restricted access   Volume 32, Number 4, Winter 2001

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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Notes on Contributors

pp. 229-230


pp. 226-227


Theory, Literature, and Moral Considerations

pp. 1-18

The Problem with English Literature: Canonicity, Citizenship, and the Idea of Africa

pp. 19-43

Creolist Mystification: Oral Writing in the Works of Patrick Chamoiseau and Simone Schwarz-Bart

pp. 44-60

The Island Writes Back: Discourse/Power and Marginality in Wole Soyinka's The Swamp Dwellers, Derek Walcott's The Sea at Dauphin, and Athol Fugard's The Island

pp. 61-76

The "Cesaire Effect," or How to Cultivate One's Nation

pp. 77-91

Glissant's Africas: From Departmentalization to the Poetics of Relation

pp. 92-116

Beyond the Curtains: Unveiling Afro-Brazilian Women Writers

pp. 117-135

In Memoriam

Djibril Diop Mambety: A Retrospective

pp. 136-139

Gakaara Wanjau: In Memoriam 1921-29 March 2001

pp. 140-142

Tributes to Bernth Lindfors

Under the Eyes of Texas

pp. 143-147

Bernth Lindfors and the Archive of African Literature

pp. 147-154


Michele Rakotoson Speaks with Stephen Gray

pp. 155-159


Soyinka's Euripides: Postcolonial Resistance or Avant-Garde Adaptation?

pp. 160-171

Review Essays

A Passage to Afrotopia

pp. 172-186

Francophone Women Writing in 1998-99 and Beyond: A Literary Feast in a Violent World

pp. 187-200

Book Reviews

Postcolonialism: Theory, Practice or Process? (review)

pp. 201-202

Black Women Novelists and the Nationalist Aesthetic, and: Mythatypes: Signatures and Signs of African Diaspora and Black Goddesses (review)

pp. 202-204

Countermodernism and Francophone Literary Culture: The Game of Slipknot (review)

pp. 204-206

Ces ecrivains d'Afrique Noire (review)

pp. 206-207

Dance between Two Cultures: Latino Caribbean Literature Written in the United States (review)

pp. 207-208

Making Men: Gender, Literary Authority, and Women's Writing in Caribbean Narrative (review)

pp. 208-209

Afro-Creole: Power, Opposition, and Play in the Caribbean (review)

pp. 209-210

Frantz Fanon: Critical Perspectives (review)

pp. 210-211

Tropicopolitans: Colonialism and Agency, 1688-1804 (review)

pp. 211-212

The Dance of Death: Nigerian History and Christopher Okigbo's Poetry (review)

pp. 213-215

Language and Style in Soyinka: A Systemic Textlinguistic Study of a Literary Idiolect (review)

pp. 215-217

The African Difference: Discourses on Africanity and the Relativity of Cultures (review)

pp. 217-218

Claiming History: Colonialism, Ethnography, and the Novel (review)

pp. 218-220

The Black Body: Women, Colonialism, and Space (review)

pp. 220-221

Post-Colonial Literatures: Expanding the Canon (review)

pp. 221-222

Coterminous Worlds: Magical Realism and Contemporary Post-Colonial Literature in English (review)

pp. 222-223

African Novels in the Classroom (review)

pp. 224-225