restricted access   Volume 38, Number 1, Spring 2007

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From: Research in African Literatures

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Special Issue: Lusophone African and Afro-Brazilian Literatures

Guest Editor: Lúcia Helena Costigan and Russell G. Hamilton

Tribute to Gerald M. Moser

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pp. 5-8


Angolan Literature

Angolan Literature in the Presence of an Incipient Canon of Literatures Written in Portuguese

pp. 9-34

Women, Bodies, and Nation in Angolan Poetry of the 1950s

pp. 35-45

Utopian Eyes and Dystopian Writings in Angolan Literature

pp. 46-53

Under the Sign of a Projective Nostalgia: Agostinho Neto and Angolan Postcolonial Poetry

pp. 54-67

Images of a Colonial Kalunga

pp. 68-74

Master Tamoda and His Adventures in Language

pp. 75-86

Mozambican Literature

Exile and Death in José Craveirinha's Later Poetry

pp. 87-94

Cape Verdean Literature

Inventing a Lusotropical Father, or, The Neurotic Legacy in Germano Almeida's O Testamento do Senhor Napumoceno

pp. 95-105

Comparative Angolan, Mozambican, and Cape Verdean Literatures

Tradition and the Effects of the New in Modern African Fictional Cartography

pp. 106-118

Postcolonial Poetry in Cape Verde, Angola, and Mozambique: Some Contemporary Considerations

pp. 119-133

Afro-Brazilian Literature and Culture

Machado de Assis's African Descent

pp. 134-151

Afro-Brazilian Literature: Spaces Conquered, Spaces In-between

pp. 152-162

Race Relations in Brazil from the Perspective of a Brazilian African and an African Brazilian: José Eduardo Agualusa's O Ano em que Zumbi Tomou o Rio and Francisco Maciel's O Primeiro Dia do Ano da Peste

pp. 163-171

Domingos Caldas Barbosa (1740-1800): A Precursor of Afro-Brazilian Literature

pp. 172-180

Gabriela Meets Olodum: Paradoxes of Hybridity, Racial Identity, and Black Consciousness in Contemporary Brazil

pp. 181-193


Conceição Lima, Poet of São Tomé e Príncipe

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