Frantz Fanon

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African History Project - Franz Fanon

The Wretched of the Earth

Concerning Violence

The opening and most powerful essay of the seminal collection, The Wretched of the Earth, published in 1961. This was Fanon’s last publication and was written to reflect the development in his thinking as a result of his intimate involvement in the Algerian resistance movement.

Our essays dissect the key ideas to emerge from this pivotal work.

on the Denigration of Culture | FANON, Frantz

on the Mapping of Colonial Dichotomies | FANON, Frantz

on the Utility of Violence | FANON, Frantz

on the Meaning of Decolonisation | FANON, Frantz