April 01, 2019

Chelsea Stieber, assistant professor, French and francophone studies, published commentary on Africa is a Country about The Camp of the Saints, a 1973 dystopian apocalyptic French novel and politics.

...I mean more specifically The Camp of the Saints, a 1973 dystopian apocalyptic French novel about the crisis of immigration, the fear of ethnic replacement, and the invasion and end of the white West. I read this toxic book so that you don’t have to. And yet I think everyone should read it in order to uncover the fictional source code for the tropes, language, rhetoric, and style that invent the crises of invasion and replacement—and to uncover the very real consequences of (mis)taking these fictions as fact....

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