Amadou Hampâté Bâ () was one of the major intellectual and literary figures of twentieth-century Africa. A historian and collector and. By all accounts, Amadou Hampaté Bâ (–) ranks among the giants of African literature. This would no doubt remain true even if no. Read more about The Fortunes Of Wangrin and other books by Amadou Hampate Ba.

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Books by Amadou Hampate Ba and Complete Book Reviews

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A searing fictional indictment of colonialism and its corruption of both its French citizens and African subjects, this novel written by the late Malian scholar presents the life of Wangrin, a child of great intellect and promise, who veers from the. Criminals and the African cultural imagination: There are 3 possible reasons you were unable to login and get access our premium online pages. He died in Abidjan in Bulletin de l’Institut Fondamental d’Afrique Noire.

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At IFAN, he made ethnological surveys and collected traditions. A historian and collector and translator of oral and ethnological texts, hamoate was also a poet in his native Fulfulde and the author of prize-winning and widely-read literary works two volumes of his memoirs and a novel set in colonial French West Africaas well as a spokesperson for Sufi understandings of Islam and religious ecumenism.


From tohe held several posts in the colonial administration in Upper Voltanow Burkina Fasoand from to in Bamako. Parts of this site are only available to paying PW subscribers.

Il n’y a pas de petite querelle: Christianity as seen by an African Muslim intellectual: Oxford University Press, Les religions africaines traditionnelles: General history of Africa.

Le temps des marabouts: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Aspects de la civilisation africaine: In the course of his career he assembled a very large personal archive. Inhe ran away from school and rejoined his mother at Katiwhere he resumed his studies.

As a punishment, the governor appointed him to Ouagadougou with the role he later described as that of “an essentially precarious and revocable temporary writer”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Books of the Week.