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  Alan Paton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, the son of a minor civil servant.
He served as the principal of the Diepkloof Reformatory for young offenders from 1935 to 1948, where he introduced controversial reforms of a progressive slant.
List of South Africans – In 2004 Paton was voted 59th in the Top 100 Great South Africans
www.lexington-fayette.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Alan_Paton   (288 words)

 University of Oregon Libraries Guide to African Literature
A list of authors arranged by country is in the front of Volume I, as is a list of women African authors.
This book covers almost 200 fl writers (not solely African writers) who have emerged between 1980 and 2000, as well as providing updated entries and analyses of earlie writers.
These three volumes cover 104 authors, providing a list of the author's works, a substantial essay covering his/her life and work, and a list of further readings for each one.
www.libweb.uoregon.edu /guides/literature/africanlit.htm   (1351 words)

 Library System - Howard University: Assist: Guides: African American Literature
Alphabetic listing of authors whose poetry, short fiction and drama were published in journals and anthologies between 1829-1953.
Chapter one is a checklist of novels, alphabetical by author; Chapter two is a list of short stories; Chapter 3 is an annotated list of secondary sources including bibliographies and critical and general studies.
Section one lists aids to research, Section Two treats backgrounds for the student of literature, Section Three anthologies of literary history and criticism, and Section Four is an alphabetical list of authors with works and critical sources.
www.howard.edu /library/Assist/Guides/Literature/AfroAmLit.htm   (2092 words)

 Cyndi's List - African-American
List of 486 victims of lynchings in Georgia from the 1880s to the present.
List of the missing, dead and wounded Buffalo soldiers of the 10th United Stated Cavalry taken from the reports of officers following the action on San Juan Hill, Cuba during the Spanish American War.
This is a list of names, some with their ages, their birth state, and the number that they were when they signed the register.
www.cyndislist.com /african.htm   (5006 words)

 African Americans in the Visual Arts: A Historical Perspective
African American artists were not included in this presentation, and they later pressured the MUSEUM to allow them to do a showing.
African art belonged to the people; it was an extension or an expression coming from the people.
The importance of African art was appreciated as items of beauty and possessions of wealth by European travelers long before the African-Americans could focus on these items of creativity.
www.liunet.edu /cwis/cwp/library/aavaahp.htm   (12892 words)

 Black Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For an even-tempered diplomat, he was a driven man. Orphaned at the age of 11 in thee slums of Detroit, Bunche went to UCLA on an athletic scholarship and became the first African American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard's government department, in 1934..
A pioneer in the art of shoemaking, he enriched America and other nations by billions of dollars, made a dozen or more millionaires, created work for hundreds of thousands, and contributed enormously to what is regarded as one of the distinct features of civilization, namely, the wearing of shoes.
Despite the pioneering efforts of many Black writers and scholars, the systematic treatment of Black history was not achieved until 1915 when Carter G. Woodson, an ex-coal miner and school teacher, organized the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History.
www.black-collegian.com /african/aaprofil.shtml   (4892 words)

 Victoria Sanders
When we are talking about writers of African descent, we are often talking about voices that have not been heard before, voices that are both part of and outside American culture and voices that have a unique perspective on what it means to be different in this culture.
Writers and agents recommend new writers to me, and I also respond to query letters from writers who are looking for an agent but do not have any contacts in the industry.
Expanding the readership of Hurston's works inspires new generations of writers and contributes to an environment in which that work will be appreciated, so I think this is a significant and positive impact on the climate of Black literature.
www.absolutewrite.com /novels/victoria_sanders.htm   (1303 words)

 A Celebration of Women Writers
Listings by ethnic group are a new addition to the Celebration, so our information is currently quite limited.
A list of some of the books which people are working on is available c/o of the On-Line Books Page.
PLEASE NOTE that the Celebration of Women Writers listing is copyrighted by Mary Mark.
digital.library.upenn.edu /women   (1623 words)

