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Tragedy as Mediation: The Black Jacobins

Jeremy Matthew Glick

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479844425
eISBN:
9781479814855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844425.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at questions of mediation in C.L.R. James’s Haitian revolutionary history The Black Jacobins. It contains a large excursus on problems of expansion and contraction and embodiment ... More


The Loss of El Dorado and ‘Colonial’ Historiography

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/9780198861102.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter is about historical writing in the West Indies, from the 1960s onwards. Historical writing about the colonial past was a key place in which Caribbean writers in this era analysed the ... More


Primitivism, Decolonization, and World Literature

Ben Etherington

in Literary Primitivism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602366
eISBN:
9781503604094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602366.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The conclusion recapitulates the central claims of the study, especially with regard to the phenomenological notion that primitivism was a “project,” and points to areas for further research. It also ... More


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