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Articles by David Murphy
An African Brecht
NLR 16, July-August 2002, pp. 115-129in
Subjects: Africa , Cinema
An aesthetic of discrepancy—epic sweep, domestic naturalism, social satire, expressionist set-piece—marks the complex cinema of Ousmane Sembene. Themes of contestation and corruption played out in pre- and post-Independence Senegal.Read this article or download a PDF file
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