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The Wretched of the Earth

The Wretched of the Earth
Frantz FanonOriginal title Les Damnés de la Terre (French)

The Wretched of the Earth is a 1961 book by Frantz Fanon, in which the author provides a psychiatric and psychologic analysis of the dehumanizing effects of colonization upon the individual and the nation, and discusses the broader social, cultural, and political implications inherent to establishing a social movement for the decolonization of a person and of a people. The French-language title derives from the opening lyrics of "The Internationale".


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„Each generation must discover its mission, fulfill it or betray it, in relative opacity.“

—  Frantz Fanon, book The Wretched of the Earth

Variant: Each generation must, out of relative obscurity, discover its mission, fulfill it, or betray it.
Source: The Wretched of the Earth

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