Research in African Literatures

Research in African Literatures 31.3, Fall 2000

Contents

Amadou Hampaté Bâ

Sony Labou Tansi

    Clark, Phyllis Suzanne.
  • Passionate Engagements: A Reading of Sony Labou Tansi's Private Ancestral Shrine
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sony Lab'Ou Tansi -- Political activity.
    • Sony Lab'Ou Tansi -- Religion.
    • Congo (Brazzaville) -- Politics and government.
    Martin-Granel, Nicolas.
    Clark, Phyllis Suzanne, tr.
  • Le quatrième côté du triangle, or Squaring the Sex: A Genetic Approach to the "Black Continent" in Sony Labou Tansi's Fiction
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sony Lab'Ou Tansi. Quatrième côté du triangle.
    • Sex in literature.
    Riesz, János, 1941-
    Allen, Amy L., tr.
  • From L'état sauvage to L'état honteux
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    Subject Headings:
    • Conchon, Georges, 1925- État sauvage.
    • Sony Lab'Ou Tansi. État honteux.
    • Africa -- In literature.
    Bisanswa, Justin Kalulu.
  • Life Is Not a Book. Creuse: Literature and Representation in Sony Labou Tansi's Work
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sony Lab'Ou Tansi -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • Mimesis in literature.

Review Essay

Book Reviews

    Adams, David.
  • Literary Theory and the Claims of History (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mohanty, Satya P. (Satya Prakash), 1954- Literary theory and the claims of history.
    • Criticism -- History -- 20th century.
    Ezenwa-Ohaeto.
  • A Harvest from Tragedy: Critical Perspectives on Nigerian Civil War Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Nwahunanya, Chinyere, ed. Harvest from tragedy: critical perspectives on Nigerian civil war literature.
    • Nigeria -- History -- Civil War, 1967-1970 -- Literature and the war.
    Kom, Ambroise, 1946-
    Mitsch, R. H., tr.
  • Nationalists and Nomads: Essays on Francophone African Literature and Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Miller, Christopher L., 1953- Nationalists and nomads: essays on francophone African literature and culture.
    • African literature (French) -- History and criticism.
    Ogede, Ode.
  • The Existential Fiction of Ayi Kwei Armah, Albert Camus, and Jean-Paul Sartre (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jackson, Tommie Lee. Existential fiction of Ayi Kwei Armah, Albert Camus, and Jean-Paul Sartre.
    • French fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Julien, Eileen, 1949-
  • Normes linguistiques et écriture africaine chez Ousmane Sembène (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Nzabatsinda, Anthère, 1955- Normes linguistiques et écriture africaine chez Ousmane Sembène.
    • Sembène, Ousmane, 1923- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Arenas, Fernando.
  • Transculturation and Resistance in Lusophone African Narrative (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Peres, Phyllis, 1953- Transculturation and resistance in Lusophone African narrative.
    • African fiction (Portuguese) -- History and criticism.
    Lionnet, Françoise.
  • Black Accents: Writing in French from Africa, Mauritius and the Caribbean (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Little, J. P. (Janet Patricia), ed. Black accents: writing in French from Africa, Mauritius and the Caribbean.
    • Little, Roger, ed.
    • Caribbean literature (French) -- History and criticsim.
    Mortimer, Mildred P.
  • An Anthology of Myths, Legends, and Folktales from Cameroon (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Matateyou, Emmanuel. Anthology of myths, legends, and folktales from Cameroon.
    • Folklore -- Cameroon.
    Yewah, Emmanuel.
  • L'univers familial dans les contes africains: liens de sang, liens d'alliance (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Görög, Veronika. Univers familial dans les contes africains: liens de sang, liens d'alliance.
    • Family -- Africa, West -- Folklore.
    Allen, Chadwick.
  • Beyond Postcolonial Theory, and: Postcolonial Theory: Contexts, Practices, Politics, and: Culture, Globalization, and the World-System: Contemporary Conditions for the Representation of Identity (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • San Juan, E. (Epifanio), 1938- Beyond postcolonial theory.
    • Moore-Gilbert, B. J., 1952- Postcolonial theory: contexts, practices, politics.
    • King, Anthony D., ed. Culture, globalization, and the world-system: contemporary conditions for the representation of identity.
    • Developing countries.
    • Colonies.
    Nair, Supriya, 1961-
  • Daughters of Caliban: Caribbean Women in the Twentieth Century (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • López Springfield, Consuelo, 1948-, ed. Daughters of Caliban: Caribbean women in the twentieth century.
    • Women -- Caribbean Area -- Social conditions.
    Breitinger, Eckhard.
  • Literatur als Quelle des Fremdverstehens. Eine Untersuchung ausgewählter südafrikanischer Romane der 70er und 80er Jahre (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rauer, Sabine, 1962- Literatur als Quelle des Fremdverstehens: eine Untersuchung ausgewählter südafrikanischer Romane der 70er und 80er Jahre.
    • South African fiction (English) -- Study and teaching.
    McLaren, Joseph.
  • The Harlem Renaissance in Black and White (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hutchinson, George. Harlem renaissance in black and white.
    • American literature -- Afro-American authors -- History and criticism.
    Newsum, H. E., 1951-
  • Langston Hughes, Folk Dramatist in the Protest Tradition, 1921-1943 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • McLaren, Joseph. Langston Hughes, folk dramatist in the protest tradition, 1921-1943.
    • Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 -- Dramatic works.
    Drewal, Margaret Thompson.
  • Yoruba Dance: The Semiotics of Movement and Body Attitude in a Nigerian Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ajayi, Omofolabo S. Yoruba dance: the semiotics of movement and body attitude in a Nigerian culture.
    • Folk dancing, Yoruba -- Nigeria.
    Lewis, Simon.
  • Text, Theory, Space: Land, Literature, and History in South Africa and Australia (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Darian-Smith, Kate, ed. Text, theory, space: land, literature, and history in South Africa and Australia.
    • Gunner, Elizabeth, ed.
    • Nuttall, Sarah, ed.
    • Colonies in literature -- Congresses.
    Bivona, Daniel.
  • King Khama, Emperor Joe, and the Great White Queen: Victorian Britain through African Eyes (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Parsons, Neil. King Khama, Emperor Joe, and the great white queen: Victorian Britain through African eyes.
    • Africans -- Travel -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
    Needham, Lawrence D.
  • Romanticism, Race, and Imperial Culture, 1780-1834 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Richardson, Alan, 1955-, ed. Romanticism, race, and imperial culture, 1780-1834.
    • Hofkosh, Sonia, ed.
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    Rege, Josna E.
  • Gender Voices and Choices: Redefining Women in Contemporary African Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Chukukere, Gloria Chineze. Gender voices and choices: redefining women in contemporary African fiction.
    • African fiction (English) -- Women authors -- History and criticism.



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