Christianity has a long, complicated past in Africa, but readers see where many Africans accept Christianity alongside their traditions, blending them together to form a new, African idea.
A scholarly study of the various expressions of African American self-identity in different genres from Frederick Douglass to the early 20th century.
This folk-tale was one of the many that were told to Kikuyu children and young adults by the fireside as they waited for supper. I have retold it as faithfully as I could. I have however given the characters and the...
African oral tradition dates back to hundreds of years and is similar to other oral traditions around the world, except the integration of sound, imagery and folklore.
History of the king's palace explained
A scholarly study of two well-known slave narratives
A scholarly study of African American literature during the Reconstruction era focusing on the ideas of W.E.B. Du Bois.
Paule Marshall's novel, Brown Girl, Brownstones, accurately portrayed the complexities of African American mother-daughter relationships as well as culture. Selina Boyce is the daughter of first-generation Bajan...
The Palm-Wine Drinkard is an excellent example of the heroic journey informed by traditional African story-telling and folktales.
Book passage to South Africa because Seth Tomko reviews The Life and Times of Michael K.
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