restricted access   Volume 47, Number 3, Fall 2016

Table of Contents


Africa Antetranslation

pp. 1-14

Writing in the Swing?: Neo-Realism in Post-Experimental Swahili Fiction

pp. 15-31

Zones of Perceptual Enclosure: The Aesthetics of Immobility in Casablanca’s Literary Bidonvilles

pp. 32-49

Resistant Literatures; Literatures of Resistance?: The Politics and Poetics of Opacity in Kateb and Dib

pp. 50-69

Adichie in Dialogue with Achebe: Balancing Dualities in Half of a Yellow Sun

pp. 70-87

Sidestepping the Political “Graveyard of Creativity”: Polyphonic Narratives and Reenvisioning the Nation-State in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun

pp. 88-105

MJC Echeruo: Occidentalism, Diaspora, Nationalist, and Transnationalist Trajectories of His African Modernism

pp. 106-123

(Dis)Avowals of Tradition: The Question of Plagiarism in Zakes Mda’s The Heart of Redness

pp. 124-143

Rites of Triangulation in Moses Isegawa’s Abyssinian Chronicles

pp. 144-158

Review Essay

Canonizing Senghor: On Cheikh Thiam’s Return to the Kingdom of Childhood

pp. 159-178

Book Reviews

Le Fil de l’ecrit, une anthropologie de l’alphabetisation au Mali by Aïssatou Mbodj-Pouye (review)

pp. 179-180

Women’s Voices from West Africa: An Anthology of Songs from the Sahel ed. by Aissata G. Sidikou, Thomas A. Hale, and: Women’s Songs from West Africa ed. by Thomas A. Hale, Aissata G. Sidikou (review)

pp. 181-185

Algerian Imprints: Ethical Space in the Work of Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous by Brigitte Weltman-Aron (review)

pp. 186-187

Ira Aldridge: The Last Years, 1855–1867 by Bernth Lindfors (review)

pp. 187-188

Curating Africa in the Age of Film Festivals by Lindiwe Dovey (review)

pp. 189-191

Blood on the Tides: The Ozidi Saga and Oral Epic Narratology by Isidore Okpewho (review)

pp. 191-193

What the Forest Told Me. Yoruba Hunter, Culture, and Narrative Performance by Ayo Adeduntan (review)

pp. 193-196

Chinua Achebe: Tributes and Reflections ed. by Nana Ayebia Clarke, James Currey (review)

pp. 196-199

The People’s Right to the Novel: War Fiction in the Postcolony by Eleni Coundouriotis (review)

pp. 199-204