Results 1 – 24 of 24 Portrait du colonisé, précédé de: Portrait du colonisateur by Albert Memmi and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles. Other Titles: Portrait du colonisé précédé du portrait du colonisateur. Responsibility: by Albert Memmi ; translated by Howard Greenfeld ; introduced by . Get this from a library! Portrait du colonisé ; précédé de Portrait du colonisateur, et d’une préface de Jean-Paul Sartre. [Albert Memmi].

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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Albert Memmi does a great job in comparing the psyche of the colonized with that of the colonizer, but you’re pretty much on your own in terms of freeing your mind. Sep 09, Elaine rated it really liked it Shelves: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Good or evil, women as personalities in the colonialist drama are largely absent from Memmi’s account.

The two portraits – first of the French colonist and second of the colonised Algerian – This is a classic book up there with The Wretched of the Earth by Franz Fanon about colonialism told by a doctor in French-Colonised Algeria during the civil war. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is brutal and honest and should be more widely known than it is.


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Open to the public ; I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? In order that his liberation may be complete, he must free himself from those inevitable conditions of his struggle. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Physical Description xxix, pages ; 21 cm.

Dolonis it is indispensable that he have a free choice and not that he exist only through his nation. So many passages of this book still resonate today, and it’s almost frightening how relevant some of Memmi’s points are to the current political climate, not only internationally but also domestically.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. A crucial read for those interested in postcolonial studies. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. But This is the book that became a blueprint for anti-colonial action when it was published in the In order to free himself from colonization, the colonized must start with his oppression, the deficiencies of his cilonis. He cannot be human, he cannot be free, until the shackles of albegt are completely tossed off.

Memmi gives general observations on what characterizes the colonized and the colonizer. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The two portraits – first of the French colonist and second of the colonised Algerian – are incredibly lucid.

His take on the psychology of the colonizer is that itself is a poisonous position, both for those who accept and those who refuse the role of oppressor. Oct 10, Mary rated it liked it Shelves: It is not for the weak-stomached as there is description of torture and genocidal tactics used by the French in their failed attempt to crush the uprising against their occupation.


For example, the famous and absurd incompatibility between East and West, that antithesis hardened by the colonizer, who thereby sets up a permanent barrier between himsdf and the colonized. This discounts the fact that power dynamics matter.

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May 11, Vera Sophia rated it really liked it Shelves: Memmi is a contemporary of Frantz Fanon and similarly explores the psychological and social consequences of the colonial relationship on both the colonizer and the colonized.

Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? When I received this book it was in horrible condition.

It menmi have made quite an impact in it’s day. What does the return to the East mean, anyway? He can, of course, assert himself as a nationalist. The colonizer denies liberty.