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Poets, French Guianese

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Damas, Léon , 1972 April 11

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Poet Léon Damas delivered a lecture on 4/11/1972 (2015-0002/RR135). Born in Cayenne, French Guiana, in 1912, Léon-Gontran Damas was a poet, journalist, educator, and statesman who co-founded the Négritude literary movement in the 1930s with the Matinique born poet Aimé Césaire and the Senegalese author and statesman Léopold Sédar Senghor.

RR 135 Mr. Damas spoke on the birth and the idea of the concept of Négritude.

Dates: 1972 April 11