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The C.L.R. James Reader

Author: C L R James; Anna Grimshaw
Publisher: Oxford ; Cambridge, Mass. : Blackwell, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Author of "The Black Jacobins", "Beyond a Boundary" and "State Capitalism and the World Revolution", C.L.R. James was one of the most significant Black writers of our time. This chronologically  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Belles-lettres (texts)
Named Person: C L R James; C L R James; C L R James; Cyril Lionel Robert James
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C L R James; Anna Grimshaw
ISBN: 0631181792 9780631181798 0631184953 9780631184959
OCLC Number: 25373012
Description: ix, 451 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Trinidad 1901-1938 : La divina pastora --
Triumph --
Britain 1932-1938 : Bloomsbury: an encounter with Edith Sitwell --
The case for West Indian self-government --
Abyssinia and the imperialists --
The black jacobins --
Stalin and socialism --
America and after 1938-1956 : Letters to Constance Webb --
Dialectical materialism and the fate of humanity --
The revolutionary answer to the negro problem in the USA --
The class struggle --
Whitman and Melville --
Letters to literary critics --
Notes on Hamlet --
Popular art and the cultural tradition --
Preface to criticism --
The African diaspora 1957-1989 : Letters on politics --
Lincoln, Carnival, George Padmore: writings from The Nation --
From Toussaint L'Ouverture to Fidel Castro --
Ẁhat is art?' --
Lenin and the vanguard party --
Lenin and the problem --
The people of the Gold Coast --
The rise and fall of the Nkrumah --
Black Power --
Black people in the urban areas of the United States --
Garfield Sobers --
Black studies and the contemporary student --
Picasso and Jackson Pollock --
Three black women writers: Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Ntozake Shange.
Responsibility: edited and introduced by Anna Grimshaw.

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