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The African presence and influence on the cultures of the Americas

Author: Brenda M Greene
Publisher: Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The African Presence and Influence on the Cultures of the Americas' provides an interdisciplinary collection of essays by scholars and writers whose disciplines include - but are not limited to - literature, languages, linguistics, history, sociology and psychology.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda M Greene
ISBN: 9781443822169 1443822167
OCLC Number: 636921546
Description: xv, 175 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Nicolás Guillén : open social concern and subtle artistic mastery / Keith Ellis --
Bringing Nicolás Guillén to the United States : Hughes and Carruthers' transnational performance of the Americas / Katarzyna Jakubiak --
The United States in the poetry of Guillén / Ana Maria Hernandez --
Subjugation and the dark-skinned black female in Gwendolyn Brooks' Maud Martha and Nella Larsen's Quicksand / Natasha Baker --
Different 'ways of seeing' : Caribbean appropriations of The tempest / Jennifer Sparrow --
African-American sources for Senghor's vision of paradise / Janice Spleth --
A daughter's geography : the poetics of diaspora / Farah Jasmine Griffin --
The circle of our dance to Victor Rosa / Victor Hernandez Cruz --
Critical mass : a theoretical framework for cultural fusion / Weldon C. Williams III --
The influence of African music in the Americas / Raymond Torres-Santos --
From Africa to the Caribbean : Saracca and nation in Grenada and Carriacou / Merle Collins --
The hip hop artist : reinterpretation of an African tradition / Maria Delongoria and Augustine Okereke.
Responsibility: edited by Brenda M. Greene.

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