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Volume 40, Number 2, Summer 2009

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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Newspapers, New Spaces, New Writers: The First World War and Print Culture in Colonial Ghana

pp. 1-15

Autobiography and Departmentalization in Chamoiseau’s Chemin d’école: Representational Strategies and the Martinican Memoir

pp. 16-39

Resuming a Broken Dialogue: Prophecy, Nationalist Strategies, and Religious Discourses in Ngugi’s Early Work

pp. 40-62

Sinking One’s Teeth into Mariama Bâ’s So Long a Letter: Lessons of Cadmus

pp. 63-81

Reading the Hartebeest: A Critical Appraisal of Roger Hewitt’s Interpretation of the /Xam Narratives

pp. 82-108

South Africa and the Colonial Intellectual

pp. 109-124

The Journey of a Healing Community in Ayi Kwei Armah’s Two Thousand Seasons

pp. 125-139

Joaquim Dias Cordeiro da Matta: A Poet, Pedagogue, and Promoter of Indigenous Languages in Late Nineteenth-Century Angola

pp. 140-158

Whose Nation?: Romanticizing the Vision of a Nation in Bole Butake’s Betrothal without Libation and Family Saga

pp. 159-172

Mariama Barry, Ken Bugul, Calixthe Beyala, and the Politics of Female Homoeroticism in Sub-Saharan Francophone African Literature

pp. 173-189

“African Brecht”

pp. 190-207

Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar in Sierra Leone: Thomas Decker’s Juliohs Siza, Roman Politics, and the Emergence of a Postcolonial African State

pp. 208-227

Simone Schwarz-Bart, Maryse Condé, and Raphaël Confiant in English Translation: Texts and Margins

pp. 228-239

Book Reviews

Lettres maliennes: figures et configurations de l’activité littéraire au Mali (review)

pp. 240-241

Rethinking Marriage in Francophone African and Caribbean Literatures (review)

pp. 241-242

Postcolonial African Cinema: From Political Engagement to Postmodernism (review)

pp. 243-244

Signal and Noise: Media, Infrastructure, and Urban Culture in Nigeria (review)

pp. 244-245



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