Psychiatric Writings from Alienation and Freedom, The

Frantz Fanon, Jean Khalfa, Professor Robert J. C. Young, Steven Corcoran

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Published: 29-10-2020

£14.99

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Description

Frantz Fanon’s psychiatric career was crucial to his thinking as an anti-colonialist writer and activist. Much of his iconic work was shaped by his experiences working in hospitals in France, Algeria and Tunisia. The writing collected here was written from 1951 to 1960 in tandem with his political work and reveals much about how Fanon’s thought developed, showing that, for him, psychiatry was part of a much wider socio-political struggle. His political, revolutionary and literary lives should not then be separated from the psychiatric practice and writings that shaped his thinking about oppression, alienation and the search for freedom.

Additional information

Weight 0.636 kg
Dimensions 138 × 216 mm
Page Count 504