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Black Radical Tragic"Performance, Aesthetics, and the Unfinished Haitian Revolution"$
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Jeremy Matthew Glick

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781479844425

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479844425.001.0001

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Overture

Overture

Haiti Against Forgetting and the Thermidorian Present

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(p.25) Overture
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Black Radical Tragic
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Jeremy Matthew Glick

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NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479844425.003.0002

This ouverture, or opening of the theoretical and critical stakes of my study, rehearses questions of comparison, immediacy in the archive, and the complications of collaboration in a series of juxtapositions that include C.L.R. James’s review of two works by Raymond Williams, the composition of Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks, Edouard Glissant on the conditions of Caribbean theater, Fanon versus Paul Robeson on the Vietnamese Revolution, and the applicability of Brechtian thought to studies of Black radicalism as well as the question of use in Brechtian poetics.

Keywords:   Raymond Williams, comparison, Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks, Vietnamese Revolution, archive, immediacy, Brechtian thought, Brechtian poetics

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