restricted access   Volume 47, Number 1, Spring 2016

Table of Contents

Essays

Para-Literary Ethnography and Colonial Self-Writing: The Student Notebooks of the William Ponty School

pp. 1-20

Traumatic Landscapes: Earthquakes and Identity in Franco-Algerian Fiction by Maissa Bey and Nina Bouraoui

pp. 21-38

History and Its Doubles in Alain Mabanckou’s African Psycho

pp. 39-56

The Cybogre Manifesto: Time, Utopia, and Globality in Ngũgĩ’s Wizard of the Crow

pp. 57-75

Seeking Balance: African Autobiography as Philosophy in Malidoma Patrice Somé’s Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman

pp. 76-94

Frailties of the Flesh: Observing the Body in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus

pp. 95-108

Chinua Achebe’s Blue Notes: Toward a Critical Recording of Things Fall Apart’s Blues and Jazz Sensibility

pp. 109-127

Reconciling Racial Revelations in Post-Apartheid South African Literature

pp. 128-148

Review Essay

The African Atlantic: West African Literatures and Slavery Studies

pp. 149-159

Book Reviews

Freedom Time: Negritude, Decolonization and the Future of the World by Gary Wilder (review)

pp. 160-161

Violence in Caribbean Literature: Stories of Stones and Blood by Veronique Maisier (review)

pp. 161-163

Cannibal Writes: Eating Others in Caribbean and Indian Ocean Women’s Writing by Njeri Githire (review)

pp. 163-164

Creating Postcolonial Literature: African Writers and British Publishers by Caroline Davis (review)

pp. 165-167

Transgression in Swahili Narrative Fiction and Its Reception by Rémi Armand Tchokothe (review)

pp. 167-168

Sony Labou Tansi: Une écriture de la décomposition impériale by Xavier Garnier (review)

pp. 168-169

Teaching Anglophone Caribbean Literature ed. by Supriya M. Nair (review)

pp. 170-173

Announcement

pp. 174-175

Submission Guidelines

pp. 176-178