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Volume 42, Number 1, Spring 2011

Table of Contents


Continental Drift: The Disjunction of North and Sub-Saharan Africa

pp. 1-13

"At the Receiving End of Severe Misunderstanding”: Dambudzo Marechera’s Representations of Authorship

pp. 14-31

“Entre deux feux”: Jean Sénac’s Struggle for Self-determination

pp. 32-48

Art and Outrage: A Critical Survey of Recent Nigerian Poetry in English

pp. 49-67

The Hell of Desire: Narrative, Identity and Utopia in A Question of Power

pp. 68-86

Tsotsi Transformed: Retooling Athol Fugard for the Thabo Mbeki Era

pp. 87-101

Trickster Strategies in Alain Mabanckou’s Black Bazar

pp. 102-119

“Everyone Is Guilty”: Complicitous Critique and the Plaasroman Tradition in Etienne van Heerden’s Toorberg (Ancestral Voices)

pp. 120-132

Arresting Time, Resisting Arrest: Narrative Time and the African Dictator in Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Wizard of the Crow

pp. 133-153

The Science of Illusion-making in Aimé Césaire’s La tragédie du roi Christophe and Une tempête

pp. 154-171

Book Reviews

The First Ethiopians: The Image of Africa and Africans in the Early Mediterranean World (review)

pp. 172-174

Knowledge Is More Than Mere Words: A Critical Introduction to Sierra Leonean Literature (review)

pp. 174-176

Empire Lost: France and Its Other Worlds (review)

pp. 176-177

Frenchness and the African Diaspora: Identity and Uprising in Contemporary France (review)

pp. 178-179

L’Afrique entre passé et futur. L’urgence d’un choix de l’intelligence (review)

pp. 179-180

Violence in Francophone African and Caribbean Women’s Literature (review)

pp. 181-182

On the Margins: Race, Gender, and Empire, and: Africa Writes Back to Self: Metafiction, Gender, Sexuality (review)

pp. 182-184

African Discourse in Islam, Oral Traditions, and Performance (review)

p. 185

Odun: Discourses, Strategies, and Power in the Yoruba Play of Transformation (review)

pp. 186-187

Proverbs in African Orature: The Aniocha-Igbo Experience (review)

pp. 187-188

White Women Writing White: Identity and Representation in (Post-) Apartheid Literatures of South Africa (review)

pp. 189-190

Rising Anthills: African and African American Writing on Female Genital Excision 1960–2000 (review)

pp. 190-191

Media and Identity in Africa, and: Cinema in a Democratic South Africa (review)

pp. 192-194

Healing South African Wounds/Guérir les blessures de l’Afrique du Sud (review)

pp. 195-196

African City Textualities (review)

pp. 196-197

The Changing Faces of African Literature/Les nouveaux visages de la littérature africaine (review)

pp. 197-198

Africa Writing Europe: Opposition, Juxtaposition, Entanglement (review)

p. 198



pp. 199-200

Guidelines for Submissions

Guidelines for Submissions

pp. 201-202

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