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African heritage : an anthology of Black African personality and culture

Author: Jacob Drachler
Publisher: London : Collier-Macmillan, 1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Collier Books edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
African heritage.
London : Collier-Macmillan, 1964
(OCoLC)988335577
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Drachler
OCLC Number: 3159680
Description: 286 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Introduction: Toward true dialogue with Africa / Jacob Drachler --
Prologue: From Libretto for the Republic of Liberia / M.B. tolson --
pt. 1. African Voices: At the Source: The Oral Literature of the People: Four tales from Togoland ; Two songs from Southern Rhodesia ; Ten proverbs from Liberia --
Song of a mother to her children ; Three Ashanti tales ; Six songs from Dahomey ; Love songs of a Xhosa girl --
Forerunners: Written Literature in African Languages: Chaka, a child of sin: from a novel / by Thomas Mofolo ; Fekisi's farewell: from a tale / by Thomas Mofolo ; Why I write of the TIV / from Akiga's autobiography ; Hotter than red pepper / from Akiga's autobiography ; In the gold mines: poem / by B.W. Vilakazi ; Greeting the British Prince: poem / by S.E. Krune Mqhayi --
The New Generation: African Literature in European Languages: War and peace in Old Kenya: from a tribal history / by Jomo Kenyata ; The stories which cradled my childhood: reminiscence / by Birago Diop ; Two poems / Birago Diop ; The mysteries of my father's workshop: from the auto biography of Camara Laye ; Two poems / David Diop ; Aboard and African train / Alfred Hutchinson ; A parable / Bernard B. Dadié ; The meaning of Africa: a poem / by Abioseh Nicol ; Epilogue to apartheid: an essay by Ezekiel Mphahlele ; Three poems / Léopold S. Senghor ; Nkhruma, Kenyatta, and the old order: from an article / by Petr Abraham ; Barbing Day in the town of Short Ghosts: a story / by Amos Tutuola ; The African world-view: from an address / by K.A. Busia ; The dignity of man : the 1961 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech of Albert Luthuli. 2. Afro-African Responses: Affirmations: The New-World Negro and His Heritage: The feast: from a novel / René Maran ; To Africa: a poem / by Aimè Césaire ; African dance: essay / by Pearl Primus ; The good gray bard in Timbuktu: poem / by M.B. Tolson ; Political elites and Africa's future: analysis / by St. Clair Drake ; The Black poet's search for identity: article / by Samuel W. Allen --
pt. 3. Through the Eyes of Others: The Old Order: Personality in the Matrix of tradition: The soothsayer: from a novel / byr. S. Rattray ; Spring sowing: from a novel / by Jack H. Driberg ; The golden age of Chief Njemanze: a portrait / by Sylvia Leith-Ross ; The blind singer: an old man's story recorded / by Audrey I. Richards ; The skies of childhood: observations / by Otto F. Raum --
Between the Old and the New: Ways of Life in Transition: The quarrel: an anecdfrom ther Audrey I. Richards ; A new earth two excerpts from a book / by Elspeth Huxley ; The " Free Women" of Congo City: report / by Basil Davidson ; Mister Johnson ; fromthe novel / by Joyce Cary --
Roots of the Future: Aspects of the Cultural Heritage: Creative impulses in Dahomean poetry: an analysis / by Melville and Frances Herskovits ; Concepts of wickedness in Bantu philosophy / Placied Tempels ; The tribal artist: an article: by Thomas L. Hodgkin --
Epilgue: Futurafrique / Melvin B. Tolson.
Other Titles: An anthology of Black African personality and culture
Responsibility: selected and edited, with an introduction by Jacob Drachler ; preface by Melville J. Herskovits.

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