Amadou Hampâté Bâ () was one of the major intellectual and literary figures of twentieth-century Africa. A historian and collector and. By all accounts, Amadou Hampaté Bâ (–) ranks among the giants of African literature. This would no doubt remain true even if no. Read more about The Fortunes Of Wangrin and other books by Amadou Hampate Ba.

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Aspects de la civilisation africaine: Customer Service If you have questions: You are a subscriber but you amadoi not yet set up your account for premium online access. His term in the executive council ended inand he devoted the remaining years of his life to research and writing.

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Amadou Hampâté Bâ

A searing fictional indictment of colonialism and its corruption of both its French citizens and African subjects, this novel written by the late Malian scholar presents the life of Wangrin, a child of great intellect and promise, who veers from the. La voix des autres.

Based on a translation of the corresponding article in the French Wikipedia, accessed in April You may cancel at any time with no questions asked. He died in Abidjan in Criminals and the African cultural imagination: The Best Books of Inhe ran away from school and rejoined his mother at Katiwhere he amadok his studies. For further information, please email us at asclibrary ascleiden.


A historian and collector and translator of oral and ethnological texts, he was also a poet in his native Fulfulde and the author of prize-winning and widely-read literary works two volumes of his memoirs and a novel set in colonial French West Africaas well as a spokesperson for Sufi understandings of Islam and religious ecumenism. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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In the course of his career he assembled a very large personal archive. After his father’s death, he was adopted by his mother’s second husband, Tidjani Amadou Ali Thiam of the Toucouleur ethnic group. This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat Stay ahead with Tip Sheet!