Volume 34, Number 3, Summer 2011

Table of Contents

Special Sections

Five Women Poets on Nature

p. 759
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Notes from the 2010 Callaloo Conference

pp. 811-813
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Poetry

Cinder

p. 711
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Cotacachi

p. 712
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All the Wild Swarm

pp. 776-777
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Something Divine Let Go

pp. 773-775
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Postcards, A Self-Portrait

p. 715
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The Wreck of Colossus

p. 716
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After Birth

p. 788
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Before the Fetus Proves Viable, a Stroll Creekside in the Sierras

p. 787
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Osage Orange

pp. 792-793
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The Body You Remember

p. 698
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Home Song

p. 740
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Reading at 4:00 A.M.

pp. 702-705
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Bonfire Monument

p. 714
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Woman Being Held by Two Policemen

p. 713
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The Coon

p. 798
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Cruise Line

pp. 767-768
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“Haitian Miracle: Girl Survives 15 Days Under Earthquake Rubble”

p. 769
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The Killed Rabbit

p. 782
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Killing the Rabbit: Ars Poetica

p. 781
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Swarm

p. 783
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South Central

pp. 741-743
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Absorption

p. 866
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Axum

pp. 868-871
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Bet Giyorgis

p. 867
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The City on the Edge of Forever

pp. 717-718
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The Menagerie, Part II

pp. 719-720
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Dizzied by Sweat-Reek and Getting-It-On, A Pastor

p. 802
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Misericord

pp. 799-800
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To Forge the Gate, Its Keyhole, Its Pearl

p. 801
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Fiction

from Four Movements

pp. 682-697
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In America

pp. 730-739
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They Thought They Were Invincible

pp. 726-729
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Dora and Saraya

pp. 699-701
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The Ruins of Our Village

pp. 794-797
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Pax Villa

pp. 803-809
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Nonfiction

Blessed Condemnation: Interconnection and Reverence in Black Nature

pp. 770-772
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In Memory of Edouard Glissant

pp. 667-670
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Angels and Motherlands

pp. 842-846
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Remembering Edouard Glissant

pp. 671-675
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Floriography, More or Less

pp. 784-786
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On Black Nature: African American Poets Reflect

pp. 760-762
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A Legacy to Brazil and the World: Remembering Abdias do Nascimento

pp. 676-681
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Beyond Description: Ekphrasis and the Expanding Lens

pp. 708-710
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Carrion

pp. 789-791
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Answering Questions with Questions

pp. 724-725
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Callaloo Conference Reflection

pp. 847-852
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A New “Tizita”

pp. 853-856
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Travels to and from Ethiopia

pp. 857-865
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Framing Our Ground: Ekphrastic Poetry in the Workshop

pp. 721-723
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Chewing the Tchat in Ethi

pp. 829-841
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The Call to Addis Ababa: The Editor's Notes

pp. 814-818
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Black Nature / Human Nature

pp. 763-766
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Confessions of a Pseudo-Nature Writer

pp. 778-780
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My People

pp. 819-828
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Interview

An Interview in Zion: The Life-History of a Jamaican Rastafarian in Shashemene, Ethiopia

pp. 744-758
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Articles

“Theah’s Life Anywheres Theah’s Booze and Jazz”: Home to Harlem and Gingertown in the Context of National Prohibition

pp. 928-942
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On Double Consciousness

pp. 877-898
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Langston Hughes’s Poetry and the Metaphysics of Simplicity

pp. 915-927
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Five Poems: The Gospel According to Toni Morrison

pp. 899-914
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“Check With Yo’ Man First; Check With Yo’ Man”: Tyler Perry Appropriates Drag as a Tool to Re-Circulate Patriarchal Ideology

pp. 943-958
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Book Reviews

Blue Skies, Black Wings: African American Pioneers of Aviation (review)

pp. 977-980
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At Home and Abroad: Historicizing Twentieth-Century Whiteness in Literature and Performance (review)

pp. 969-972
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Skin, Inc.: Identity Repair Poems (review)

pp. 964-966
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Haunting and Displacement in African American Literature and Culture (review)

pp. 967-969
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Skin Inc: Identity Repair Poems, and: Amnesiac, and: The Black Automaton, and: Quantum Spit (review)

pp. 959-964
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Black Europe and the African Diaspora (review)

pp. 975-977
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Cuban-American Literature and Art: Negotiating Identities (review)

pp. 972-975
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Contributors

pp. 981-986
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