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Author: Kofi AwoonorKaren L MorellDarrell ProwseKen StevensHenry M. Jackson School of International Studies.All authors
Publisher: [Seattle, Wash.] : University of Washington Instructional Media Services, [1979]
Series: African encounters.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : State or province government publication : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ghanaian author Kofi Awoonor speaks of the great influence of the Ewe oral tradition on his work and sings several of the songs of those poets. Reads selections from his own early poetry and discusses the difficult problem of resolving the tensions between his African identity and European culture. Concludes with an interview with Karen Morell focusing on a comparison between the past of the oral tradition and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short films
Educational films
Filmed interviews
Filmed performances
Interviews
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Kofi Awoonor; Kofi Awoonor
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kofi Awoonor; Karen L Morell; Darrell Prowse; Ken Stevens; Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.; University of Washington. African Studies Program.; University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
OCLC Number: 9378354
Notes: Originally produced in 1979.
Performer(s): Kofi Awoonor, with Karen Morell.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Details: U-matic.
Series Title: African encounters.
Other Titles: Songs of the village
Responsibility: the African Studies Program, in the School of International Studies, at the University of Washington presents ; produced and filmed by Karen Morell ; directed by Darrell Prowse and Ken Stevens.

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Ghanaian author Kofi Awoonor speaks of the great influence of the Ewe oral tradition on his work and sings several of the songs of those poets. Reads selections from his own early poetry and discusses the difficult problem of resolving the tensions between his African identity and European culture. Concludes with an interview with Karen Morell focusing on a comparison between the past of the oral tradition and the modern African poet.

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