Volume 38, Number 5, Fall 2015

Table of Contents

Ben Okri: A Special Issue

Guest edited by Vanessa Guignery

Errata

p. iv
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Poetry

Slept Badly: A Love Poem, and: Reveal, and: Awake the Stone

pp. 1024-1029
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Fiction

Ancient Ties of Karma: A Stoku

pp. 1030-1031
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Canopy: A Stoku

pp. 1027-1028
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A Sinister Perfection

pp. 1032-1033
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Drama

Amina Abstracted: A New Play

pp. 1037-1040
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Nonfiction

Ben Okri, My Neighbor and Friend

pp. 1007-1011
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Ben Okri: A Man of Many Arts

pp. 997-1003
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Ben Okri

pp. 1015-1016
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On My Artistic Collaboration with Ben Okri

pp. 1045-1046
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Food, Ritual, and Death

pp. 1034-1036
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A Fragment

p. 1041
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Some Aphorisms

pp. 1042-1043
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Some Thoughts on the Stoku as a Form

p. 1044
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Laughter of Demons

pp. 1012-1013
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For the Dreamdrift and Paradise Tears. And for You

pp. 1049-1051
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Between Magic and Everyday Life

pp. 1018-1022
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Visual Art

Images

pp. 1014-1170
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The Poet Looks Ahead

p. 1006
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Film stills from N: The Madness of Reason

pp. 1047-1048
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For the Dreamdrift and Paradise Tears. And for You

p. 1052
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Interview

An Interview with Ben Okri

pp. 1053-1063
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Articles

The Dialogue of the Big and the Small: The Poetry of Ben Okri

pp. 1065-1086
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Transcending Historical Violence: Uses of Myth and Fable in Ben Okri’s Starbook

pp. 1118-1134
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Things of Poverty and War: Ben Okri and Thing Theory

pp. 1087-1099
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Journeys of Artistic and Social Exploration: Katabatic Influences in Ben Okri’s Fiction

pp. 1151-1169
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The Famished Road after Postmodernism: African Modernism and the Politics of Subalternity

pp. 1100-1117
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“Redreaming the World”: The Poetry of Ben Okri

pp. 1135-1150
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Book Reviews

Postcolonial Francophone Autobiographies: From Africa to the Antilles by Edgard Sankara (review)

pp. 1171-1174
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Lighting the Shadow by Rachel Eliza Griffiths (review)

pp. 1174-1177
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A Narrative Compass: Stories That Guide Women’s Lives ed. by Betsy Hearne, and Roberta Seelinger Trites (review)

pp. 1177-1180
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The Souls of White Folk: African American Writers Theorize Whiteness by Veronica T. Watson (review)

pp. 1180-1182
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Conjuring Moments in African American Literature: Women, Spirit Work, and Other Such Hoodoo by Kameelah L. Martin (review)

pp. 1183-1185
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Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination by Rosamond King (review)

pp. 1185-1188
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The Postwar African American Novel: Protest and Discontent, 1945–1950 by Stephanie Brown (review)

pp. 1189-1190
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Slavery in American Children’s Literature, 1790–2010 by Paula T. Connolly (review)

pp. 1191-1194
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The Jamaican Theatre: Highlights of the Performing Arts in the Twentieth Century by Wycliffe Bennett, and Hazel Bennett (review)

pp. 1194-1197
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See Now Then by Jamaica Kincaid (review)

pp. 1198-1201
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Ben Okri: A Selective Bibliography

pp. 1004-1005
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Contributors

pp. 1202-1205
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Author and Title Index to Callaloo Volume 38: (Whole Numbers 143–145, 147)

pp. 1209-1216
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