restricted access   Volume 46, Number 1, Spring 2015

Table of Contents


The Anthropology of Transcultural Storytelling: Oui mon commandant! and Amadou Hampâté Bâ’s Ethnographic Didacticism

pp. 1-18

“The Leeches Are the Least of the Worries”: Blankscapes and Another Other in Jamaica Kincaid’s Among Flowers and Biyi Bandele’s The King’s Rifle

pp. 19-36

Samuel Ajayi Crowther and the Age of Literature

pp. 37-52

From Parole Poïétique to the Ethical Turn: Moving with Léopold Sédar Senghor

pp. 53-71

Unimaginable Community: The Failure of Nubian Nationalism in Idris Ali’s Dongola

pp. 72-89

Decolonizing the Mind Onitsha-Style: Reexamining Ogali A. Ogali’s Cultural Nationalism in The Juju Priest

pp. 90-106

Women and Child-Naming Song Poetry of Southeast Yorubaland

pp. 107-126

Scenes of Enchantment: Visionary Style in Ben Okri’s Dangerous Love

pp. 127-141

Reading African Complexities Today: Generic Folding in Gaile Parkin’s Baking Cakes in Kigali

pp. 142-159

“Playing It by the Book”: The Rule of Law in J. M. Coetzee’s Disgrace

pp. 160-178

Review Essay

On the Edge of Scrutinizing and Reproducing Urban Imaginations of Johannesburg

pp. 179-184

Book Reviews

Commerce with the Universe: Africa, India, and the Afrasian Imagination by Gaurav Desai (review)

pp. 185-186

The South Africa Reader: History, Culture, Politics ed. by Clifton Crais and Thomas V. McClendon (review)

pp. 186-187

Africa and France: Postcolonial Cultures, Migration, and Racism by Dominic Thomas (review)

pp. 188-189

Polygraphies: Francophone Women Writing Algeria by Alison Rice (review)

pp. 189-190

States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law by Stephen Morton (review)

pp. 190-193

The Star, the Cross, and the Crescent: Religions and Conflicts in Francophone Literature from the Arab World by Carine Bourget (review)

pp. 194-196

African Pasts, Presents, and Futures: Generational Shifts in African Women’s Literature, Film, and Internet Discourse by Touria Khannous (review)

pp. 196-197

Joining Africa: From Anthills to Asmara by Charles Cantalupo (review)

pp. 197-199

Mongo Beti: Le combattant fatigué: Une biographie intellectuelle by Cilas Kemedjio (review)

pp. 199-201

Engaging the Diaspora: Migration and African Families ed. by Pauline Ada Uwakweh, Jerono P. Rotich, and Comfort O. Okpala (review)

pp. 201-202