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Title:
Of dreams deferred, dead or alive : African perspectives on African-American writers
Author:
Ojo-Ade, Femi.
Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Physical Description:
xv, 193 pages ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Africa and America : a question of continuities, cleavage, and dreams deferred / W.E.B. Du Bois : the man and his vision of Africa for Africans / Langston Hughes and Africa / Richard Wright : a dubious legacy / Claude McKay : the tragic solitude of an exiled son of Africa / Another African artist's wayward thoughts on Eugene Redmond's poetry / Branches of the same tree : African and African-American poetry / Notions and nuances : Africa in the works of James Baldwin / Reviewing Gloria Naylor : toward a Neo-African critique / Creative African memory : some oral sources of Toni Morrison's "Song of Solomon" / Circle of meaning : Paule Marshall, modernism, and the masks of history / Homesick and eurocentric? : Alice Walker's Africa / "I is" : Toni Morrison, the past, and Africa / Afterward : what's in a name?
Reading Level:
1390 Lexile.
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ISBN:
9780313264757
Format :
Book