Volume 37, Number 3, Fall 1991

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Postcolonial African Fiction

Guest Editor: Shaun F. D. Hughes

Articles

Preface

pp. 377-384
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A Note on "Works Cited"

p. 385
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Essays on General Issues

Oral Tradition and the African Novel

pp. 389-407
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The Dynamics of Spatiality in African Fiction

pp. 409-426
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The Aesthetics of Nigerian War Fiction

pp. 427-443
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In Another Life: The Refugee Phenomenon in Two Novels of the Nigerian Civil War

pp. 445-454
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Essays on Chinua Achebe

The Politics of Interpretation: The Novels of Chinua Achebe

pp. 459-470
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Achebe and the Negation of Independence

pp. 471-491
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Knowledge and Power, the Story and the Storyteller: Achebe's Anthills of the Savannah

pp. 493-507
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Essays on Other Writers

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

pp. 511-518
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Men as Archetypes: Characterization in Soyinka's Novels

pp. 519-527
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Patterns of Decadence, Visions of Regeneration in Armah's Fragments

pp. 529-548
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A Vision of the Ideal: Armah's Two Thousand Seasons

pp. 549-560
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"One Wife Be for One Man": Mariama Bâ's Doctrine for Matrimony

pp. 561-573
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Bessie Head's Syncretic Fictions: The Reconceptualization of Power and the Recovery of the Ordinary

pp. 575-589
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Colonization and the Feminine in Bessie Head's A Question of Power

pp. 591-605
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Reviews of Recent Books

Theoretical Confrontations in the Study of Postcolonial Literatures

pp. 609-616
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Others' Africas: Recent Critical Studies of African Literature

pp. 617-637
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 639-640
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