restricted access   Volume 47, Number 4, Winter 2017

Table of Contents


Ossobó: Myth, History, and Intertextuality in Santomean Literature

pp. 1-20

Settlers and Laborers: The Afterlife of Indenture in Early South African Indian Writing

pp. 21-35

Runaway Narratives: Structural Experimentation in Leïla Sebbar’s Shérazade

pp. 36-53

The Real McCloy: Fiction, History, and the Real in Zoë Wicomb’s “The One That Got Away”

pp. 54-70

Entangled Poetics: Apartheid South African Poetry between Politics and Form

pp. 71-90

Bloodhounds at the Gate: Trauma, Narrative Memory, and Melancholia in Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Memoirs of Wartime

pp. 91-111

(Re)Fashioning Biafra: Identity, Authorship, and the Politics of Dress in Half of a Yellow Sun and Other Narratives of the Nigeria-Biafra War

pp. 112-132

The Unattainable Mediterranean: Arrested Clandestine Odysseys in Sefi Atta’s “Twilight Trek” and Marie NDiaye’s Trois femmes puissantes

pp. 133-151

Migration Blues in Jazz Styling: Spinning Them Overlooked Jazz and Blues Numbers in Brian Chikwava’s Fiction

pp. 152-170

Mouth with Which the King Curses: Abuse and Departicularization of the Enemy in King Sunny Ade’s Jùjú Music

pp. 171-187

Book Reviews

Postcolonial Criticism and Representations of African Dictatorship: The Aesthetics of Tyranny by Cécile Bishop (review)

pp. 188-189

Gendered Voices from The Gambia by Pierre Gomez, Idalou Ndow (review)

pp. 189-191

Africa’s Narrative Geographies: Charting the Intersections of Geocriticism and Postcolonial Studies by Dustin Crowley (review)

pp. 192-193