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Author: Kofi Anyidoho; James Gibbs
Publisher: Atlanta ; Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2000.
Series: Matatu, no. 21-22.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Atlanta ; Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2000
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kofi Anyidoho; James Gibbs
ISBN: 9042012838 9789042012837 9042012730 9789042012738
OCLC Number: 45912100
Notes: Includes articles, annotated filmography, interviews, creative writing, and book reviews.
Description: ix, 383 pages : charts, portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: ILLUSTRATIONS. INTRODUCTION. Kofi ANYIDOHO: National Identity and the Language of Metaphor. ARTICLES. Kwadwo OPOKU-AGYEMANG: Cape Coast Castle: The Edifice and the Metaphor. Ebow DANIEL: In Celebration of a Harvest of Contemporary Ghanaian Writing. John K. DJISENU: The Art of Narrative Drama in Ghana. Efua T. SUTHERLAND: The Second Phase of the National Theatre Movement in Ghana. Kofi ANYIDOHO: Dr Efua Sutherland: A Biographical Sketch. Kofi ANYIDOHO: Mother Courage (A Tribute to Auntie Efua From All Her Children in the Arts). Anne V. ADAMS: Revis(it)ing Ritual: The Challenge to the Virility of Tradition in Works by Efua Sutherland and Other African Writers. James GIBBS: Efua Theodora Sutherland: A Bibliography of Primary Materials, with a Checklist of Secondary Sources. F. NII-YARTEY: Development and Promotion of Contemporary Choreographic Expression in Ghana. W. OFOTSU ADINKU: The Early Years of the Ghana Dance Ensemble. Kwesi YANKAH: Nana Kwame Ampadu and the Sung Tale as Metaphor for Protest Discourse. Jane BRYCE and Kari DAKO: Textual Deviancy and Cultural Syncretism: Romantic Fiction as a Subversive Strain in Black Women's Writing. Irene M. DANYSH: Ama Ata Aidoo's Changes: The Woman's Voice. Francis NGABOH-SMART: Narrative as Tactics in Armah's Two Thousand Seasons. Philip WHYTE: The Thematic and Formal Importance of the Cinema in Ayi Kwei Armah's Writing. Vincent OKPOTI ODAMTTEN: "For Her Own (Work's) Quality": The Poetry of Ama Ata Aidoo. A.N. MENSAH; Counting the Ways: The Love Poetry of Kofi Anyidoho. Leif LORENTZON: "Aftermath": The First (Two?) Poems by Ayi Kwei Armah. M.E. KROPP-DAKUBU: Kojo Laing's Poetry and the Struggle for God. E. SUTHERLAND-ADDY: The Ghanaian Feature Video Phenomenon: Thematic Concerns and Aesthetic Resources. A List of Ghanaian Feature Video Films, 1987-1993. Africanus AVEH: Ghanaian Video Films of the 1990s: An Annotated Selected Filmography. Kofi ANYIDOHO: The Struggle for Liberation is Not Yet Won: Kwaw Ansah's Heritage Africa. James GIBBS: Matters of the Heart. MARKETPLACE: THE MEDIA. Woeli A. DEKUTSEY: Book Publishing and Creative Writing in Ghana. Chris KWAME AWUYAH: The Role of Print and Non-Print Media and Promotional Associations in the Development of Ghanaian Written Literature. W. OFOTSU ADINKU: The Protection of Choreographic Works in Ghana. INTERVIEWS. CREATIVE WRITING. BOOK REVIEWS. ADDRESSES. NOTES FOR CONTRIBUTORS.
Series Title: Matatu, no. 21-22.
Other Titles: Contemporary Ghanaian literature, theatre and film
Responsibility: edited by Kofi Anyidoho and James Gibbs.


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