mutter, lass mich in ruhe eine weisse sein

The matter of identity has been raised before. 

When do you become an African writer, not just a writer, but a writer with a (more or less)  specific identity? In this article in the German newspaper DIE WELT we read about a French female author Marie NDiaye. And what are her roots with a Senegalese father and a French mother?

The title of the article says: Just let me in peace and be a white woman.  

 
Seit ihrem Prix Goncourt 2009 für den Roman „Drei starke Frauen“ gehört Marie NDiaye zu den profiliertesten französischen Autoren der Gegenwart

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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