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Ws: A Life In Full
Ws: A Life In Full
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Born Akinwande Oluwole Soyinka in Ake, Abeokuta, Western Nigeria in 1934, Wole Soyinka is Africa's most distinguished playwright and dramatist.Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986, the first African so honored, Soyinka's career as a creat...


Darkening Mirrors: Imperial Representation in Depression-Era African American Performance
Darkening Mirrors: Imperial Representation in Depression-Era African American Performance
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ean: 9780822348986, isbn: 0822348985,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
In Darkening Mirrors, Stephanie Leigh Batiste examines how African Americans participated in U.S. cultural imperialism in Depression-era stage and screen performances. A population treated as second-class citizens at home imagined themselves as empow...


The Last Inch
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ean: 9780710305527, isbn: 0710305524,

First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....


Basil of Cæsarea (Transformation of the Classical Heritage)
Basil of Cæsarea (Transformation of the Classical Heritage)
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Basil of Caesarea is thought of most often as an opponent of heresy and a pioneer of monastic life in the eastern church. In this new biographical study, however, controversy is no longer seen as the central preoccupation of his life nor are his asce...


The Muse Moves On: A Memoir
The Muse Moves On: A Memoir
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The Muse Moves On tells the incredible story of Rita Kallerhoff, a German artist born in Cologne at the height of World War II, who escapes poverty, abuse and an arranged marriage bu immigrating to the United States to seek her destiny as a painter. ...


Scientific Method in Ptolemy's Harmonics
Scientific Method in Ptolemy's Harmonics
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This book examines, for the first time, the scientific procedures devised by Ptolemy (second century AD) for investigating the structures underlying musical melody, a project that he conceived as closely related to astronomy. Ptolemy's account of his...


Mahmoud Darwish (Written Culture and Identity)
Mahmoud Darwish (Written Culture and Identity)
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Mahmoud Darwish is the poet laureate of the Palestinian national struggle. His poems resonate across the entire Arab world and, more than any other single figure perhaps since the death of Yasser Arafat, he represents a unifying figurehead for Palest...


Ivory, Apes & Peacocks: Animals, Adventure and Discovery in the Wild Places of Africa (Paperback) - Common
Ivory, Apes & Peacocks: Animals, Adventure and Discovery in the Wild Places of Africa (Paperback) - Common
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The author is one of Africa's most bitten. In the course of his adventures he has been mauled by a leopard, a silverback gorilla and a hippo, and almost lost his life to a deadly puff-adder, which claimed one of his fingers. In this book, he tells th...


The Unknown Van Gogh: The Life of Cor van Gogh
The Unknown Van Gogh: The Life of Cor van Gogh
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The Unknown Van Gogh tells the story of Cornelis van Gogh, youngest brother of Vincent and Theo van Gogh. Using new insights based on original research, the book traces the circumstances of Cornelius's short life, from his pleasant childhood in the N...


African Obsession: The Life and Legacy of Carl Akeley
African Obsession: The Life and Legacy of Carl Akeley
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A biography of the life and legacy of Carl Akeley....


Ruark Remembered: By the Man Who Knew Him Best
Ruark Remembered: By the Man Who Knew Him Best
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Robert Ruark (1915-1965) ranks, in the minds of most discerning readers, as the finest outdoor writer ever to grace the American literary scene. His is an enduring fame, thanks primarily to three books, The Old Man and the Boy, The Old Man s Boy Grow...


Romantic Communist: The Life and Work of Nazim Hikmet
Romantic Communist: The Life and Work of Nazim Hikmet
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This is the first full-length biography in English of Nazim Hikmet, the Turkish poet and political activist who is one of the greatest literary figures ever to emerge from Turkey. Not only a communist committed to revolution, but a romantic who was p...


Forugh Farrokhzad, Poet of Modern Iran: Iconic Woman and Feminine Pioneer of New Persian Poetry (International Library of Iranian Studies)
Forugh Farrokhzad, Poet of Modern Iran: Iconic Woman and Feminine Pioneer of New Persian Poetry (International Library of Iranian Studies)
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The pioneering Iranian poet and filmmaker Forugh Farrokhzad was an iconic figure in her own day and has come to represent the spirit of revolt against patriarchal and cultural norms in 1960s Iran. Four decades after her tragic death at the age of 32,...


Sharecropper’s Troubadour: John L. Handcox, the Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union, and the African American Song Tradition (Palgrave Studies in Oral History)
Sharecropper’s Troubadour: John L. Handcox, the Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union, and the African American Song Tradition (Palgrave Studies in Oral History)
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ean: 9780230111271, isbn: 0230111270,

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Descended from African American slaves, Native Americans, and white slaveowners, John Handcox was born at one of the hardest times and places to be black in America. Over the first few decades of the twentieth century, he survived attempted lynchings...


Hafiz and the Religion of Love in Classical Persian Poetry (International Library of Iranian Studies)
Hafiz and the Religion of Love in Classical Persian Poetry (International Library of Iranian Studies)
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9781848853393, isbn: 1848853394,

The romantic lyricism of the great Persian poet Hafiz (1315-1390) continues to be admired around the world. Recent exploration of that lyricism by Iranian scholars has revealed that, in addition to his masterful use of poetic devices, Hafiz's verse i...


Let Jasmine Rain Down: Song and Remembrance among Syrian Jews (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
Let Jasmine Rain Down: Song and Remembrance among Syrian Jews (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
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mpn: 23 halftones, 6 line drawings, 17 musica, ean: 9780226752112, isbn: 0226752119,

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When Jews left Aleppo, Syria, in the early twentieth century and established communities abroad, they carried with them a repertory of songs (pizmonim) with sacred Hebrew texts set to melodies borrowed from the popular Middle Eastern Arab musical tra...


THE DIAMOND SMUGGLERS
THE DIAMOND SMUGGLERS
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The exciting story of the world's biggest smuggling leak ad the private intelligence army created to plug it. Complete with photos....


A Biography of E. Azalia Smith Hackley, 1867-1922, African-American Singer and Social Activist (Black Studies)
A Biography of E. Azalia Smith Hackley, 1867-1922, African-American Singer and Social Activist (Black Studies)
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ean: 9780773475755, isbn: 0773475753,

Madame E. Azalia Hackley was an African-American classical singer, social worker, writer, philanthropist, and activist who championed the use of African-American spirituals among her own people as a tool for social change. Her efforts led to the use ...


Boy from Bethulie: An Autobiography
Boy from Bethulie: An Autobiography
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sku: 5490513, ean: 9781868143979, isbn: 186814397X,

Boy from Bethulie is a major theatrical autobiography, which is both funny and breathtakingly honest. Part history of mainstream South African theatre from the 1950s and part social documentary of the communities Mynhardt has played to--sophisticated...


Le Voyage de Baudelaire aux Mascareignes (French Edition)
Le Voyage de Baudelaire aux Mascareignes (French Edition)
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En route for the Indies, a ship endured a terrible storm and dropped anchor in Port Louis, Mauritius. On board was the 20 year-old poet Charles Baudelaire. Little is known of what he did there; but this is the extensively researched record of what c...



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