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The Time is Always NowBlack Political Thought and the Transformation of US Democracy$
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Nicholas Bromell

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199973439

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973439.001.0001

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A Coda for My Colleagues

A Coda for My Colleagues

Fusing Critique and Vision

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(p.145) A Coda for My Colleagues
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The Time is Always Now
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Nick Bromell

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973439.003.0008

This brief coda sets out the book's main argument: that some black American thinkers offer insights into the theory and practice of democracy around which to build a new and more effective public philosophy for the twenty-first century. The author urges his colleagues in literary studies to reinvest in vision along with critique, and to recall that it is not just the unconscious that is political but the imagination.

Keywords:   black American thinkers, democracy, public philosophy, vision, critique

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