Marking a Decade
On the occasion of the
tenth anniversary of this site, I am pleased to report the
publication of my article “CLR James: Herbert Aptheker’s
Invisible Man,” in the Fall 2013 issue of the CLR James
Journal. It arrived in the mail two days ago, and I
purchased access to the
online version of my
essay this morning (sort of an
anniversary present to myself [January 17, 2014]).
Hazily aware for four decades
of C. L. R. James (1901-1989), author of The Black Jacobins:
Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution,
the umpteenth sighting of his name in my reading material (this
time it was in a piece by Dwight Macdonald) over the course of a
few months in 2012 triggered an odd reverie and query. (In the
late thirties and early forties Macdonald and James’s circles
About This Site
Were you looking for me?
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about what's behind it.
This website, non-commercial (and technologically unevolved,
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scholarship that has put me in debt and (b) essays of mine
whereby I pay that debt forward.
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