To fully understand today’s literature in the Ivory Coast, it is important to remember its first steps. A general overview of the main ideas and characteristics of Bernard B. Dadié’s literary works demonstrates the audacity and originality of the first Ivorian who wrote in French, and who helped impose French as the national language in the Ivory Coast.
Dehon, Claire L.
"Bernard Binlin Dadié, le père de la littérature en Côte d’Ivoire,"
Présence Francophone: Revue internationale de langue et de littérature: Vol. 83
, Article 11.
Available at: https://crossworks.holycross.edu/pf/vol83/iss1/11