restricted access   Volume 39, Number 3, Fall 2008

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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In Memoriam: John Conteh-Morgan (1948–2008)

pp. vii-ix


Afro-European Literature(s): A New Discursive Category?

pp. 1-13

Ethnocultural Voices and African Aesthetics in Trinh Minh-ha's Reassemblage: From the Firelight to the Screen

pp. 14-25

Transformational Narratives: Hearing/Reading Selected Senegalese Folktales by Young Women

pp. 26-38

Subverting Social Customs: The Representation of Food in Three West African Francophone Novels

pp. 39-50

Cultural Identity from habitus to au-delà: Leïla Sebbar Encounters Her Algerian Father

pp. 51-64

African American and Francophone Postcolonial Memory: Octavia Butler's Kindred and Assia Djebar's La femme sans sépulture

pp. 65-81

Femi Osofisan's Women of Owu—: Paraphrase in Performance

pp. 82-98

Making the Case for Popular Songs in East Africa: Samba Mapangala and Shaaban Robert

pp. 99-120

The Geography of Identity in Suzanne Césaire's "Le grand camouflage"

pp. 121-131

Spero's "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay": Maryse Condé's The Last of the African Kings

pp. 132-148

How to Live?: Guilt and Goodness in Rian Malan's My Traitor's Heart

pp. 149-163

Duplicity and Plagiarism in Zakes Mda's The Heart of Redness

pp. 164-199


A RESPONSE to "Duplicity and Plagiarism in Zakes Mda's The Heart of Redness" by Andrew Offenburger

pp. 200-203

Book Reviews

Postcolonial Identity in Wole Soyinka (review)

pp. 204-205

Writing Madness: Borderlines of the Body in African Literature (review)

pp. 205-208

Ambition and Anxiety: Ezra Pound's Cantos and Derek Walcott's Omeros as Twentieth-Century Epics (review)

pp. 208-209

Le roman Swahili: la notion de "littérature mineure" à l'épreuve (review)

pp. 210-211

L'effet roman: arrivée du roman dans les langues d'Afrique (review)

pp. 211-213

Ecritures en transhumance entre Maghreb et Afrique subsaharienne: littérature, oralité, arts visuels (review)

pp. 214-215

Le théâtre anglophone du Nigéria, du Ghana, et de la Sierra Leone: évolution des formes, des origines à la fin du XXe siècle (review)

p. 215

Africa, Europe and (Post)colonialism: Racism, Migration and Diaspora (review)

pp. 216-217

The Other Hybrid Archipelago: Introduction to the Literatures and Cultures of the Francophone Indian Ocean (review)

pp. 217-218

Memories of the Origins of Ethnographic Film (review)

pp. 218-219

The Columbia Guide to East African Literature in English since 1945 (review)

pp. 219-221

Ira Aldridge: The African Roscius (review)

p. 222

Change Aesthetics in Anglophone Cameroon Drama and Theater (review)

pp. 223-224

Parades postcoloniales: la fabrication des identités dans le roman congolais (review)

pp. 225-227