restricted access   Volume 30, Number 2, Summer 1999

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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Notes on Contributors

pp. 244-245

Guidelines for Submissions

pp. 246-247


The Path Is Open: The Legacy of Melville and Frances Herskovits in African Oral Narrative Analysis

pp. 1-16

Quotation in the Constitution of Yoruba Oral Texts

pp. 17-41

On the Theoretical Foundations of Orality and Literacy

pp. 42-65

Amos Tutuola and the Colonial Carnival

pp. 66-74

Writing as Translation: African Literature and the Challenges of Translation

pp. 75-87

Tempering Race and Nation: Recent Debates in Diaspora Identity

pp. 88-95

Beyond Unicentricity: Transcultural Black Presences

pp. 96-109

Women, Writers, Women's Writing

Epistolary Friendship: La prise de parole in Mariama Ba's Une si longue lettre

pp. 110-121

Writing Community: Bessie Head and the Politics of Narrative

pp. 122-135

"To Be an African Working Woman": Levels of Feminist Consciousness in Ama Ata Aidoo's Changes

pp. 136-147

Chinua Achebe Writing Culture: Representations of Gender and Tradition in Things Fall Apart

pp. 148-164

Should Women Love "Wisdom"? Evaluating the Ethiopian Wisdom Tradition

pp. 165-181

Tradition and Modernity Are Here to Stay: An Analysis of Francophone African Women's Writings Published in 1997-98

pp. 182-193


Inaugural Issues: The Cultural Politics of the Early Presence Africaine, 1947-55

pp. 194-221

Review Essay

Theory and Practice in African Orature

pp. 222-227

Book Reviews

Travels in Southern Africa, Vol. 2 (review)

pp. 228-229

Bardic Nationalism: The Romantic Novel and the British Empire (review)

pp. 229-232

J. J. Rabearivelo, Literature and Lingua Franca in Colonial Madagascar (review)

pp. 232-233

Le riche et le pauvre et autres contes bamanan du Mali (review)

p. 234

Ecriture romanesque et cultures regionales au Senegal: Des origines a 1992 (review)

pp. 234-237

Massa Makan Diabate: Un griot mandingue a la rencontre de l'ecriture (review)

pp. 237-240

Recits epiques des chasseurs bamanan du Mali (review)

pp. 240-241


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