Black on Black: Twentieth-century African American Writing about Africa

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Contents

Historical and Theoretical Introduction to African American Writing about Africa
1
DoubleConsciousness Ethiopianism and Africa
20
The New Negro and Africa
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The African American Literary Response to the Ethiopian Crisis
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Meta Warrick Fuller 18771968
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A widely published journalist during the nineteenth century John E Bruce 18561924 wrote a fascinating serial about an African detective The Black ...
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Drawing of a costume for the womens chorus for TomTom
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Langston Hughes 19021967 engaged with Africa throughout his long career in his poetry and in the first volume of his autobiography The Big Sea
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Map of the Black Empire from George S Schuylers Black Empire
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Using his own name as well as pseudonyms George S Schuyler 18951977 wrote more novels about Africa than any other African American writer in...
114
Cameron Mitchell as Charlie Morris and James Earl Jones as Tshembe Matoseh in Lorraine Hansberrys Les Blancs Wednesday October 211970 at the...
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The Promise of AfricaToBe in Melvin Tolsons Libretto for the Republic of Liberia
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The Movement Away from Ethiopianism in African American Writing about Africa
135
Notes
158
Works Cited
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Index
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Named poet laureate of Liberia in 1947 Melvin B Tolson 18981966 wrote not only verse most notably the Libretto for the Republic of Liberia but al...
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