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The African aesthetic : keeper of the traditions

Author: Kariamu Welsh-Asante
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1994.
Series: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, no. 153.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
African aesthetic.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1994
(OCoLC)988863950
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kariamu Welsh-Asante
ISBN: 0275951170 9780275951177
OCLC Number: 56700052
Description: xv, 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The aesthetic conceptualization of Nzuri / Kariamu Welsh-Asante --
The African American aesthetic as optimal consciousness / Linda James Myers --
The African Diasporan ritual mode / Zadia Ife --
Location theory and African aesthetics / Molefi Kete Asante --
The African aesthetic and national consciousness / Dona Marimba Richards --
Mpai : libation oratory / Abu Shardow Abarry --
Aesthetic practices among African American women / Sonja Peterson-Lewis --
Jazz literature and the African American aesthetic / George L. Starks, Jr. --
The search for Afrocentric visual aesthetic / Robert Douglas --
Aesthetics and African American musical expression / Warren Swindell --
The aesthetics of Nommo in the films of Spike Lee / Ronald Jemal Stephens --
Zora Neale Hurston's transmutation and synthesis of Nommo : reclamation of a legacy / Carolyn L. Holmes. Art for life's sake : African art as a reflection of an Afrocentric cosmology / Dele Jegede --
A bibliographic essay on African aesthetics / Kariamu Welsh-Asante.
Series Title: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, no. 153.
Responsibility: edited by Kariamu Welsh-Asante.

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