Black Skin, White Masks

4 April 2015
A book report on Frantz Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks.

Fanon’s book is an analysis of identity and racism issues about blacks in a culturally white world. This paper discusses this book in terms of its title and how it relates to the author. The paper begins with background information about the author himself and explains how this book is based on first hand personal experiences of racial issues.
“In order to understand Frantz Fanon’s book, Black Skin, White Masks, it’s important to understand a little bit about the author himself. Fanon was born in French Martinique in 1925 and moved to France in 1943. He had always thought of himself as French and it was here in France that he had his first taste of racism. He began to write political essays and plays and it was here that he wrote Black Skin, White Masks.”

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