Journal of a Homecoming ⁄ Cahier d′un retour au pays natal
Originally published in 1939, Aimé Césaire’s Cahier d’un retour au pays natal is a landmark of modern French poetry and a founding text of the Négritude movement. This bilingual edition features a new authoritative translation, revised introduction, and extensive commentary, making it a magisterial edition of Césaire’s surrealist masterpiece.
About The Author(s)
Aimé Césaire (1913–2008) was a Martinican poet, critic, essayist, playwright, and statesman; a founder of the Négritude movement; and one of the most influential Francophone Caribbean intellectuals of the twentieth century.
N. Gregson Davis is Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Research Professor in the Humanities at Duke University.
F. Abiola Irele (1936–2017) was Associate of the Hutchins Center at Harvard University and had previously taught at the University of Ibadan, Ohio State University, Harvard University, and Kwara State University.