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Receptions Of The Classics In The African Diaspora Of The Hispanophone And Lusophone Worlds, Elisa G. Rizo, Madeleine M. Henry Sep 2016

Receptions Of The Classics In The African Diaspora Of The Hispanophone And Lusophone Worlds, Elisa G. Rizo, Madeleine M. Henry

World Languages and Cultures Books

Atlantis Otherwise expands the study of the African diaspora by focusing on postcolonial literary expressions from Latin America and Africa. The book studies the presence of classical references in texts written by writers (black and non-black) who are committed to the articulation of the fragmented history of the African experience from the Middle Passage to the present outside of Euro-centric views. Consequently, this book addresses the silencing of the African Diaspora within the official discourses of Latin America and Hispanic Africa, as well as the limitations that linguistic and geographic boundaries have imposed upon scholarship. The contributors address questions related ...


Glocalizing Democracy Through A Reception Of The Classics In Equatorial Guinean Theatre: The Case Of Morgades’ Antígona, Elisa G. Rizo Sep 2016

Glocalizing Democracy Through A Reception Of The Classics In Equatorial Guinean Theatre: The Case Of Morgades’ Antígona, Elisa G. Rizo

World Languages and Cultures Books

Born in 1931, Equatorial Guinean academic and intellectual Trinidad Morgades1 has seen the transition of her country from a Spanish colony to an independent nation. She has witnessed the emergence of postcolonial regimes and the transformation of her country's economy from one based on cacao and timber production under the Spanish colonial administration to one centered on a booming oil industry in postcolonial times.2 Her only published literary work, Antigona (1991), a drama referencing Sophocles's famous tragedy, is concerned with a crucial national process that she has observed: the failure of the democratic efforts in her nation.


Crónicas De Lágrimas Anuladas (Teatro Y Poesía), Elisa G. Rizo Jan 2014

Crónicas De Lágrimas Anuladas (Teatro Y Poesía), Elisa G. Rizo

World Languages and Cultures Books

Este volumen presenta una muestra de la escritura lírica y dramática de Recaredo Silebo Boturo. Generada a partir de la experiencia de vivir en Guinea Ecuatorial, la escritura de Boturu busca fomentar un sentido de comunidad mediante historias de origen local que echan luz, entre otras cosas, sobre la transformación de valores tradicionales en la era de la globalización.

A pesar de ser una escritura isleña, no es una escritura aislada pues entre los textos aquí recogidos se revela una vena cosmopolita, una voz literaria que va hacia adentro y que a la vez busca un diálogo más allá de ...


Letras Transversales: Obras Escogidas (Ensayo, Poesía, Relatos, Teatro), Elisa G. Rizo Jan 2012

Letras Transversales: Obras Escogidas (Ensayo, Poesía, Relatos, Teatro), Elisa G. Rizo

World Languages and Cultures Books

Este volumen recoge una amplia muestra de la obra de Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel, una de las figuras literarias más sobresalientes de Guinea Ecuatorial y una de las voces africanas más transgresoras e independientes.


Arab Americans And Their Communities Of Cleveland, Mary Haddad Macron Jan 1979

Arab Americans And Their Communities Of Cleveland, Mary Haddad Macron

Cleveland Memory

The author of this monograph has made a contribution in describing the progress of the Syrian and Lebanese American community in the Cleveland area. These same experiences were similarly reflected in many other communities throughout the land, including my own. This monograph includes not only the early history of these people from their origins in the Mediterranean, it focuses particularly on their daily lives as immigrants to America -- and on the difficulties they encountered in trying to maintain their traditional institutions in a new land. –Excerpt from the Introduction by Danny Thomas, Founder of St. Jude's Children's Research ...


African Missions Of The Church Of Christ In Northern Rhodesia, [Alvin Hobby] Jan 1945

African Missions Of The Church Of Christ In Northern Rhodesia, [Alvin Hobby]

Stone-Campbell Books

A pamphlet detailing several of the Church of Christ missions in Northern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe. Provides information about mission schools, evangelistic work, and missionaries. Contains black and white photos of African Christians and American missionaries.


List Of Slaves, Including Their Ages, At Spring Garden Plantation, Florida, 1829., Spring Garden Plantation Jan 1829

List Of Slaves, Including Their Ages, At Spring Garden Plantation, Florida, 1829., Spring Garden Plantation

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

This item is a list of over 80 "negroes" — slaves of African descent — at Spring Garden, a plantation in present-day DeLeon Springs State Park, Florida. The list notes the first names of slaves and their ages. Annotations indicate occupations and work assignments, family units, and if individuals were sent to Charleston or sold locally. The meaning of some annotations are unclear or at least not explicit, such as small circles next to females' names. Annotations indicate this list was used as reference more than once. One pair of twins is noted as are several infants. Reference to the names Heriot ...