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An African treasury : articles, essays, stories, poems by Black Africans /

selected by Langston Hughes.

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Names: Hughes, Langston,
Published: New York : Crown, c1960.
Topics: English literature - Africa, Sub-Saharan. | African literature (English)
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Introduction by Langston Hughes -- Articles: Return to West Africa / Abioseh Nicol, Sierra Leone -- Requiem for Sophiatown / Can themba, South Africa -- Ibos as they are / Onyenaekeya Udeagu, Nigeria -- The widows of the reserves / Phyllis Ntantala, South Africa -- Why I ran away / Bloke Modisane, South Africa -- African freedom, Tom Mboya, Kenya -- Accra Conference diary, Ezekiel Mphahlele, South Africa -- The Blacks, Peter Abrahams, South Africa -- Renascent Africa / Frederick S. Arkhurst, Ghana -- Miscellaneous: With the lid off / Todd Matshikiza, South Africa -- An African's adventures in America / Babs Fafunwa, Nigeria -- Counsel's opinion / South Africa -- Girl about town / Marion Morel, South Africa -- What Nkrumah said to the U.S. Senate / Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana -- African lonely hearts / South Africa -- The origin of Death, Hottentot folk tale -- The greater trickster, Efik folk tale -- The butcher's share, Efik folk tale -- Tribal proverbs -- Essays: Africa and the cinema / J. Koyinde Vaughan, Nigeria -- African work songs / Tennyson Makiwane, South Africa -- Funeral of a whale / J. Benibengor Blay, Ghana -- Akan poetry / J.H. Kwabena Nketia, Ghana. Stories: New life at Kyerefaso / Efua Theodora Sutherland, Ghana -- Death in the sun / Peter Kumalo, South Africa -- Ajantala, the noxious guest / Amos Tutuola, Nigeria -- The bench / Richard Rive, South Africa -- Mista Courifer / Adelaide Casely-Hayford, Sierra Leone -- As the night, the day / Abioseh Nicol, Sierra Leone -- Law of the grazing fields / Cyprian Ekwensi, Nigeria -- Episode in Malay camp / Peter Abrahams, South Africa -- Poetry: African heaven / Francis Ernest Kobina Parkes, Ghana -- Spirit of the wind / Gabriel Okara, Nigeria -- Forefathers / Birago Diop, Senegal -- Return: Two poems / Abioseh Nicol, Sierra Leone -- The serving girl / Aquah Laluah, Ghana -- Play song / Peter Kumalo, South Africa -- That heavenly moment / Dei Anang, Ghana -- Life in our village / Matei Markwei, Ghana -- Flute players / Jean Joseph Rabearivelo, Malagasy Republic -- Vultures / Simon Pederek, Ghana -- Two in London / Wole Soyinka, Nigeria -- To the American Negro troops / Leopold Sedar Senghor, Senegal -- Song of the poor man / Anonymous, Zanzibar -- Weapon / I.W.W. Citashe, South Africa.

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