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Volume 41, Number 1, Spring 2010

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Aimé Césaire, 1913-2008: Poet, Politician, Cultural Statesman

Guest Editor: H. Adlai Murdoch


Ars poetica, ars politica: The Double Life of Aimé Césaire: Editorial Introduction

pp. 1-13

Aimé Césaire: a warrior in search of beauty

pp. 14-32

A Tradition of Literacy: Césaire in and out of the Classroom

pp. 33-45

Is There Unity in the Writings of Aimé Césaire?

pp. 46-70

"What Is Mine": Césairean Negritude between the Particular and the Universal

pp. 71-86

Aimé Césaire's Letter to Maurice Thorez: The Practice of Decolonization

pp. 87-108

Aimé Césaire: Poetry Is/and Knowledge

pp. 109-120

The Incandescent I, Destroyer of Worlds

pp. 121-141

Negritude-as-Performance: The Interplay of Efficacious and Inefficacious Speech Acts in Cahier d'un retour au pays natal

pp. 142-154


In Search of Suzanne Césaire's Garden

pp. 155-165


Jacques Fame Ndongo: An Interview with Cécile Dolisane-Ebossè

pp. 166-171

Review Essay

Recontextualizing French History: The French Atlantic Triangle and Globalization

pp. 172-181

Book Reviews

Karibuni Wanachi: Theatre for Development in Tanzania, and: Theatre for Development in Kenya: In Search of an Effective Procedure and Methodology (review)

pp. 182-184

Islam, Ethics, Revolt: Politics and Piety in Francophone West African and Maghreb Narrative (review)

pp. 184-185

The Sexual Demon of Colonial Power: Pan-African Embodiment and Erotic Schemes of Empire (review)

pp. 185-188

Sango in Africa and the African Diaspora (review)

pp. 189-190

Dreams from My Father (review)

pp. 190-192

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