The Black radical tragic : performance, aesthetics, and the unfinished Haitian Revolution (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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The Black radical tragic : performance, aesthetics, and the unfinished Haitian Revolution

Author: Jeremy Matthew Glick
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Matthew Glick
ISBN: 9781479813193 1479813192 9781479844425 147984442X
OCLC Number: 1001683916
Description: 266 s
Contents: Introduction: the Haitian Revolution as refusal and re-use --
Overture: Haiti against forgetting and the thermidorean present --
Haitian revolutionary encounters: Eugene O'Neill, Sergei Eisenstein, & 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.
Responsibility: Jeremy Matthew Glick.

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"Jeremy Matthew GlicksThe Black Radical Tragicis a book we were all waiting for without knowing it. Only now, after finding it, do we know what we were waiting for." * Los Angeles Review of Books * Read more...

 
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