Research in African Literatures

Research in African Literatures 33.2, Summer 2002

Contents

In Memoriam: Mongo Beti

Essays

    Mbiafu, Edmond Mfaboum.
    Mitsch, R. H., tr.
  • Mongo Beti and the "Curse" of Ham: Myth and History in Africa
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    Subject Headings:
    • Beti, Mongo, 1932- -- Knowledge -- Ham (Biblical figure)
    • Ham (Biblical figure)
    • Catholic Church -- In literature.
    • Missionaries in literature.
    Coly, Ayo Abiétou.
  • Neither Here nor There: Calixthe Beyala's Collapsing Homes
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    Subject Headings:
    • Beyala, Calixthe -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • Africa -- In literature.
    • France -- In literature.
    Wright, Katheryn Lee, 1954-
  • Extending Generic Boundaries: Werewere Liking's L'amour-cent-vies
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    Subject Headings:
    • Werewere Liking, 1950- Amour-cent-vies.
    • Keita, Soundiata, d. 1255 -- In literature.
    • Um Nyobè, Ruben, 1913?-1958 -- In literature.
    • Initiation rites in literature.
    Olaussen, Maria.
  • "About Lovers in Accra": Urban Intimacy in Ama Ata Aidoo's Changes: A Love Story
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    Subject Headings:
    • Aidoo, Ama Ata, 1942- Changes: a love story.
    • Sex in literature.
    • Marriage in literature.
    Kurtz, John Roger.
  • Crossing Over: Identity and Change in Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye's Song of Nyarloka
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    Subject Headings:
    • Macgoye, Marjorie Oludhe. Song of Nyarloka.
    • Identity (Psychology) in literature.
    Whitsitt, Novian, 1965-
  • Islamic-Hausa Feminism and Kano Market Literature: Qur'anic Reinterpretation in the Novels of Balaraba Yakubu
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    Subject Headings:
    • Yakubu, Balaraba Ramat -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • Hausa literature -- Nigeria -- Kano State -- Women authors -- Islamic influences.
    • Koran -- In literature.
    Roos, Bonnie.
  • Re-Historicizing the Conflicted Figure of Woman in Ngugi's Petals of Blood
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ngugi wa Thiongo, 1938- Petals of blood.
    • Ngugi wa Thiongo, 1938- -- Characters -- Women.
    • Women, Kikuyu -- Kenya -- Social conditions.
    Olaogun, Modupe.
  • Slavery and Etiological Discourse in the Writing of Ama Ata Aidoo, Bessie Head, and Buchi Emecheta
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    Subject Headings:
    • Aidoo, Ama Ata, 1942- Anowa.
    • Head, Bessie, 1937- Maru.
    • Emecheta, Buchi. Slave girl.
    • Slavery in literature.
    Smith McKoy, Sheila.
  • "This Unity of Spilt Blood": Tracing Remnant Consciousness in Kofi Awoonor's Comes the Voyager at Last
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    Subject Headings:
    • Awoonor, Kofi, 1935- Comes the voyager at last.
    • Identity (Psychology) in literature.
    • Blacks -- Race identity.

Review Essay

    Kemedjio, Cilas.
  • Founding-Ancestors and Intertextuality in Francophone Caribbean Literature and Criticism
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    Subject Headings:
    • Caribbean literature (French) -- History and criticism -- Bibliography.

Film Reviews

    Murray, Alison.
  • Women, Nostalgia, Memory: Chocolat, Outremer, and Indochine
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    Subject Headings:
    • Denis, Claire, dir. Chocolat [film]
    • Roüan, Brigitte, dir. Outremer [film]
    • Wargnier, Régis, dir. Indochine [film]
    • Cameroon -- In motion pictures.
    • Feature films.

Book Review

    Mbiafu, Edmond Mfaboum.
  • Mongo Beti: la quête de la liberté (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Djiffack, André. Mongo Beti: la quête de la liberté.
    • Beti, Mongo, 1932- -- Criticism and interpretation.



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