Aimé Césaire was born June 25, 1913, in Basse-Pointe, a small town on the northeast coast of Martinique in the French Caribbean. He attended the Lycée Schoelcher in Martinique, and the Parisian schools Ecole Normale Supérieure and the Lycée Louis-le-Grand. His books of poetry include Aimé Césaire: The Collected Poetry (University of California Press, 1983); Putting in Fetters (1960); Lost Bodies (1950), with illustrations by Pablo Picasso; Decapitated Sun (1948); Miraculous Arms (1946); and Notebook of a Return to the Homeland (1939).
- Forfeiture by Aimé Césaire
- At the Locks of the Void by Aime Cesaire
- To the Serpent by Aime Cesaire
- The Woman and the Flame by Aimé Césaire
- Notebook of a Return to the Native Land by Aimé Césaire