Aimé Césaire

Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination

Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination

This history of renegade intellectuals and artists of the African diaspora throughout the twentieth century begins with the premise that the catalyst for political engagement has never been misery, poverty, or oppression. People are drawn to social movement because of hope: their dreams of a new world radically different from the one they inherited.

Letter to Maurice Thorez

Aimé Césaire

Aimé Césaire's letter of resignation from the French Communist Party.

Notebook of Return to My Native Land

Notebook of Return to My Native Land

Césaire's famous poem has been described as a 'seminal text in Surrealist, French and Black literatures'.

Discourse on Colonialism

Discourse on Colonialism

An essay first published in 1950 with a new introduction by Robin D.G. Kelley.