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  Volume 37, Number 3, Fall 1991

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Postcolonial African Fiction

Guest Editor: Shaun F. D. Hughes



pp. 377-384

A Note on "Works Cited"

p. 385

Essays on General Issues

Oral Tradition and the African Novel

pp. 389-407

The Dynamics of Spatiality in African Fiction

pp. 409-426

The Aesthetics of Nigerian War Fiction

pp. 427-443

In Another Life: The Refugee Phenomenon in Two Novels of the Nigerian Civil War

pp. 445-454

Essays on Chinua Achebe

The Politics of Interpretation: The Novels of Chinua Achebe

pp. 459-470

Achebe and the Negation of Independence

pp. 471-491

Knowledge and Power, the Story and the Storyteller: Achebe's Anthills of the Savannah

pp. 493-507

Essays on Other Writers

M. G. Vassanji's The Gunny Sack: A Reflection on History and the Novel

pp. 511-518

Men as Archetypes: Characterization in Soyinka's Novels

pp. 519-527

Patterns of Decadence, Visions of Regeneration in Armah's Fragments

pp. 529-548

A Vision of the Ideal: Armah's Two Thousand Seasons

pp. 549-560

"One Wife Be for One Man": Mariama Bâ's Doctrine for Matrimony

pp. 561-573

Bessie Head's Syncretic Fictions: The Reconceptualization of Power and the Recovery of the Ordinary

pp. 575-589

Colonization and the Feminine in Bessie Head's A Question of Power

pp. 591-605

Reviews of Recent Books

Theoretical Confrontations in the Study of Postcolonial Literatures

pp. 609-616

Others' Africas: Recent Critical Studies of African Literature

pp. 617-637



pp. 639-640

Research Areas


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