restricted access   Issue 111, 2013

Table of Contents


New Narratives of Haiti

pp. 1-2

His Wondrous Passages: a tribute to Chinua Achebe

pp. 1-4

Depi m soti nan Ginen

pp. 2-3


pp. 4-6

On the Sounds of Haiti: excerpt from La belle amour humaine (2011)

pp. 8-13

“My Spirit is There”: an interview with Edouard Duval-Carrié

pp. 14-20

Blood and Ink

pp. 22-29

Vodou, History, and New Narratives

pp. 30-41

Five Poems

pp. 42-51

The Myth of the Exiled Writer

pp. 52-58

From Dezafi and Les Affres d’un défi

pp. 59-73

From Ti difé boulé sou istoua Ayiti

pp. 74-89

Mumbo Gumbo: an essay on Ishmael Reed’s Mumbo Jumbo (1972)

pp. 90-103

VooDooDoll What if Haïti were a Woman: On ti Travay sou 21 Pwen or An Alter(ed)native in Something Other than Fiction

pp. 104-112

Glossary of Haitian Creole and French Terms

p. 114

“I Make Them Call Him ‘Uncle’”: a conversation with Jamaica Kincaid on AIDS, family, and My Brother (1998)

pp. 116-131

Josefa Diago and the Origins of Cuba’s Gangá Traditions

pp. 132-144

Ipanema: after Catarina Paraguaçu (d. 1586)

p. 145

Watermelon Song

pp. 146-157

Presence of Mind: revealing Africans in renaissance art

pp. 158-165

Benga Benga: A review of Binyavanga Wainana’sOne Day I Will Write About this Place (2011)

pp. 166-175

The Problem of Citizenship, the Question of Crime, and the Origins of the Civil Rights Movement: a review of Khalil Gibran Muhammad’s Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America (2011)

pp. 176-187

Notes on Contributors

pp. 188-193

About the Cover

p. 194