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The Black Radical Tragic: Performance, Aesthetics, and the Unfinished Haitian Revolution

Jeremy Matthew Glick
Format
Book
Published
New York : New York University Press, [2016]
Language
English
Series
America and the Long 19th Century
ISBN
9781479844425, 147984442X, 9781479813193, 1479813192
Contents
  • Introduction: the Haitian Revolution as refusal and reuse
  • Overture: Haiti against forgetting and the thermidorean present
  • Haitian revolutionary encounters: Eugene O'Neill, Sergei Eisenstein, and Orson Welles
  • Bringing in the chorus: the Haitian Revolution plays of C.L.R. James and Edouard Glissant
  • Tragedy as mediation: the Black Jacobins
  • Tshembe's choice: Lorraine Hansberry's pan-Africanist drama and Haitian revolution opera
  • Conclusion: Malcolm X's enlistment of Hamlet and Spinoza
  • Coda: Black radical tragic propositions.
Description
xiii, 266 pages : illustration ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • "Also available as an ebook" -- Verso title page.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-253) and index.
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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