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Africa and trans-Atlantic memories.
Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, c2008
(OCoLC)680471411
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang; Paul E Lovejoy; David Vincent Trotman
ISBN: 1592216323 hardcover) 9781592216321 hardcover) 1592216331 (pbk.) 9781592216338 (pbk.
OCLC Number: 212008156
Notes: Book arises from a conference, Literary Manifestations of the African Diaspora, that was held at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana in 2003.
Description: vii, 477 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Narratives of trans-Atlantic slavery in the life stories of two Muslims / Paul E. Lovejoy --
Memories of "homeland" : historical and literary representations of enslavement & acculturation in the diaspora / Walter Rucker --
Middle passage afflictions in the work of Francisco Barrera y Domingo : literature, politics and disease / Manuel Barcia --
The language of slaves and servants : African agency and the Mobilian trade language in eighteenth-century Alabama / David Wheat --
The representations of slavery at Bonny and Asaba ; the traditional visual arts interrogate modern literature / Ikem Stanley Okoye --
Saramaka marks of beauty and literary forms : slavery memories of West African Yoruba / Tunde M. Akinwumi --
Over the rainbow : African America stage artists and dreams of home in the early twentieth century / Karen Sotiropoulos --
Making space : reading "limbo" in dancehall performance & spatiality / Sonjah N. Stanley Niaah --
Exploring narratives of the trans-Atlantic slave trade in Amistad and Sankofa / Samuel Ayedime Kafewo --
Transcending the "dust" : African-American filmmakers preserving the "glimpse of the eternal" / Foluke Ogunleye --
History and memory in Capoeira lyrics from Bahia / Mathias Röhrig Assunc̦ão --
"Oh Africa! Why don't they leave you alone?" The images of Africa in the Calypso / David V. Trotman --
The Atlantic slave trade in West African history text books / Ella Keren --
The Atlantic slave trade in local history writing in Ouidah / Robin Law --
Rearticulations, reconnections and refigurations : writing Africa through the Americas / Andrea Davis --
Landscapes of memory : representing the African Diaspora's return "home" / Sandra L. Richards --
A fork in the road : Ayi Kwei Armah's Osiris rising and Florence Ladd's Sarah's psalm on the subject of homecoming / Naana Opoku-Agyemang --
Un-imaging Africa : the nature and location of "Africa" in the works of Louise Bennett / Mark V. Campbell --
Modern African diaspora : the nervous conditions of ambiguous adventures / Chima I. Anyadike --
Grafting a new history : Rastafari memory gems articulating a "hermeneutics of Babylon" / Jahlani Bongo-Niaah --
Trans-Atlantic memories : the Black diaspora in the poetry of Kofi Anyidoho and Kofi Awoonor / Mawuli Adjei --
The image of the Black soul : from the hut near the Congo to the banks of the Mississippi / Muyiwa Falaiye --
Armah's obsessions with the "middle passage" : reality and symbols / Benaouda Lebdai --
Hungry ghosts and restless spirits : lyric voices of the middle passage / Lorrie N. Smith.
Responsibility: edited by Naana Opoku-Agyemang, Paul E. Lovejoy, and David V. Trotman.
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