Quotes by C. L. R. James

About C. L. R. James:

Cyril Lionel Robert James is a staple of subaltern studies, and he figures as a pioneering and influential voice in postcolonial literature. A tireless political activist, James's writing on the Communist International stirred debate in Trotskyist circles, and his history of the Haitian Revolution, The Black Jacobins, is a seminal text in the literature of the African Diaspora.

Author Bio

  • NameC. L. R. James
  • DescriptionTrinidadian writer
  • AliasesCyril Lionel Robert James
  • BornJanuary 4, 1901
  • DiedMay 31, 1989
  • CountryUnited Kingdom; Trinidad And Tobago
  • ProfessionHistorian; Journalist; Novelist; Writer