restricted access   Volume 46, Number 2, Summer 2015

Table of Contents


Clandestine or Conquistadores?: Beyond Sensational Headlines, or a Literature of Urgency

pp. 1-14

An Afropolitan Muse

pp. 15-31

Sara Baartman and the Ethics of Representation

pp. 32-51

Selling (out) on the Black Market: Black Bazar’s Literary Sape

pp. 52-69

Collaboratively Writing a Self: Textual Strategies in Margaret McCord’s The Calling of Katie Makanya: A Memoir of South Africa

pp. 70-84

“The Headstrong Historian”: Writing with Things Fall Apart

pp. 85-103

Two Contending Mothers: Discrepant Allegories in Émeric Bergeaud’s Stella

pp. 104-118

“Nigeria” in the Cape: Afropolitanism and Alienation in Yewande Omotoso’s Bom Boy

pp. 119-145


Encounter with André Brink: Looking on … Self-Translation

pp. 146-156

Book Reviews

The Haitian Revolution in the Literary Imagination: Radical Horizons, Conservative Constraints by Philip Kaisary (review)

pp. 157-160

Conflict Bodies: The Politics of Rape Representation in the Francophone Imaginary by Régine Michelle Jean-Charles (review)

pp. 160-164

Myth Performance in the African Diasporas: Ritual, Theatre, and Dance by Benita Brown, Dannabang Kuwabong, and Christopher Olsen (review)

pp. 164-166

Mixed Race Stereotypes in South African and American Literature by Diana Adesola Mafe (review)

pp. 166-168

Clan Cleansing in Somalia: The Ruinous Legacy of 1991 by Lidwien Kapteijns (review)

pp. 168-169

Reading Nuruddin Farah: The Individual, the Novel & the Idea of Home by F. Fiona Moolla (review)

pp. 170-172

Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Atlantic World: Angola and Brazil during the Era of the Slave Trade by Roquinaldo Ferreira (review)

pp. 172-173

Approaches to Teaching the Works of Naguib Mahfouz ed. by Waïl Hassan and Susan Muaddi Darraj (review)

pp. 174-175

Different Shades of Green: African Literature, Environmental Justice, and Political Ecology by Byron Caminero-Santangelo (review)

pp. 176-177

Shifting Perceptions of Migration in Senegalese Literature, Film, and Social Media by Mahriana Rofheart (review)

pp. 177-178

Nairobi’s Matatu Men: Portrait of a Subculture by Mbũgua Wa Mũngai (review)

pp. 179-181

Global Nollywood: The Transnational Dimensions of an African Video Film Industry ed. by Matthias Krings and Onookome Okome (review)

pp. 181-183

Ecritures féminines et dialogues critiques: Subjectivité, genre et ironie / Writing Women and Critical Dialogues: Subjectivity, Gender, and Identity by Françoise Lionnet, and: Le Su et l’incertain: Cosmopolitiques créoles de l’Océan Indien / The Known and the Uncertain: Creole Cosmopolitics of the Indian Ocean by Françoise Lionnet (review)

pp. 183-184


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