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Straddling the Mungo: A Book of Poems in English and French

A Book of Poems in English and French

Peter Wuteh Vakunta

Publication Year: 2009

This collection makes a forceful case that official bilingualism is not a pipe-dream, but rather a powerful modus operandi with the potential to ease a myriad of socio-political bottlenecks.

Published by: African Books Collective

Further Reading, Title Page, Copyright, Dedication

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Preface

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pp. ix-x

In opting to write these poems in English and French, official languages of the Republic of Cameroon, I have elected to raise a strong voice against the wanton abuse of the constitutional provision that protects the country’s official bilingual policy. Of the myriad critical issues...

Identity / Identite

Identity Crisis

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pp. 3-

Crise d'identité

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pp. 4-

Indigenous Peoples

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pp. 5-

Autochtones

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pp. 6-

Fatherland

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pp. 7-

Patrie

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pp. 8-

Afritude

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pp. 9-

Afritude

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pp. 10-

Majunga Tok

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pp. 11-

Majunga Tok

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pp. 12-

Early Inhabitants

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pp. 13-

Premiers habitants

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pp. 14-

Franglo-Folly

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pp. 15-

Franglo-Folie

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pp. 16-

Remonstrance / Remontrance

Demo-Dictators

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pp. 19-

Démo-dictateurs

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pp. 20-

The Downtrodden

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pp. 21-

Les damnés de la terre

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pp. 22-23

Africa, Oh My Africa!

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pp. 23-

Afrique, Ah Mon Afrique!

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pp. 24-

News Briefs

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pp. 25-

Faits divers

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pp. 26-

Civilizing Mission

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pp. 27-

Mission civilisatrice

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pp. 28-

Topsy-Turvy World

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pp. 29-

Monde à l'envers

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pp. 30-31

Slavery

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pp. 31-

Esclavage

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pp. 32-

Mental Asylum

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pp. 33-

Asile d'aliénés

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pp. 34-

Drunkard

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pp. 35-

Soûlard

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pp. 36-

Cruel City

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pp. 37-

Ville cruelle

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pp. 38-

Down With Kleptomaniacs!

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pp. 39-

A bas les kleptomanes!

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pp. 40-

Waiting For The Messiah

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pp. 41-

En attendant le Messie

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pp. 41-

High-Speed Train (HST)

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pp. 42-

Train à grande vitesse (TGV)

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pp. 43-44

Witchcraft

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pp. 44-

Maraboutage

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pp. 45-46

Empty Vessels

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pp. 46-47

Bidons vides

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pp. 47-48

Reminiscences / Memoires

I Had A Dream

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pp. 51-52

J'avais un rêve

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pp. 52-53

Bygone Age

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pp. 53-54

Temps jadis

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pp. 54-

Homage to Forebears

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pp. 55-

Hommage aux ancêtres

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pp. 56-

Laughter

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pp. 57-

Rire

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pp. 58-

Affection / Affection

A Word For My Sons

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pp. 61-62

Conseils à mes fils

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pp. 62-63

Advice to My Daughters

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pp. 63-64

Conseils à mes filles

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pp. 64-65

Kola Nut

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pp. 65-

Noix de kola

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pp. 66-

Love-Sickness

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pp. 67-

Maladie d'amour

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pp. 68-

The Plague

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pp. 69-

La peste

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pp. 70-

Love Creed

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pp. 71-

Credo d'amour

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pp. 72-

School For Wives

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pp. 73-

Ecole des femmes

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pp. 74-

Back Cover

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E-ISBN-13: 9789956716081
Print-ISBN-13: 9789956558896

Page Count: 88
Publication Year: 2009