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  • Published: 2 July 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241396667
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $19.99

Black Skin, White Masks




One of the most radical and influential essays on race and racism, now available in Penguin Modern Classics

Few modern voices have had as profound an impact as Frantz Fanon. A major influence on civil rights, anti-colonial and black consciousness movements around the world, Black Skin, White Masks is an unsurpassed study of the black psyche in a white world.

Hailed for its scientific analysis and poetic grace when it was first published in 1952, it established Fanon as a revolutionary thinker and remains just as relevant and powerful today.

  • Published: 2 July 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241396667
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $19.99

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Praise for Black Skin, White Masks

So hard to put down . . . a brilliant, vivid and hurt mind, walking the thin line that separates effective outrage from despair

The New York Times Book Review

Fanon is our contemporary . . . In clear language, in words that can only have been written in the cool heat of rage, Fanon showed us the internal theatre of racism

Deborah Levy

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