restricted access   Volume 36, Number 2, Summer 2005

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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Editoris Comments

p. vii
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Articles

Aime Cesaire and the Syntax of Influence

pp. 1-18
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Start-Over: Possession Rites and Healing Rituals in the Poetry of Lorna Goodison

pp. 19-32

Political Violence

Political Violence: Introductory Comments

p. 33

"Ancient Tribal Warfare": Foundational Fantasies of Ethnicity and History

pp. 34-45
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Literature, Community, and Violence: Reading African Literature in the West, Post-9/11

pp. 46-58

Writing the Child, Youth, and Violence into the Francophone Novel from Sub-Saharan Africa: The Impact of Age and Gender

pp. 59-71

From a "large morsel of meat" to "passwords-in-flesh": Resistance through Representation of the Tortured Body in Labou Tansiis La vie et demie

pp. 72-84
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Colonial Violence, Postcolonial Violations: Violence, Landscape, and Memory in Kenyan Fiction

pp. 85-94

Forum

African Literature and Theory

Introductory Comments: Ato Quaysonis Calibrations: Reading for the Social

pp. 95-96
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Reading Calibrations: Re-reading for the Social

pp. 97-103

Symptoms of the Present in Ato Quaysonis Calibrations

pp. 104-111
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Calibrations : Literary Reference and the Ethics of Reading

pp. 112-121
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Incessant Particularities: Calibrations as Close Reading

pp. 122-131
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Film Review

Tsitsi Dangarembga's Film Kare Kare Zvako : The Survival of the Butchered Woman

pp. 132-138
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Book Reviews

Wole Soyinka (review)

pp. 139-141
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Barbs: A Study of Satire in the Plays of Wole Soyinka (review)

pp. 142-144
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Role-Play in South African Theatre (review)

pp. 144-145
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Nouvelles dramaturgies d'Afrique noire francophone (review)

pp. 145-146
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Theatre and Postcolonial Desires (review)

pp. 146-147
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Women Writing Africa: Southern African Region (review)

pp. 147-148
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Mapping Yoruba Networks: Power and Agency in the Making of Transnational Communities (review)

pp. 149-150
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Kojo Tovalou Houenou, precurseur, 1887-1936: pannegrisme et modernite (review)

pp. 150-151
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Coran et tradition islamique dans la litterature maghrebine (review)

pp. 151-152
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The Politics of Frenchness in Colonial Algeria, 1930-1954 (review)

pp. 152-153
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The Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation and the Rise of Black Internationalism (review)

pp. 153-155
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Becoming Black: Creating Identity in the African Diaspora (review)

pp. 155-156
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The Dynamics of African Feminism: Defining and Classifying African Feminist Literatures (review)

pp. 156-157
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Carnival and the Formation of a Caribbean Transnation (review)

pp. 158-159
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Clear Word and Third Sight: Folk Groundings and Diasporic Consciousness in African Caribbean Writing (review)

pp. 159-160
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Le Chevalier de Saint-George: biographie (review)

pp. 160-161
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Africa and Europe: En/Countering Myths (review)

pp. 161-162
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Archaologie eines Modernen Mythos: Albert Schweitzers Nachruhm in Europaischen und Afrikanischen Text- und Bildmedien (review)

pp. 162-164
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Djinns, Stars and Warriors: Mandinka Legends from Pakao, Senegal (review)

pp. 164-165
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African Francophone Cinema

pp. 165-166
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Announcement

Announcement

p. 167
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