restricted access   Volume 34, Number 2, Summer 2003

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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Mother, Memory, History: Maternal Genealogies in Gayl Jonesis Corregidora and Simone Schwarz-Bartis Pluie et vent sur Telumee Miracle

pp. 1-12

Revolution and Modernity: Assia Djebaris Les enfants du nouveau monde

pp. 13-27

Photographic Memories in Leila Sebbaris Le Chinois vert diAfrique

pp. 28-40

Calixthe Beyalais Manifesto and Fictional Theory

pp. 41-52

Space Matters: Form and Narrative in Tsitsi Dangaremgbais Nervous Conditions

pp. 53-74

An Historical Obsession: Counternarration in Rachid Mimouniis Tombeza

pp. 75-93

Pessimism, Autonomy, and Commodity Fetishism in Ayi Kwei Armahis The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born

pp. 94-111

Dictatorship and the Emptiness of the Rhetoric of Totalitarian Discourse in Sony Labou Tansiis La vie et demie

pp. 112-126

Rewriting Political Commitment for an International Canon: Paul Bowlesis For Bread Alone as Translation of Mohamed Choukriis Al-Khubz Al-Hafi

pp. 127-144

The Pervasive Force of Music in African, Caribbean, and African American Drama

pp. 145-154

The Politics of Shame and Redemption in J. M. Coetzeeis Disgrace

pp. 155-162

The African Writers Series--Celebrating Forty Years of Publishing Distinction

pp. 163-174


Esther Nirina Speaks to Carole Beckett

pp. 175-182


A Picture of the Big Apple

pp. 183-191

Review Essays

From Togo and Sweden: Kpomassie and Lindqvist

pp. 192-198

Questions of Context: Ibn Battuta and E. W. Bovill on Africa

pp. 199-205

Book Reviews

The Butterfly's Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States (review)

pp. 206-208

Achebe the Orator: The Art of Persuasion in Chinua Achebe's Novels (review)

pp. 208-211

Writing Marginality in Modern French Literature: From Loti to Genet (review)

pp. 211-213

Sea Change: Black British Writing, and: The Booker Prize and the Legacy of Empire (review)

pp. 213-215

Long Drums and Cannons: Nigerian Dramatists and Novelists, 1952-1966 (review)

pp. 216-217

Palaver: Geschlechter- und Gesellschaftsdiskurs in Nigeria: Kon/Textuelle Lesung ausgewählter Romane der Igbo-Autorinnen Buchi Emecheta und Flora Nwapa (review)

pp. 217-218

African Diaspora and Autobiographics: Skeins of Self and Skin (review)

pp. 218-220

Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies (review)

pp. 220-222

Voices from Madagascar: An Anthology of Contemporary Francophone Literature/Voix de Madagascar: Anthologie de litterature francophone contemporaine (review)

pp. 222-223

Rachid Boudjedra, la passion de l'intertexte (review)

pp. 223-224

Maghrebian Mosaic: A Literature in Transition (review)

pp. 224-225

Odun Ifa: Ifa Festival, and: Insight and Artistry in African Divination (review)

pp. 225-229

A Hubert Harrison Reader (review)

pp. 230-231

Contemporary Black Men's Fiction and Drama (review)

pp. 231-232

On the Winds and Waves of Imagination: Transnational Feminism and Literature (review)

pp. 232-233

Rethinking 'Mixed Race' (review)

pp. 233-235

Notes from the Hyena's Belly: An Ethiopian Boyhood (review)

pp. 235-236