No Lords A-Leaping: Fanon, C.L.R. James, and the Politics of Invention
AbstractWhat happens to Fanonism when, instead of resistance or liberation, it becomes a discourse of invention? What happens to Fanon’s critique of colonialism and his imagining of a decolonial future, when that critique and imagining are staked not on the refusal of racial humanity itself (in the sense of an appeal to a “new humanism”…), but in the sense that Fanonism itself, as such, would be a discourse and reading of invention? In this essay I compare Fanon’s reading of invention with that of C.L.R. James’s reading of spontaneity in Notes on Dialectics. View Full-Text
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Marriott, D. No Lords A-Leaping: Fanon, C.L.R. James, and the Politics of Invention. Humanities 2014, 3, 517-545.
Marriott D. No Lords A-Leaping: Fanon, C.L.R. James, and the Politics of Invention. Humanities. 2014; 3(4):517-545.Chicago/Turabian Style
Marriott, David. 2014. "No Lords A-Leaping: Fanon, C.L.R. James, and the Politics of Invention." Humanities 3, no. 4: 517-545.