 Alan Paton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Alan Stewart Paton (11th January 1903 - 12th April 1988), South African author and founder in 1953 of the South African Liberal Party, noted for his opposition to the Apartheid system.
Cry, The Beloved Country was filmed twice (1951, 1995), and was the basis for the Broadway piece Lost in the Stars (adaptation by Maxwell Anderson, music by Kurt Weill).
List of South Africans - In 2004 he was voted 59th in the Top 100 Great South Africans
www.mywiseowl.com /index.php?title=Alan_Paton&action=edit   (175 words)

 Recommended African American Web Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Annotated list of authoritative and scholarly African American websites, with an emphasis on sites with large collections of links elsewhere, educational sites and research centers, organizations and associations, selected e-journals, and discussion groups.
Very full listing of news items and current events relevant to Afro-Cuban issues of all kinds, with a focus on the arts, music, religion, literature, and folklore.
One of the oldest African American megasites that had as its purpose the collection of all relevant websites on topics such as education, art and entertainment, the diaspora, history, student and professional organizations, and literature.
www.public.iastate.edu /~savega/afr_amer.htm   (2272 words)

 List of African writers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Today, most of those writers have disappeared from the South African literary consciousness.
Paris: inspiration on every corner: African American writers have long found a home away from home in the City of Lights...
This is a list of literary figures from the African continent, including poets, novelists, children's writers, essayists, and scholars.
hallencyclopedia.com /List_of_African_writers   (465 words)

 The Dusty Shelf eZine
There is a long list of African American writers, but Phillis Wheatley’s name is on top because she was the first.
I have chosen to tell her story because I have a high regard for those that were brave enough and strong enough to be first.
Phillis Wheatley, the first published African American poet, will be remembered for the quality of her work as well as the door that she cracked open both for women and African Americans.
www.thedustyshelf.com /1-2/wheatley.php   (612 words)

 African Studies Center|   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is a list of online information storage sites (FTP, Gopher, Telnet, WWW, BBS, Database, etc.) that contain a significant amount of information relating to or of concern to Black or African people, culture, and issues around the world, either in files or conferences.
The African Educational Research Network (AERN) brings together educators from African and North American universities to share reports of research studies and to consider developmental issues.
It is intended to help both the student and the scholar traverse the rich and varied terrain of primary and secondary historical, sociological, and journalistic sources on King and the Black freedom struggle.
www.sas.upenn.edu /African_Studies/Home_Page/mcgee.html   (2493 words)

 ipedia.com: Jomo Kenyatta Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Kenyatta was born Kamau wa Ngengi in the village of Ichaweri in British East Africa.
Kenyatta was born Kamau wa Ngengi in the village of Ichaweri in British East Africa (now Kenya).
In 1961, both successors of the former KAU party, the Kenya African National Union (KANU} and the Kenya African Democratic Union (KADU) demanded his release.
www.ipedia.com /jomo_kenyatta.html   (891 words)

 African Writing Styles on Almondnet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The following is an outline of African history, followed by a list of articles about the history of particular places in Africa.
Black Hairstyles and Hairstyles for African American Women and Hairstyles African Americans 2000 and African American Prom Hairstyles...
All quotations are taken from the 1988 Picador edition of Chinua Achebe's The African Trilogy...
www.positivevisionuk.org.uk /aids/african_writing_styles.html   (471 words)

 What is List_of_accidents_and_incidents_on_commercial_airliners_grouped_by_airline - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
List of accidents and incidents on commercial airliners grouped by airline
List of Administrative shire counties of England by Population
List of African states by the date they succumbed to European imperialism
www.whatis.tv /index2/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_on_commercial_airliners_grouped_by_airline/List_of_aircraft_of_the_Israeli_Air_Force.html   (145 words)

A substantial page for Francophone African poets in English translation is also now available, including brief biographical sketches as well as short excerpts from each author's work.
The Southern African Review of Books includes new and archived older issues, with reviews and links to purchase the titles considered (broken link--trying to find current URL--May 26, 2004).
It includes a bibliography of Francophone African women writers (in French), including several, such as the piece on Madame Dooh Bunya, which are also available in English translation.
web.uflib.ufl.edu /cm/africana/writers.htm   (616 words)

