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Black America and the overthrow of the European colonial order: The tragic voice of Richard Wright

Bill Schwarz

in Cultures of Decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096525
eISBN:
9781526104335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096525.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The chapter explores how Richard Wright, the great American author and black radical, in his concern with the dynamics of European decolonisation, envisaged the effects of the end of British rule ... More


Introduction

William Ghosh

in V.S. Naipaul, Caribbean Writing, and Caribbean Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198861102
eISBN:
9780191893070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861102.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

V.S. Naipaul is one of the most internationally acclaimed twentieth-century writers from the Caribbean region. Yet it is usually assumed that he was neither much influenced by the Caribbean literary ... More


George Padmore

Bill Schwarz

in West Indian Intellectuals in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064746
eISBN:
9781781700426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064746.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

George Padmore represents a particular variant on the theme of emigration which underwrites the story of twentieth-century Caribbean intellectuals. He was an intellectual formed deep in the vortex of ... More


Epilogue

Chelsea Stieber

in Haiti's Paper War: Post-Independence Writing, Civil War, and the Making of the Republic, 1804-1954

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479802135
eISBN:
9781479802166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802135.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The epilogue presents the curious case of the two Christophean societies: one in Cap-Haïtien in 1954, and the other in Paris in 1965. It argues that the critiques of Haiti’s revolutionary and ... More


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