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The Dark Child

The Autobiography of an African Boy

by Camara Laye

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Cultural And Social Anthropology,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Africa - General,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPhilippe Thoby-Marcellin (Introduction), James Kirkup (Translator), Ernest Jones (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7974369M
    ISBN 10080901548X
    ISBN 109780809015481

    This Study Guide consists of approximately 35 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Dark Child. Laye's autobiographical novel The Dark Child follows one boy's journey from his . The book, originally written in French by Camara Laye under the title “l’enfant noir” in (the dark child), was translated by James Kirkup. In ‘The African Child’, Laye describes life, growing up as an African child in Guinea, West Africa.

    [This book] is a memoir of [the author's] youth in the village of Koroussa, French Guinea, a place steeped in mystery. [He] marvels over his mother's supernatural powers, his father's distinction as the village goldsmith, and his own passage into manhood, which is marked by animistic beliefs and bloody rituals of primeval origin. Mar 06,  · Posted in Reviews, The Dark Child Tagged african autobiographies, african books, African literature, autobiography, Camara Laye, French Guinea, ilo tempore, Ioana Danaila, Koroussa, negritude movement, Review of the Dark Child, the african book .

    Dec 10,  · Jessica Medeiros Child Development May 1, Book Review The child-rearing book that I choose to read was “ The Pampered Child Syndrome” written by Maggie Mamen. “The Pampered Child Syndrome” is a source of advice for parents or professionals working with children who are “loved to much”, in other words they are given everything they ask for, yet remain unhappy, . ‘Dark Emu’ was shortlisted for the History Book Award in the Queensland Literary Awards, shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Award for Indigenous Writing, the winner of the Book of the Year in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards and the winner of the Indigenous Writer’s Prize in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.


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