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The Black radical tragic : performance, aesthetics, and the unfinished Haitian Revolution / Jeremy Matthew Glick.

Author/Creator:
Glick, Jeremy Matthew, author.
Publication:
New York : New York University Press, [2016]
Series:
America and the long 19th century.
America and the long 19th century
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 266 pages : illustration ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Blacks in literature.
Radicalism in literature.
Tragic, The, in literature.
Haiti -- In literature.
Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Drama.
Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804 -- Literature and the revolution.
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.
Notes:
"Also available as an ebook" -- Verso title page.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-253) and index.
ISBN:
9781479844425
147984442X
9781479813193
1479813192
OCLC:
906658680
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