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Author Farred, Grant

Title What's my name? : Black vernacular intellectuals / Grant Farred
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2003


Description 1 online resource (x, 316 pages)
Contents Introduction : thinking in the vernacular -- Muhammad Ali, third-world contender -- C.L.R. James, marginal intellectual -- Stuart Hall, the scholarship boy -- Bob Marley, postcolonial sufferer
Summary In this study of four citizens of the African diaspora--American boxer Muhammad Ali, West Indian Marxist critic C.L.R. James, British cultural theorist Stuart Hall, and Jamaican musician Bob Marley--Farred develops a new category of engaged thinker: the vernacular intellectual. He offers a vision of intellectual activity that is as valid in the boxing ring as in academia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-296) and index
Notes English
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Subject Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016 -- Political and social views
James, C. L. R. (Cyril Lionel Robert), 1901-1989 -- Political and social views
Hall, Stuart -- Political and social views
Marley, Bob -- Political and social views
SUBJECT Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016 fast
Hall, Stuart, 1932-2014 fast
James, C. L. R. (Cyril Lionel Robert), 1901-1989 fast
Marley, Bob fast
James, C. L. R. (Cyril Lionel Robert), 1901-1989 -- politiska och sociala åsikter. sao
Hall, Stuart, 1932-2014 -- politiska och sociala åsikter. sao
Marley, Bob -- politiska och sociala åsikter. sao
Subject Intellectuals.
Race relations -- Political aspects.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Social Classes.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- African American Studies.
Political and social views
Race relations -- Political aspects
Rasrelationer -- politiska aspekter.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003006543
ISBN 9780816690114