Volume 36, Number 2, Spring 2013

Table of Contents

In Memoriam: Chinua Achebe: November 16, 1930–March 21, 2013

p. vi
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Chinua Achebe: A Selective Bibliography of His Books

pp. 232-233
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Poetry

The Blue Between

pp. 255-256
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Cartize, for Brittanica

p. 254
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Catfish

pp. 257-258
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Surviving the Art

p. 259
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Elegy

p. 245
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Blue Hijab

pp. 234-235
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Pondering A

p. 240
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South

p. 236
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To Guide in Agadir

p. 239
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The Waiting

pp. 237-238
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The Exile Flies Home to Trout Hall, Jamaica

p. 249
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Poems for Césaire

pp. 252-253
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Miss Curaçao

pp. 246-247
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Miss Trinidad and Tobago

p. 248
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A Bronx New Year’s Eve

pp. 250-251
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Shed

p. 241
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Twenty Days and Another Bat: Yaddo, July 2010

p. 242
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For the Sky, in Which You Will One Day, Belong

p. 244
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Post-Dissertation-Intervention (ii.)

p. 243
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Nonfiction

Remembering Chinua Achebe

pp. 223-225
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Interview

Listening to Chinua Achebe: A Memory

pp. 226-231
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Interview with Jacob Lawrence

pp. 260-267
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Articles

“Somos Afro”: Champeta Music as a Means for Cultural/(Political) Organization for Afrodescendants in Colombia

pp. 391-402
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Surface and Stasis: Re-reading Slave Narrative via The History of Mary Prince

pp. 298-311
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Ballads Behind Bars: The Music of Lyfe Jennings as Art, Critique, and Healing Remedy

pp. 403-413
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Dominance and the Triumph of the White Trickster Over the Black Picaro in Amiri Baraka’s Great Goodness of Life: A Coon Show

pp. 312-321
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Slave Memory Without Words in Kyle Baker’s Nat Turner

pp. 279-297
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In Search of Seven Sisters: A Biography of the Nardal Sisters of Martinique

pp. 375-390
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Bringing Down the House: The Trickster’s Signifying on Victimization in Harriet E. Wilson’s Our Nig

pp. 440-460
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Harlemite, Detective, African?: The Many Selves of Rudolph Fisher’s Conjure-Man Dies

pp. 268-278
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Frantz Fanon and the Négritude Movement: How Strategic Essentialism Subverts Manichean Binaries

pp. 342-352
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Du Bois’s Ambient Poetics: Rethinking Environmental Imagination in The Souls of Black Folk

pp. 322-341
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Édouard Glissant: Creolization and the Event

pp. 353-374
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“Rumpelstiltskin”: A Picture Book Multicultural Retelling

pp. 430-439
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A Writing of Nothing: Intercession and the Autobiographical Subject in Olaudah Equiano’s Interesting Narrative

pp. 414-429
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Book Reviews

Edwidge Danticat: A Reader’s Guide ed. by Martin Munro (review)

pp. 463-466
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Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights by Robin Bernstein (review)

pp. 482-485
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Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth Century African American Literature by Eric Gardner, (review)

pp. 469-471
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My Southern Home (Or, The South and Its People) by William Wells Brown (review)

pp. 461-463
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Hip Hop’s Amnesia: From Blues and the Black Women’s Club Movement to Rap and the Hip Hop Movement by Reiland Rabaka, and: From Jim Crow to Jay-Z: Race, Rap, and the Performance of Masculinity by Miles White (review)

pp. 474-477
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European Others: Queering Ethnicity in Postnational Europe by Fatima El-Tayeb (review)

pp. 485-487
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In Search of Brightest Africa: Reimagining the Dark Continent in American Culture, 1884–1936 by Jeannette Eileen Jones (review)

pp. 493-495
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Prove It On Me: New Negroes, Sex, and Popular Culture in the 1920s by Erin D Chapman (review)

pp. 500-504
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Carnival and National Identity in the Poetry of Afrocubanismo by Thomas S Anderson (review)

pp. 498-500
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Romance, Diaspora, and Black Atlantic Literature by Yogita Goyal (review)

pp. 466-469
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Living With Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890–1930 by Koritha Mitchell (review)

pp. 490-492
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Mary Turner and the Memory of Lynching by Julie Buckner Armstrong (review)

pp. 488-490
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Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality, and Blackness by Nicole Fleetwood (review)

pp. 471-474
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Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects by Christina Sharpe (review)

pp. 496-498
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Erotic Revolutionaries: Black Women, Sexuality and Popular Culture by Shayne Lee, and: Bulldaggers, Pansies, and Chocolate Babies: Performance, Race, and Sexuality in the Harlem Renaissance by James F Wilson (review)

pp. 478-482
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Contributors

pp. 505-508
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