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Volume 40, Number 4, Winter 2009

Table of Contents

Writing Slavery in(to) the African Diaspora

Adélékè Adéẹ̀ kọ́, Paul Tiyambe Zeleza, and Natasha Barnes, Guest Editors


pp. vii-xi


Writing Africa under the Shadow of Slavery: Quaque, Wheatley, and Crowther

pp. 1-24

Chinua Achebe and the Uptakes of African Slaveries

pp. 25-46

"Obstacles in the Way of Love": The Enslavement of Intimacy in Crowther and Aidoo

pp. 47-64

A Legacy of Trauma: Caribbean Slavery, Race, Class, and Contemporary Identity in Abeng

pp. 65-88

The African Oceans—Tracing the Sea as Memory of Slavery in South African Literature and Culture

pp. 89-107

The Middle Passage of the Gods and the New Diaspora: Helen Oyeyemi's The Opposite House

pp. 108-121

In the Shadow of the Castle: (Trans)Nationalism, African American Tourism, and Gorée Island

pp. 122-141

Africa and Its Diasporas: Remembering South America

pp. 142-164

Review Essays

Recontextualizing French History: The French Atlantic Triangle and Globalization

pp. 165-174

Circulation and Slavery's Atlantic Locations

pp. 175-182

Book Reviews

Olaudah Equiano and the Igbo World: History, Society, and Atlantic Diaspora Connections (review)

pp. 183-184

History's Place: Nostalgia and the City in French Algerian Literature (review)

pp. 184-186

Johannesburg: The Elusive Metropolis (review)

pp. 186-187

Representing Bushmen: South Africa and the Origin of Language (review)

pp. 188-189

Dealing with Evils: Essays on Writing from Africa (review)

pp. 189-190

The Yambo Ouologuem Reader: The Duty of Violence, A Black Ghostwriter's Letter to France, and the Thousand and One Bibles of Sex (review)

pp. 190-191

Emerging Perspectives on Ken Bugul: From Alternative Choices to Oppositional Practices (review)

pp. 192-193

The Spirit and the Word: A Theory of Spirituality in Africana Literary Criticism (review)

pp. 193-194

Entre estética y compromiso: La obra de Donato Ndongo-Bidyogo (review)

pp. 195-196

Oralität in modernen Schriftkulturen. Untersuchungen zu afrikanischen und deutschsprachigen Erzähltexten (review)

pp. 196-199

The Cambridge Introduction to Postcolonial Literatures in English (review)

pp. 199-200

Négritude et condition africaine (review)

pp. 200-201

Postcolonial Eyes: Intercontinental Travel in Francophone African Literature (review)

pp. 202-204

Lucie Cousturier: les tirailleurs sénégalais et la question coloniale (review)

pp. 204-205

Contemporary Matriarchies in Cameroonian Francophone Literature: "On est ensemble", and: Legal Oppositional Narrative: A Case Study in Cameroon (review)

pp. 206-208

Josephine Baker in Art and Life: The Icon and the Image (review)

pp. 209-210

Sara Baartman and the Hottentot Venus: A Ghost Story and a Biography (review)

pp. 210-212

African Theatre: Companies (review)

pp. 213-214

Publishing, Books and Reading in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Critical Bibliography (review)

pp. 214-215


Translating Matigari: An Interview with Spanish Translator Rafael Segovia

pp. 216-225

Evaluators for Volume 40

Evaluators for Volume 40

p. 226

Index to Volume 40

Index to Volume 40

pp. 227-230

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