Essays Tagged: "Xala"

sembene ousmane

erature) that Sembene came to film making, as a last resort. Indeed, most of his film works (except Xala, 1973, and Guelwaar, 1993) are adaptations of earlier novels or short stories. Xala and Guelwaa ... l respecting variations in individual personalities reflects his idea of the masses. For example in XALA, he uses the protagonist, El hadji, as a symbol of the new Senegalese elite who, because of the ...

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Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies