restricted access   Volume 44, Number 1, January 2013

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Trends in the Development of the New African Novel

Guest Editor: Ogaga Okuyade

Continuity and Renewal in the Endless Tales of a Continent: New Voices in the African Novel

pp. 1-24


South African Literary Cartographies: A Post-transitional Palimpsest

pp. 25-44

Women Writing Nationhood Differently: Affiliative Critique in Novels by Forna, Atta, and Farah

pp. 45-72

Affiliation, Disavowal, and National Commitment in Third Generation African Literature

pp. 73-97

Daddy’s Girls?: Father-Daughter Relations and the Failures of the Postcolonial Nation-State in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus and Véronique Tadjo’s Loin de mon père

pp. 99-126

From Neglected History to Tourist Attraction: Reordering the Past in Zakes Mda’s The Heart of Redness

pp. 127-151

Magical Realism: A Narrative of Celebration or Disillusionment? South African Literature in the Transition Period

pp. 153-183


Theory After Theory: An Intellectual History of Literary Theory from 1950 to the Early 21st Century by Nicholas Birns (review)

pp. 185-187

India in the World ed. by Cristina M. Gámez-Fernández and Antonia Navarro-Tejero (review)

pp. 187-189

Notes on Contributors

pp. 191-193