Research in African Literatures

Research in African Literatures 32.1, Spring 2001

Contents

Articles

    Njogu, Kimani.
  • Kimondo, Satire, and Political Dialogue: Electioneering through Versification
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    Subject Headings:
    • Swahili poetry -- Political aspects -- Kenya -- Lamu.
    • Political campaigns -- Kenya -- Lamu.
    • Politics and literature -- Kenya -- Lamu.
    Wexler, Anna.
  • Fictional Oungan: In the Long Shadow of the Fetish
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    Subject Headings:
    • Alexis, Jacques Stéphen, 1922-1961. Arbres musiciens.
    • Chauvet, Marie. Fond des Nègres.
    • Montero, Mayra, 1952- Trenza de la hermosa luna.
    • Priests, Voodoo in literature.

Commentary

    Petrilli, Susan.
    Ponzio, Augusto.
  • Telling Stories in the Era of Global Communication: Black Writing--Oraliture
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    Subject Headings:
    • Storytelling -- Africa.
    • Storytelling -- United States.
    • Folk literature, African.
    • Folk literature, American.
    Moore, David Chioni.
  • Where Are All the African and Caribbean Critics? The MLA, Honorary Members, and Honorary Fellows
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    Subject Headings:
    • Modern Language Association of America.
    • Critics -- Africa.
    • Critics -- Caribbean Area.

Interviews

In Memoriam

Book Reviews

    Livingston, Robert Eric.
  • Envisioning Africa: Racism and Imperialism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Firchow, Peter Edgerly, 1937- Envisioning Africa: racism and imperialism in Conrad's Heart of darkness.
    • Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. Heart of darkness.
    Lionnet, Françoise.
  • De la Négritude à la Créolité: Edouard Glissant, Maryse Condé et la malédiction de la théorie (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kemedjio, Cilas. De la négritude à la créolité: Edouard Glissant, Maryse Condé et la malédiction de la théorie.
    • Glissant, Edouard, 1928- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Wise, Christopher, 1961-
  • Ken Saro-Wiwa: A Bio-Critical Study, and: Ken Saro-Wiwa: Writer and Political Activist (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ojo-Ade, Femi. Ken Saro-Wiwa: a bio-critical study.
    • McLuckie, Craig W., ed. Ken Saro-Wiwa: writer and political activist.
    • McPhail, Aubrey, 1956-, ed.
    • Saro-Wiwa, Ken, 1941-
    • Authors, Nigerian -- 20th century -- Biography.
    Lazarus, Neil, 1953-
  • "An African Focus": A Study of Ayi Kwei Armah's Narrative Africanization (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lorentzon, Leif. African focus: a study of Ayi Kwei Armah's narrative Africanization.
    • Armah, Ayi Kwei, 1939- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Lang, George.
  • Yambo Ouologuem, Postcolonial Writer, Islamic Militant (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wise, Christopher, 1961-, ed. Yambo Ouologuem, postcolonial writer, Islamic militant.
    • Ouologuem, Yambo, 1940- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Navarro, Martha R.
  • Shakespeare in Africa (and Other Venues): Import and the Appropriation of Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Johnson, Lemuel A. Shakespeare in Africa (and other venues): import and the appropriation of culture.
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Geography.
    Howe, Nicholas.
  • African Horizons: The Landscapes of African Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Loflin, Christine, 1959- African horizons: the landscapes of African fiction.
    • African fiction (English) -- History and criticism.
    Howe, Nicholas.
  • Uganda's Katikiro in England (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mukasa, Ham. Uganda's Katikiro in England.
    • Gikandi, Simon.
    • Kagwa, Apolo, Sir, 1864?-1927 -- Journeys -- Great Britain.
    Ricard, Alain.
    Mitsch, R. H., tr.
  • Genesis: aux sources de la littérature européenne (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gérard, Albert S. Genesis: aux sources de la littérature européenne.
    • Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
    Innes, Catherine Lynette.
  • The Harlem and Irish Renaissances: Language, Identity, and Representation, and: Harlem Renaissance Re-Examined (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mishkin, Tracy. Harlem and Irish renaissances: language, identity, and representation.
    • Kramer, Victor A., ed. Harlem renaissance re-examined.
    • Russ, Robert A., ed.
    • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism.
    Wainwright, Danielle.
  • Karukéra: Présence littéraire de la Guadeloupe (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rice-Maximin, Micheline, 1950- Karukéra: présence littéraire de la Guadeloupe.
    • Guadeloupe literature (French) -- History and criticism.
    Afolabi, Niyi.
  • Diálogo com as Ilhas: sobre cultura e literatura de São Tomé e Príncipe (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mata, Inocência. Diálogo com as ilhas: sobre cultura e literatura de São Tomé e Príncipe.
    • Sao Tomean literature -- History and criticism.
    Laronde, Michel, 1947-
  • Figuring the East: Segalen, Malraux, Duras, and Barthes (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ha, Marie-Paule, 1953- Figuring the East: Segalen, Malraux, Duras, and Barthes.
    • French literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Scully, Pamela.
  • The Lion on the Freeway: A Thematic Introduction to Contemporary South African Literature in English, and: The Novels of Alex La Guma (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sheckels, Theodore F. Lion on the freeway: a thematic introduction to contemporary South African literature in English.
    • Balutansky, Kathleen M., 1954- Novels of Alex La Guma.
    • South African literature (English) -- History and criticism.
    • La Guma, Alex -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Fox, Robert Elliot, 1944-
  • The Memory of Birds in Times of Revolution (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Breytenbach, Breyten. Memory of birds in times of revolution.
    • Breytenbach, Breyten -- Political and social views.
    Azoulay, Katya Gibel.
  • Blacks and Jews in Literary Conversation (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Budick, E. Miller. Blacks and Jews in literary conversation.
    • American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
    Kitson, Thomas J.
  • Afrocentrism: Mythical Pasts and Imagined Homes, and: Heresy in the University: The Black Athena Controversy and the Responsibilities of American Intellectuals (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Howe, Stephen, 1958- Afrocentrism: mythical pasts and imagined homes.
    • Berlinerblau, Jacques. Heresy in the University: the Black Athena controversy and the responsibilities of American intellectuals.
    • Afrocentrism.
    • Bernal, Martin. Black Athena.
    Osa, Osayimwense.
  • Preserving the Landscape of the Imagination: Children's Literature in Africa (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Granqvist, Raoul, 1940-, ed. Preserving the landscape of the imagination: children's literature in Africa.
    • Martini, Jürgen, ed.
    • Children's literature, African -- History and criticism.
    Accad, Evelyne.
  • Tunisie Plurielle: Vol. 1. Actes du Colloque de l'Université de York, and: La transpoésie: Vol. 2. Actes du Colloque de l'Université de York (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bouraoui, Hédi André, ed. Tunisie plurielle.
    • M'Henni, Mansour, ed. Transpoésie.
    • Bouraoui, Hédi André -- Criticism and interpretation -- Congresses.
    • Art and literature -- Congresses.



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