restricted access   Volume 37, Number 3, Fall 2006

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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Special Issue: Creative Writing in African Languages

Guest Editor: Karen Baeber and Graham Furniss

African-Language Writing

pp. 1-14

The Worldly and the Unworldly in Jacayl Dhiig Ma Lagu Qoray by Maxamed Ibraahim Warsame "Hadraawi"

pp. 15-27

Oladejo Okediji on His Writing Life

pp. 28-44

The Merits of Print for Thembu Praise Poet David Manisi

pp. 45-64

Watermarks in the Sesotho Novels of the Twentieth Century

pp. 65-82

The Politics of History and the Vernacular in Early Twentieth-Century Ghana: Situating Gaddiel Acquaah's Oguaa Aban in Ghanaian Social and Literary History

pp. 83-102

Why Does a Swahili Writer Write? Euphoria, Pain, and Popular Aspirations in Swahili Literature

pp. 103-119

The Wolof Epic: From Spoken Word to Written Text

pp. 120-132

Loud Bubbles from a Silent Brook: Trends and Tendencies in Contemporary Hausa Prose Writing

pp. 133-153

Configuring Audiences in Yoruba Novels, Print and Media Poetry

pp. 154-175

Casting Characters: Autobiography and Political Imagination in Central Kenya

pp. 176-192

Review Essays

De-silencing the Past--Challenging "Patriotic History": New Books on Zimbabwean Literature

pp. 193-204

Can the Sum of an Anthology be Greater than Its Parts?

pp. 205-208

Book Reviews

a.k.a. Breyten Breytenbach: Critical Approaches to His Writings and Paintings (review)

pp. 209-210

Esk'ia Continued (review)

pp. 210-212

Female Identity in Contemporary Zimbabwean Fiction (review)

pp. 212-213

Vernacular Palaver (review)

pp. 213-216

Caribbean Literature and the Environment (review)

pp. 217-218

La formule Bardey: voyages africains (review)

pp. 218-219

South African Music: A Century of Traditions in Transformation (review)

pp. 219-220

Books Received

Books Received

p. 221