restricted access   Volume 37, Number 1, Spring 2006

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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Special Issue: Textual Ownership in Francophone African Writing

Guest Editor: Alec G. Hargreaves, Nicki Hitchcott, and Dominic Thomas

Introduction

pp. vi-ix

Elissa Rhais: Scandals, Impostures, Who Owns the Story?

pp. 1-15
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Reflections on a Triangular Trade in Borrowing and Stealing: Textual Exploitation in a Selection of African, Caribbean, and European Writers in French

pp. 16-27

Magical Realism: "Arme miraculeuse" for the African Novel?

pp. 28-41
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Testimony, Co-Authorship, and Dispossession among Women of Maghrebi Origin in France

pp. 42-54

Of Imposture and Incompetence: Paul Smail's Vivre me tue

pp. 55-71
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Intertextuality, Plagiarism, and Recycling in Ousmane Sembene's Le docker noir (Black Docker)

pp. 72-90
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Textual Ownership in L'etrange destin de Wangrin (The Fortunes of Wangrin) by Amadou Hampate Ba

pp. 91-99
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Calixthe Beyala: Prizes, Plagiarism, and "Authenticity"

pp. 100-109
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In Search of Camara Laye

pp. 110-127

Book Reviews

Orality: The Power of the Spoken Word (review)

pp. 128-129
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Poetry, Performance, and Art: Udje Dance Songs of the Urhobo People (review)

pp. 129-130
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Writing Ghana, Imagining Africa: Nation and African Modernity (review)

pp. 130-135
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Southern African Literatures (review)

pp. 135-137
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Readings in Gender in Africa (review)

pp. 138-139
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New Women's Writing in African Literature (review)

pp. 139-142
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White Women Writers and Their African Invention (review)

pp. 142-143
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Impossible Missions?: German Economic, Military, and Humanitarian Efforts in Africa (review)

pp. 144-146
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Remember Mongo Beti (review)

pp. 146-150
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Nobody Ever Said AIDS: Poems and Stories From Southern Africa (review)

pp. 151-152
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A Sense of Wonder: Samuel R. Delany, Race, Identity and Difference (review)

pp. 153-154
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Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 315: Langston Hughes, a Documentary Volume (review)

pp. 154-155
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Resisting Alterities: Wilson Harris and Other Avatars of Otherness (review)

pp. 155-157
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Hotbeds: Black-White Love in Novels from the United States, Africa, and the Caribbean (review)

pp. 157-158
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Africa and Its Significant Others (review)

pp. 158-160
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A Refuge in Thunder: Candomble and Alternative Spaces of Blackness (review)

pp. 160-162
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New World Modernisms: T.S. Eliot, Derek Walcott, and Kamau Brathwaite (review)

pp. 162-163
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Ecrire en pays assiege; Haiti: Writing under Seige (review)

pp. 163-165
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Figures in a Dance: The Theatre of W. B. Yeats and Wole Soyinka (review)

pp. 165-166
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The Chinua Achebe Encyclopedia (review)

p. 167
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From Africa: New Francophone Stories (review)

pp. 168-169
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Modernity and the African Cinema: A Study In Colonialist Discourse, Postcoloniality, and Modern African Identities (review)

pp. 169-170
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Studies in Francophone Literature: The Series "Lettres du Sud" (review)

pp. 171-173
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Books Received

Books Received

p. 175
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