Jean-Paul Sartre is a French writer and philosopher, famous for his association with existentialism. Fanon and Sartre mutually influence one another; however, Fanon is also critical of some of Sartre’s ideas. For example, he argues that Sartre’s point that black people should support Négritude despite its profound flaws is patronizing.
Jean-Paul Sartre Character Timeline in Black Skin, White Masks
The timeline below shows where the character Jean-Paul Sartre appears in Black Skin, White Masks. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 4: The So-Called Dependency Complex of the Colonized
Fanon concludes that “it is the racist who creates the inferiorized.” This echoes Jean-Paul Sartre, who argues that “it is the anti-Semite who makes the Jew.” Fanon argues that Mannoni... (full context)
Chapter 5: The Lived Experience of the Black Man