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Black on Black: Twentieth-century African American Writing About Africa (Hardback)
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Black on Black: Twentieth-century African American Writing About Africa (Hardback)

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Hardback 216 Pages / Published: 08/06/2000
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The author of this work uses the concept of Ethianopianism - the biblically-inspired belief that black Americans would lead Africans and people of the diaspora to a bright future - to offer an analysis of the African-American literary response to Africa.

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 9780813121635
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 503 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"This work charts well the African American literary response to Africa over time." -- "Booklist"


"The view that black Americans will deliver a bright future to Africa is refuted in this survey of 20th century Afro-American writings about Africa." -- "Bookwatch"


"Engaging and offers insight into the evolution of African-American thought and writing." -- "Charleston Post & Courier"


"Draws important conclusions and offers a perceptive treatment." -- "Choice"


"Will play an important role in discussions of the literature of the African diaspora for years to come. Original and intriguing." -- "Craig H. Werner"


"Chronicles, in a detailed and convincing manner, the evolution of black America literary responses to the consequences of the African Diaspora." -- "Modern Fiction Studies"


"Thoroughly and thoughtfully written.... Seeks to address the basic tenants of Ethiopianism and how Black Americans across centuries have chosen to write Africa." -- "Politics and Culture"


"Well-written, meticulously researched (containing a wealth of fascinating historical material), and powerfully argued." -- "South Atlantic Review"


"This work charts well the African American literary response to Africa over time." -- Booklist


"The view that black Americans will deliver a bright future to Africa is refuted in this survey of 20th century Afro-American writings about Africa." -- Bookwatch


"Engaging and offers insight into the evolution of African-American thought and writing." -- Charleston Post & Courier


"Draws important conclusions and offers a perceptive treatment." -- Choice


"Will play an important role in discussions of the literature of the African diaspora for years to come. Original and intriguing." -- Craig H. Werner


"Chronicles, in a detailed and convincing manner, the evolution of black America literary responses to the consequences of the African Diaspora." -- Modern Fiction Studies


"Thoroughly and thoughtfully written.... Seeks to address the basic tenants of Ethiopianism and how Black Americans across centuries have chosen to write Africa." -- Politics and Culture


"Well-written, meticulously researched (containing a wealth of fascinating historical material), and powerfully argued." -- South Atlantic Review


-This work charts well the African American literary response to Africa over time.- -- Booklist


-The view that black Americans will deliver a bright future to Africa is refuted in this survey of 20th century Afro-American writings about Africa.- -- Bookwatch


-Engaging and offers insight into the evolution of African-American thought and writing.- -- Charleston Post & Courier


-Draws important conclusions and offers a perceptive treatment.- -- Choice


-Will play an important role in discussions of the literature of the African diaspora for years to come. Original and intriguing.- -- Craig H. Werner


-Chronicles, in a detailed and convincing manner, the evolution of black America literary responses to the consequences of the African Diaspora.- -- Modern Fiction Studies


-Thoroughly and thoughtfully written.... Seeks to address the basic tenants of Ethiopianism and how Black Americans across centuries have chosen to write Africa.- -- Politics and Culture


-Well-written, meticulously researched (containing a wealth of fascinating historical material), and powerfully argued.- -- South Atlantic Review

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