Es'kia: education, African humanism & culture, social consciousness, literary appreciation
"The essays and public addresses of scholar, teacher, philosopher, and activist Es'kia Mphahlele are presented in this collection spanning 40 years of recent African history. The intellectual and distinctly South African perspective exhibited in these writings is enriched by humor and autobiographical anecdotes. Subjects addressed include African literature and literary criticism, education in a democratic South Africa, relations between Africans and African Americans, negritude, African identity, and African humanism. A critical introduction, full biography, bibliography, and brief synopsis of each essay are included."
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Alternative Institutions of Education for Africans in South Africa 1990
The Disinherited Imagination and the Universitys Mission Towards its Restoration 1993
Educating the Imagination 1993
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