Research in African Literatures

Research in African Literatures
Volume 34, Number 4, Winter 2003


Contents

Articles

    Mbembé, J.-A., 1957-
  • Life, Sovereignty, and Terror in the Fiction of Amos Tutuola
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    Subject Headings:
    • Tutuola, Amos. Palm-wine drinkard and his dead palm-wine tapster.
    • Tutuola, Amos. My life in the bush of ghosts.
    Weate, Jeremy.
  • Achille Mbembe and the Postcolony: Going beyond the Text
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mbembé, J.-A., 1957- Notes provisoires sur la postcolonie.
    • Power (Social sciences) -- Africa.
    • Postcolonialism -- Africa.
    Migraine-George, Thérèse.
  • Ama Ata Aidoo’s Orphan Ghosts: African Literature and Aesthetic Postmodernity
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    Subject Headings:
    • Aidoo, Ama Ata, 1942- Dilemma of a ghost.
    • Aidoo, Ama Ata, 1942- Anowa.

Review Essays

    Fox, Robert Elliot, 1944-
  • Engaging Ngugi
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    Subject Headings:
    • Williams, Patrick, 1951- Ngugi wa Thiong'o.
    • Lovesey, Oliver. Ngugi wa Thiong'o.
    • Gikandi, Simon. Ngugi wa Thiong'o.
    • Ogude, James. Ngugi's novels and African history: narrating the nation.
    • Nazareth, Peter, ed. Critical essays on Ngugi wa Thiong'o.
    • Ngugi wa Thiong'o, 1938- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Belcher, Stephen Paterson, 1953-
  • Empire of the Mind: New Work in Mande Studies
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pfeiffer, Katrin, ed. Mandika spoken art: folk-tales, griot accounts, and songs.
    • Camara, Brahima. Jägerliteratur in Manden: Gattungs- und Übersetzungsprobleme afrikanischer Oralliteratur am Beispiel von Baala Jinba Jakites Epos Bilakoro Mari (Teil 1)
    • Konaté, N'Golo. Jägererzählungen der Bamanan: Transcription, Übersetzung und literarischer Kommentar.
    • Dombrowsky, Klaudia, ed. Nyagalen Mugan Tarawele: une epopée bambara racontée par Bakoroba Koné.
    • Jansen, Jan. Epopée, histoire, société: le cas de Soundjata.
    • Hoffman, Barbara G. Griots at war: conflict, conciliation, and caste in Mande.
    • Zobel, Clemens, 1965- Gewicht der Rede: kulturelle Reinterpretation, Geschichte und Vermittlung bei den Mande Westafrikas.
    • Camara, Sory. Vergers de l'aube: paroles mandenka sur la traversée du monde.
    • Mandigo (African people) -- Folklore.
    Garuba, Harry, 1958-
  • The African Imagination: Postcolonial Studies, Canons, and Stigmatization
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    Subject Headings:
    • Irele, Abiola. African imagination: literature in Africa and the Black diaspora.
    • African literature -- History and criticism.
    Hodges, Hugh.
  • New Maps for Old: George Elliott Clarke's Odysseys Home
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    Subject Headings:
    • Clarke, George Elliott, 1960- Odysseys home: mapping African-Canadian literature.
    • Canadian literature -- Black authors -- History and criticism.

Book Reviews

    Andrade, Susan Z.
  • Subject to Colonialism: African Self-Fashioning and the Colonial Library (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Desai, Gaurav Gajanan. Subject to colonialism: African self-fashioning and the colonial library.
    • Anthropology -- Africa.
    Irele, Abiola.
  • Nation Building, Propaganda and Literature in Francophone Africa (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Thomas, Dominic Richard David. Nation building, propaganda and literature in francophone Africa.
    • African literature (French) -- History and criticism.
    Camara, Sana, 1959-
  • Discours nationaliste et identité ethnique à travers le roman sénégalais (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Diop, Samba, 1957- Discours nationaliste et identité ethnique à travers le roman sénégalais.
    • Senegalese fiction (French) -- History and criticism.
    Harlow, Barbara, 1948-
  • Complicities: The Intellectual and Apartheid (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sanders, Mark, 1968- Complicities: the intellectual and apartheid.
    • South African literature -- History and criticism.
    Racevskis, Karlis.
  • Signifying with a Vengeance: Theories, Literatures, Storytellers (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Marrouchi, Mustapha, 1956- Signifying with a vengeance: theories, literatures, storytellers.
    • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
    Kom, Ambroise, 1946-
  • Ecritures littéraires: Dictionnaire critique des oeuvres africaines de langue française (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pius Ngandu Nkashama, 1946- Ecritures littéraires: dictionnaire critique des oeuvres africaines de langue française.
    • African literature (French) -- Dictionaries -- French.
    Kossew, Sue.
  • Re-imagining White Identity by Exploring the Past: History in South African Novels of the 1990s (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Petzold, Jochen. Re-imagining white identity by exploring the past: history in South African novels of the 1990s.
    • Afrikaans fiction -- White authors -- History and criticism.



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