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Xala

by Sembene Ousmane

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Published by L. Hill & Co. in Westport, Conn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSembene Ousmane ; translated by Clive Wake.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.O9445 Xal3, PQ3989.O8 Xal3, PQ3989O87 X313 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination114 p. :
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21968714M
ISBN 100882080679, 1556520700

Xala () About book: Considering that Xala was written in the s, it is a surprisingly frank discussion of male & female societal, marital, & sexual relationships in the days of post-colonial Senegal (which gained independence in ). It's a dark satire, a harsh parable that shows the clash between old, traditional African ways and the newer, post-colonial, 'Europeanized' ways/5(2). Not Signed; In the workers on the Dakar-Niger Railway came out on strike. Throughout this novel, written from the workers' perspective, the community social tensions emerge, and increase as the strike lengthens. The author's other novels include Xala and Black Docker. show more. book. Seller Inventory # ria_rkm.

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Last year as I focused on reading books by women of color from around the globe, my books by men of color were lacking/5. Xala is a novel by Ousmane Sembène, that was later translated and published in English in as part of the influential Heinemann African Writers Series.

It is about El Hadji Abdou Kader Beye, a businessman who is struck by impotence on the night of his wedding to his third lapachecachica.com: Ousmane Sembène. Xala (pronounced, Wolof for "temporary sexual impotence") is a Senegalese film directed by Ousmane Sembène.

It is an adaptation of Sembène's novel of the same name. The film depicts El Hadji, a businessman in Senegal, who is cursed with crippling erectile dysfunction upon the day of his marriage to his third lapachecachica.com by: Samba Diabara Samb.

This summary of Xala includes a complete plot overview – spoilers included. We’re considering expanding this synopsis into a full-length study guide to deepen. The Xala Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like lapachecachica.com: Ousmane Sembène.

Xala narrates several weeks in the life of an African businessman, Abdou Xala book Beyè, called “El Hadji.” The brief novel traces his rapid decline from affluence to total humiliation and ruin. Xala () by Sembene Ousmane Digitalized by RevSocialist for SocialistStories.

Author: Revolution Created Date: 5/27/ PM. Oct 29,  · Xala: A Novel - Kindle edition by Ousmane Sembène. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Xala: A Novel/5(12). Dec 29,  · Xala tells the story of a corrupt government official, El Hadji, who marries his third wife using pilfered funds.

When El Hadji goes to consummate his marriage, he finds out he has been cursed with impotence, a curse known as xala. The historical context is slightly after Senegal's independence is achieved, and there are obvious metaphoric /10(K). Xala () on IMDb: Plot summary, synopsis, and more Menu. Movies.

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The Paperback of the Xala by Ousmane Sembene, Ousmane Sembhne | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Slow to start, the book is not flowery or humorous, and this book is dark in mood if not in plot compared with similar books of its type from other African countries.

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A Review of Xala, a Novel by Sembene Ousmane Xala is a story of El Hadji Kader Beye, a Muslim businessman living in Dakar, Senegal, who suffers a terrible misfortune after his third marriage, after being struck by a xala which is translated by Ousmane himself as “impotence”.

El Hadj fails to consummate his marriage and becomes an object. Xala by Ousmane and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at lapachecachica.com From inside the book.

What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - shawnd - LibraryThing. In this Senegalese novel set in Dakkar, xala is a curse of impotence. This story, an increasingly taut psychodrama about an aging patron and his wives, follows a normative African storyline with Read full review.

Review: Xala/5(2). The complete review's Review. Xala begins with a celebration, as 'businessmen' (that's how Sembène puts it, too) in Senegal celebrate the election of an African to head the local Chamber of Commerce and Industry, yet another step towards being able to exert control and diminish the influence of the former colonial powers.

Among the businessmen is El Hadji Abdou Kader Beye, who has even more. Xala generally ignores the areas of Senegal outside the capital city, Dakar, because it focuses on the new African elite, lapachecachica.com will help you with any book or any question.

Our summaries. Xala is a fast moving work by Sembène which is certain to keep the attention of readers. The controversial nature of the work, circling a man's impotance will keep students attention. The work also provides a vast arena in which to discuss the novel's themes and motives.

Jun 12,  · So begins "Xala," the newest and most disturbing film by the Senegalese director Ousmane Sembene. His story follows the decline and fall of one of the African businessmen, who sells rice on the black market to finance the addition of a third wife to his family.3/4.

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.Sembène Ousmane's Xala was written as a novel and made into a film in It is a biting attack upon the newly risen bourgeois class that has ascended to power and wealth in Senegal since Author: Kenneth Harrow."Ousmane's satirical fable tells of the downfall of El Hadji, a member of the African elite who have taken the place of white businessmen in Francophone Africa.

The protagonist is stricken with xala--impotence--in a racous bedrroom scene with his new young wife. The novel subtly traces the interplay among his three wives as El Hadji desperately tries to over come the affliction.