restricted access   Volume 36, Number 2, Summer 2005

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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Editoris Comments

p. vii


Aime Cesaire and the Syntax of Influence

pp. 1-18

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

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

Colonial Violence, Postcolonial Violations: Violence, Landscape, and Memory in Kenyan Fiction

pp. 85-94


African Literature and Theory

Introductory Comments: Ato Quaysonis Calibrations: Reading for the Social

pp. 95-96

Reading Calibrations: Re-reading for the Social

pp. 97-103

Symptoms of the Present in Ato Quaysonis Calibrations

pp. 104-111

Calibrations : Literary Reference and the Ethics of Reading

pp. 112-121

Incessant Particularities: Calibrations as Close Reading

pp. 122-131

Film Review

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

pp. 132-138

Book Reviews

Wole Soyinka (review)

pp. 139-141

Barbs: A Study of Satire in the Plays of Wole Soyinka (review)

pp. 142-144

Role-Play in South African Theatre (review)

pp. 144-145

Nouvelles dramaturgies d'Afrique noire francophone (review)

pp. 145-146

Theatre and Postcolonial Desires (review)

pp. 146-147

Women Writing Africa: Southern African Region (review)

pp. 147-148

Mapping Yoruba Networks: Power and Agency in the Making of Transnational Communities (review)

pp. 149-150

Kojo Tovalou Houenou, precurseur, 1887-1936: pannegrisme et modernite (review)

pp. 150-151

Coran et tradition islamique dans la litterature maghrebine (review)

pp. 151-152

The Politics of Frenchness in Colonial Algeria, 1930-1954 (review)

pp. 152-153

The Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation and the Rise of Black Internationalism (review)

pp. 153-155

Becoming Black: Creating Identity in the African Diaspora (review)

pp. 155-156

The Dynamics of African Feminism: Defining and Classifying African Feminist Literatures (review)

pp. 156-157

Carnival and the Formation of a Caribbean Transnation (review)

pp. 158-159

Clear Word and Third Sight: Folk Groundings and Diasporic Consciousness in African Caribbean Writing (review)

pp. 159-160

Le Chevalier de Saint-George: biographie (review)

pp. 160-161

Africa and Europe: En/Countering Myths (review)

pp. 161-162

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

pp. 162-164

Djinns, Stars and Warriors: Mandinka Legends from Pakao, Senegal (review)

pp. 164-165

African Francophone Cinema

pp. 165-166



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