Category Archives: History and Culture

Formerly known as Cultural Periods and Styles

FA20 Readings Final

415

Ali, Tariq. The Book of Saladin. New York: Verso, 1999. Print. 

ISBN 9781781680032

Hoban, Russell. Riddley Walker, Expanded Edition. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1998. Print. 

ISBN 9780253212344

James, C. L. R. The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution. 2d Ed., Rev. ed. New York: Vintage, 1963. Print.

ISBN 9780679724674

303

Hoban, Russell. Riddley Walker, Expanded Edition. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1998. Print. 

ISBN 9780253212344

James, C. L. R. The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution. 2d Ed., Rev. ed. New York: Vintage, 1963. Print.

ISBN 9780679724674

Maalouf, Amin and Rothschild, Jon. The Crusades through Arab Eyes. New York: Schocken, 1985. Print.

ISBN 9780805208986

225

Chesnutt, Charles and Sundquist, Eric J. The Marrow of Tradition. New York: Penguin, 1993. Print.

ISBN 9780140186864

Hammett, Dashiell. Red Harvest. New York: Vintage, 1992. Print. 

ISBN 9780679722618

Le Guin, Ursula K. The Dispossessed: A Novel. New York: Perennial Classics, 2003. Print. 

ISBN 9780061054884

FA20: Haitian Revolution

WORKING

Haitian Revolution

Historiography

CLR James, The Black Jacobins

Laurent Dubois, Avengers of the New World

Gerald Horne, Confronting Blak Jacobins

Film

Gillo Pontecorvo, Burn!

Lydia Bailey (1947?)

Edward Halperin, White Zombie

doc. Egalitè for All

doc. Aristide and the Endless Revolution

Visual Arts

Kimathi Donkor, Caribbean Passion: Haiti 1804

Jacob Lawrence, The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture

Black Dawn (film)

Drama

Aime Cesaire, The Tragedy of King Christophe

Orson Welles, Voodoo Macbeth

Eugene O’Neill, Emperor Jones

CLR James, Toussaint L’Ouverture: A Play in Three Acts

Novel

Alejo Carpentier, The Kingdom of This World

Madison Smart Bell, All Soul’s Rising (Haitian Trilogy)

Leonora Sansay, Secret History, or The Horrors of Santo Domingo

Nalo Hopkins, Midnight Robber

Arna Bontemps, Black Thunder

Syl Cheney-Coker, Sacred River: A Novel

Politics/Theory/Anthropology

Susan Buck-Morss, Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History

Peter Hallward, Damming the Flood

Alfred Métraux, Voodoo in Haiti

 

 

Weimar in L.A. (303)

Bertolt Brecht, “Hollywood Elegies”

I

The village of Hollywood was planned according to the notion

People in these parts have of heaven. In these parts

They have come to the conclusion that God

Requiring a heaven and a hell, didn’t need to

Plan two establishments but

Just the one: heaven. It

Serves the unprosperous, unsuccessful

As hell.

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