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Volume 43, Number 2, Summer 2012

Table of Contents


"How does a girl grow into a woman?": Girlhood in Ngugi wa Thiong'o's The River Between

pp. 1-17

Sex as Synecdoche: Intimate Languages of Violence in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun and Aminatta Forna's The Memory of Love

pp. 18-39

Christopher Okigbo, Print, and the Poetry of Postcolonial Modernity

pp. 40-62

Nomadic Elocution: Transnational Discourse in Abdourahman Waberi's Transit

pp. 63-76

The "I" as Messiah in Césaire's First Cahier

pp. 77-94

"Suspended City": Personal, Urban, and National Development in Chris Abani's Graceland

pp. 95-114

Hospitality in a Postapartheid Archive: Reflections on There Was This Goat and the Challenge of Alterity

pp. 115-137

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o's Wizard of the Crow and Postcolonial Pedagogy

pp. 138-154

The Color of Love: Madamismo and Interracial Relationships in the Italian Colonies

pp. 155-172

Filling in the African Literary Map

Anglophone Fiction in Swaziland: A Preliminary Study

pp. 173-185

Book Reviews

Publishing the Postcolonial: Anglophone West African and Caribbean Writing in the UK 1948-1968 (review)

pp. 186-187

British and African Literature in Transnational Context (review)

pp. 187-188

East African Literature: Essays on Written and Oral Traditions (review)

pp. 188-189

War of Words, War of Stones: Racial Thought and Violence in Colonial Zanzibar (review)

p. 190

Le sable de Sahel: traduction et apartheid (review)

pp. 191-192

Edwidge Danticat: A Reader's Guide (review)

pp. 192-193

Vom Planeten Mars: Rap in Marseille und das Imaginäre der Stadt (review)

pp. 193-195

City of Extremes: The Spatial Politics of Johannesburg, and: Marginal Spaces: Reading Ivan Vladislavic (review)

pp. 195-199

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