Volume 46, Number 2, 2009

Table of Contents

Consuming Subjects: Theorizing New Models of Agency for Literary Criticism in African Studies

pp. 213-232
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Ben Okri, the Aesthetic, and the Problem with Theory

pp. 233-260
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The Political Prisoner as Antihero: The Prison Poetry of Wole Soyinka and 'Ahmad Fu'ad Nigm

pp. 261-286
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Sound Effects: Synaesthesia as Purposeful Distortion in Keorapetse Kgositsile's Poetry

pp. 287-310
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From Poetry to Prose: The Modern Hausa Novel

pp. 311-337
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Lark Mirror: African Culture, Masculinity, and Migration to France in Alain Mabanckou's Bleu Blanc Rouge

pp. 338-359
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"What Are We Blackmen Who Are Called French?": The Dilemma of Identity in Oyono's Un vie de boy and Sembène's La Noire de . . .

pp. 360-378
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Reading Development and Writing Africa: UNFPA, Nervous Conditions, and The Book of Not

pp. 379-406
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Women and War in Contemporary Love Stories from Uganda and Nigeria

pp. 407-424
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Book Reviews

Africa Writes Back: The African Writers Series & the Launch of African Literature (review)

pp. 425-428
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Islam, Ethics, Revolt: Politics and Piety in Francophone West African and Maghreb Narrative (review)

pp. 428-431
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Of Irony and Empire: Islam, the West, and the Transcultural Invention of Africa (review)

pp. 431-433
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The French Atlantic Triangle: Literature and Culture of the Slave Trade (review)

pp. 433-436
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Contributors

pp. 437-441
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