restricted access   Volume 31, Number 1, Spring 2000

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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pp. 229-231

Notes on Contributors

pp. 234-236


Europhonism, Universities, and the Magic Fountain: The Future of African Literature and Scholarship

pp. 1-11

To Paris and Back: Seeking a Balance

pp. 12-31

Redefining Mimicry: Quoting Techniques and the Role of Readers in Locally Published Ghanaian Fiction

pp. 32-49

Claiming the Burden: Naipaul's Africa

pp. 50-62

Culture, Cultivation, and Colonialism in Out of Africa and Beyond

pp. 63-79

Biblical Mythology in Andre Brink's Anti-Apartheid Crusade

pp. 80-94

"Where the Banalities Are Enacted": The Everyday in Gordimer's Novels

pp. 95-118

Round Table on Nuruddin Farah

On Nuruddin Farah

pp. 119-121

Secrets: Farah's "Things Fall Apart"

pp. 122-128

Secrets and a New Civic Consciousness

pp. 129-136

Are There Secrets in Secrets?

pp. 137-143


The Many "Spaces" of the African Writer: The Meeting of African Writers in Durban, South Africa, 2-7 March 1998

pp. 144-148

Review Essays

From Myth to Reality: African Philosophy at Century-End

pp. 149-172

Oroonoko and Happy Birthday, Mister Deka D, by 'Biyi Bandele

pp. 173-178

Book Reviews

Wole Soyinka: A Quest for Renewal (review)

pp. 179-180

Conversations with Chinua Achebe, and: Understanding Things Fall Apart: Selected Essays and Criticisms, and: Understanding Things Fall Apart: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents (review)

pp. 181-184

Strategic Transformations in Nigerian Writing (review)

pp. 184-186

African Writers (review)

pp. 186-188

Sol Plaatje: Selected Writings (review)

pp. 189-191

The Life and Works of Bessie Head (review)

pp. 191-194

"We Spend Our Years as a Tale That Is Told": Oral Historical Narrative in a South African Chiefdom (review)

pp. 194-196

Afrikaans Literature: Recollection, Redefinition, Restitution (review)

pp. 196-198

Nuruddin Farah (review)

pp. 198-199

Selected Works of Edythe Mae Gordon (review)

pp. 199-202

Derek Walcott and West Indian Drama (review)

pp. 202-205

African Poetry of the Living Dead: Igbo Masquerade Poetry (review)

pp. 205-211

Readings in African Popular Culture (review)

pp. 211-213

The Oral History and Literature of the Wolof People of Waalo, Northern Senegal: The Master of the Word (Griot) in the Wolof Tradition (review)

pp. 214-216

The Liminal Novel: Studies in the Francophone-African Novel as Bildungsroman (review)

pp. 216-218

Anthologie de chants mandingues: (Cote d'Ivoire, Guinee, Mali) (review)

pp. 218-219

Les romancieres du Continent noir: Anthologie (review)

pp. 219-220

The African Heritage of American English (review)

pp. 220-222

Dislocating the Color Line: Identity, Hybridity, and Singularity in African-American Literature (review)

pp. 222-223

Pen and Power: A Post-Colonial Reading of J.M. Coetzee and Andre Brink, and: A Morbid Fascination: White Prose and Politics in Apartheid South Africa (review)

pp. 223-227

A Select Index to South African Literature in English (review)

pp. 227-228