ERIC Number: ED037469
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Publication Date: 1969
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The Militant Black Writer in Africa and the United States.
Cook, Mercer; Henderson, Stephen E.
The two essays in this volume attempt to broaden and intensify the reader's understanding of the Black Revolution in Africa and America, showing indestructible links despite cultural dissimilarities. Cook traces the development of black African consciousness through the works of selected black African writers from the 19th century to the present. Parallels and contrasts in American and African movements are noted in a discussion of basic themes--independence, civilization, identity, African personality, and African socialism. Henderson examines the effects of the black writers upon white, middle-class, cultural values and looks at the interrelationships among black writers, the "Black Revolution," and the "Black Consciousness Movement." (LH)
Descriptors: African Culture, African Literature, Black Attitudes, Black Culture, Black History, Black Influences, Black Literature, Black Power, Black Stereotypes, Black Studies, Blacks, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Background, Cultural Images, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Traits, Culture Conflict, Sociocultural Patterns
University of Wisconsin Press, Box 1379, Madison, Wisconsin 53701 ($5.00 cloth, $1.95 paper)
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