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Rethinking C.L.R. James

Author: Grant Farred
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of essays provides a critique of C.L.R. James's contribution to a broad range of intellectual pursuits. The Trinidadian-born James was a political activist in the Caribbean, the US and Britain, as well as being one of the leading figures in the early Pan-African movement. He also wrote extensively on literature, culture, cricket, and marxism. This book engages all these aspects of James's life to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essays
Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: C L R James; C L R James; C L R James; Cyril L R James; James, C. L. R <1901-1989> - (Cyril Lionel Robert) - Savoir et érudition.; Cyril L R James
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grant Farred
ISBN: 1557865981 9781557865984 155786599X 9781557865991
OCLC Number: 33078244
Description: viii, 225 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A conversation with C.L.R. James / Stuart Hall --
Special delivery: the letters of C.L.R. James to Constance Webb, 1939-1948 / Anna Grimshaw --
Civilization in one country? The American James / Andrew Ross --
Negativities of the popular: C.L.R. James and the limits of "cultural studies" / Neil Larsen --
The world the diaspora made: C.L.R. James and the politics of history / Robin D.G. Kelley --
Silence and dialectics: speculations on C.L.R. James and Latin America / Santiago Colás --
The maple man: how cricket made a postcolonial intellectual / Grant Farred --
"The future anterior": C.L.R. James and going Beyond a boundary / Kenneth Surin.
Responsibility: edited and introduced by Grant Farred.

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This broad-ranging collection of essays brings together contributions by scholars who have a longstanding investment in C.L.R. James.  Read more...

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