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Fabienne Imlinger

Author, podcaster, literary researcher

Aimé Césaire
Cahier d’un retour au pays natal

Cahier d’un retour au pays natal by Aimé Césaire blows up literary and political categories: it is a long poem, but at times it reads like a manifesto; it describes the journey and the search for identity of a young man from Martinique, has autobiographical features, and yet is also a journey into the past that recalls, among other things, the transatlantic slave trade.