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Toussaint Louverture : the story of the only successful slave revolt in history : a play in three acts

Author: C L R James; Christian Høgsbjerg; Laurent Dubois
Publisher: Durham and London : Duke University Press, ©2013.
Series: C.L.R. James Archives (Series)
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A new critical edition of Toussaint Louverture, the play written by the Trinidadian intellectual and activist C. L. R. James in 1934, performed at London's Westminster Theatre in 1936, and then  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Drama
History
Named Person: C L R James; Toussaint Louverture; C L R James; Toussaint Louverture; François Dominique Toussaint Louverture
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C L R James; Christian Høgsbjerg; Laurent Dubois
ISBN: 9780822353034 0822353032 9780822353140 0822353148
OCLC Number: 805048405
Description: xii, 222 [2] pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations --
Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Editorial note --
Author's note [1936] --
Characters in order of appearance --
Toussaint Louverture; the story of the only successful slave revolt in history [1934] --
Notices --
Photograph and programme [1936] --
Act II, scene 1 of Toussaint Louverture [1936] --
Reviews --
Appendices: 1. C.L.R. James, "The intelligence of the Negro", The Beacon, I, 5, August 1931 --
2. C.L.R. James, "A century of freedom"?, The Listener, 31 May 1933 --
3. C.L.R. James, "Slavery today : a shocking exposure", Tit-bits, 5 August 1933 --
4. Paul Robeson, "I want Negro culture", News Chronicle, 30 May 1935 --
5. C.L.R. James, ""Civilising" the "Blacks" : why Britain needs to maintain her African possessions", New Leader, 29 May 1936 --
6. George Padmore, letter to Dr. Alain Locke, 19 December 1936 --
7. C.L.R. James, [The Maverick Club], The Nation, 28 February 1959 --
8. C.L.R. James, "A unique personality", New Society, 8 February 1979 --
9. C.L.R. James, "Paul Robeson", Race Today, 16, no. 4, May/June 1985.
Series Title: C.L.R. James Archives (Series)
Responsibility: C.L.R. James ; edited and introduced by Christian Høgsbjerg ; with a foreword by Laurent Dubois.

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