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Edgar Rice Burroughs, John Carter and the Racial Imagination

The inner poetry of life is the poetry of struggling humanity, the interrelations of people in their struggles. Without this inner poetry there can be no epic composition capable of exciting human interest, capable of intensifying and keeping alive this … Continue reading


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“Clybourne Park” – on Broadway

{spoilers galore!} Clybourne Park is a play that dialogues with Lorraine Hansberry’s 1959 drama A Raisin in the Sun, the first play produced on Broadway that was written by an African-American female. Clybourne’s two acts sandwich Hansberry’s drama between two … Continue reading

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Badiou: The Racism of Intellectuals (translation)

below is a provisional translation of Alain Badiou’s article “The Racism of Intellectuals” published May 5, 2012 in Le Monde. —- The Racism of Intellectuals by Alain Badiou, philosopher, dramatist and writer The extent of the vote for Marianne Le … Continue reading

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