restricted access   Volume 39, Number 1, Spring 2008

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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East African Literature and the Politics of Global Reading

pp. 1-23

Language and Time in Postcolonial Experience

pp. 24-47

Birth of a Nation? The Origins of Senegalese Literature in French

pp. 48-69

Fissures in Apartheid's "Eden": Representations of Bisexuality in The Smell of Apples by Mark Behr

pp. 70-86

Toward an African Ecocriticism: Postcolonialism, Ecology and Life & Times of Michael K

pp. 87-121

Citizen Other: Islamic Indianness and the Implosion of Racial Harmony in Postapartheid South Africa

pp. 107-124

Insularity and Ambivalence: The Case of the South African Poet P. J. Philander's Epic Poem, Zimbabwe

pp. 125-148

Performing Race, Reconsidering History: Achmat Dangor's Recent Fiction

pp. 149-165

Problematizing Polygyny in the Historical Novels of Chinua Achebe: The Role of the Western Feminist Scholar

pp. 166-185

Coming of Age with an AK-47: Ahmadou Kourouma's Allah n'est pas obligé

pp. 185-197

Breaking Gods: An African Postcolonial Gothic Reading of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun

pp. 203-222

Of Cowboys and Elephants: Africa, Globalization and the Nouveau Western in Djibril Diop Mambety's Hyenas

pp. 223-238

Book Review

La fracture coloniale: La société française au prisme de l'héritage colonial (review)

pp. 239-240