The Legay of Efua Sutherland

Pan African Cultural Activism

Date Published :
December 2007
Publisher :
Ayebia Clarke Publishing
Editor :
Anne V. Adams, Esi Sutherland-Addy
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ISBN : 9780954702311
Pages : 288
Dimensions : 9.25 X 6.25 inches
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The Legacy of Efua Sutherland is one of the most important books published by Ayebia. The book reaffirms the importance of the critical connections this extraordinary Ghanaian woman made between Africa and its Diasporas, reflecting her deep passion for Pan African and specifically Ghanaian cultural values, as well as theatrical cultures around the world. This book is an important read for anyone interested in African cultural values in an international context.

About The Author

Anne V. Adams is Professor Emerita in Africana Studies and Comparative Literature at Cornell University. She served for five years as Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Memorial Centre for Pan African Culture in Accra, Ghana. A former President of the African Literature Association (ALA), her research and publications focus on gender in African Diaspora Literatures and include (co-ed) Ngambika and Essays in Honour of Ama Ata Aidoo At 70: A Reader in Cultural Studies.

Esi Sutherland-Addy, Efua Sutherland’s eldest daughter is Professor at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana. Her publications include (co-ed) Women Writing Africa, West Africa and the Sahel, Where the Bead Speaks, a coffee-table photo/poetry/essay book designed by Kati T. Dagadu, whose authorship she proudly shares with Ama Ata Aidoo.

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