chapter  5
SAINT FANON AND “HOMOSEXUAL TERRITORY”
ByTERRY GOLDIE
Pages 12

As Henry Louis Gates notes in “Critical Fanonism,” Frantz Fanon “has now been reinstated as a global theorist” (1991:457). And has become extremely various:

It may be a matter of judgement whether his writings are rife with contradiction or richly dialectical, polyvocal, and multivalent; they are in any event highly porous, that is, wide open to interpretation, and the readings they elicit are, as a result, of unfailing symptomatic interest: Frantz Fanon, not to put too fine a point on it, is a Rorschach blot with legs.