|LC control no.||sh 88002130
|Topical heading||Negritude (Literary movement)
|See also||Literary movements
Literature, Modern--20th century--History and criticism
|Found in||Work cat.: Michael, C.V. Negritude : an annotated bibliography, 1988.
Britannica Micro.: v. VII, p. 244 (Negritude, a literary movement of the 1930s, 40s and 50s which was born among French speaking African and Carribean writers ... that committed writers should not only use African subject matter and poetic traditions, in their writings but should also inspire their readers with a desire for political freedom; that Negritude itself encompasses the whole of African cultural, economic, social and political issues ... the value and dignity of African traditions and peoples must be asserted.)
Web. 3: p. 132 (ne-gri-tude) (a consciousness of and pride in the cultural and physical aspects of the African heritage; the state of being a Negro)