 List Of American Authors on Almondnet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
List of American Authors and American Literature Authors and Famous American Authors and American Author Biography...
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List of Asian-American writers List of American authors List of...
major-kitchen-appliances.co.uk /kitchen/list_of_american_authors.html   (370 words)

 VG: Links: African American
Selected achievements of African American authors from West Virginia, compiled by the Bridgeport public library of West Virginia.
A collection of course syllabi on African American Literature compiled as part of the Archive of Teaching Materials and Resources to complement the T-AMLIT LISTSERV maintained at Georgetown University, which focuses on the teaching of American Literatures.
A listing of African American fiction writers and their works, created and maintained by the Evanston, IL public library.
voices.cla.umn.edu /vg/resources/links/african_american   (272 words)

 African American Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Contains links to electronic texts by notable African American writers, as well as teacher resource guides that may include writer biographies, discussions of their works, and samples of their writing.
Although the journal is meant to promote new writing and younger writers, the editors are also mindful of their debt to African American literary elders, and include material by and about them.
An exhaustive list of writers from many centuries and countries, although the focus is on English writers.
www.bluefield.wvnet.edu /library/afamlinks.htm   (3669 words)

 Nadine Gordimer biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
November 20, 1923) is a South African novelist and writer, winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize in literature and 1974 Booker Prize.
She was born in Springs (an East Rand mining town outside Johannesburg), the daughter of Isidore and Nan Gordimer.
A founding member of the Congress of South African Writers, Gordimer has been awarded numerous honorary degrees, as well as France's Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
nadine-gordimer.biography.ms   (157 words)

 African American Writers
African American Women Writers of the 19th century New York Public Library Digital Library Collection.
African American authors arranged chronologically from 1746 to 1990.
Each author page presents biographical, critical and bibliographical information about the writer as well as images and quotes pertinent to her life and works.
www.mtsu.edu /~vvesper/afam.html   (3235 words)

 User: Clubmarx - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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Nigeria Labour Congress, Culture of Turkmenistan, Nadine Gordimer, List of African writers (by country), Roy Wilkins.
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users.open-encyclopedia.com /Clubmarx   (268 words)

 African Literature and Writers on the Internet
African Timelines, a chronology of literature and history from ancient Africa to the 1990s.
On the Danish writer who lived in Kenya for 17 years, biography, her works, excerpts from her letters, photographs, and a graphic of a painting of an African girl by Blixen.The Blixen Archives are in Copenhagen.
Fernando Pessoa, Portuguese writer who spent his youth in South Africa plus examples of poetry from many other Lusophone African writers..
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/lit.html   (6273 words)

 African Music on the Internet
News about African musicians, a page about Drum magazine, South African pianist, Abdullah Ibrahim, plus "Through a large database of music and artists we offer advertising and production units advice and service in placing African music in their productions." Has an events mailing list for South Africans.
An introduction to African music in 100 CDs is a directory arranged by country, name of artists or groups, CD titles, artists (including compilations), style of music, instrument, language, type of music, and label.
Also the African Cities Documentary Series, headed by professors Manthia Diawara and Awam Amkpa, with film clips of Malian women discussing the world economy and controversial dance styles, Guinean scholar D.T.Niane on rural-urban migration, and visit to a traditional mask maker.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/music.html   (6456 words)

 American Authors on Almondnet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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Online community serving readers and writers of all ages and interests.
Readers can go searching for a story across all genres and writers can screen their works.
www.ahorse-pony4u.co.uk /horses/american_authors.html   (475 words)

List of South African writers facts and information
This is a list of writers from South_Africa.
Bessie_Head, (1937-1986) (born in South Africa but only published after moving to Botswana and more usually seen as a Botswana writer)
www.gottaorderflowers.com /List_of_South_African_writers   (83 words)

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 African American Marketing List
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Our list of African American Email Addresses is a one of a kind product.
Our list of African American email addresses contains African Americans who may be interested in your products and services.
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