restricted access   Volume 33, Number 2, Summer 2002

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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Remember Mongo Beti (1932-2001)

pp. 1-3

The Last Words of Mongo Beti

pp. 4-8


Mongo Beti and the "Curse" of Ham: Myth and History in Africa

pp. 9-33

Neither Here nor There: Calixthe Beyala's Collapsing Homes

pp. 34-45

Extending Generic Boundaries: Werewere Liking's L'amour-cent-vies

pp. 46-60

"About Lovers in Accra": Urban Intimacy in Ama Ata Aidoo's Changes: A Love Story

pp. 61-80

Genre and Authority in Some Popular Nigerian Women's Novels

pp. 81-99

Crossing Over: Identity and Change in Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye's Song of Nyarloka

pp. 100-118

Islamic-Hausa Feminism and Kano Market Literature: Qur'anic Reinterpretation in the Novels of Balaraba Yakubu

pp. 119-136

Gender, Narrative Space, and Modern Hausa Literature

pp. 137-153

Re-Historicizing the Conflicted Figure of Woman in Ngugi's Petals of Blood

pp. 154-170

Slavery and Etiological Discourse in the Writing of Ama Ata Aidoo, Bessie Head, and Buchi Emecheta

pp. 171-193

"This Unity of Spilt Blood": Tracing Remnant Consciousness in Kofi Awoonor's Comes the Voyager at Last

pp. 194-209

Review Essay

Founding-Ancestors and Intertextuality in Francophone Caribbean Literature and Criticism

pp. 210-229

Film Reviews

Raoul Peck's Lumumba : A Film for Our Times

pp. 230-235

Women, Nostalgia, Memory: Chocolat, Outremer, and Indochine

pp. 235-244

Book Review

Mongo Beti: la quete de la liberte (review)

pp. 245-247

Notes on Contributors

p. 249