« La négritude n’aurait pas connu un tel éclat sans Lilyan Kesteloot »


She hailed from Belgium and lived her childhood in the Belgian colony Congo. Her relationship with Africa would be an everlasting relationship. She studied in Belgium, did her doctorate and lectured at universities. She studied and lectured about African literature, especially the French-language wing of it. In this way she met the movement of ‘négritude’. … Continue reading « La négritude n’aurait pas connu un tel éclat sans Lilyan Kesteloot »

Lilyan Kesteloot, le choix de l’Afrique


In this article the Ivorian author Véronique Tadjo looks at the legacy of the Belgian scholar Lilyan Kesteloot who was  a source of inspiration for many. She was a scholar in the field of African literature. Tadjo was one of those who was inspired by her.