Volume 45, Number 4, Winter 2014

Table of Contents

REVIEW FORUM: ON SIMON GIKANDI’S SLAVERY AND THE CULTURE OF TASTE

Tejumola Olaniyan, Guest Editor

Review Forum: On Simon Gikandi's Slavery and the Culture of Taste

Introduction: On Simon Gikandi’s Slavery and the Culture of Taste

p. v

Essays

Accounting for African Presence in Aesthetic Modernity in Simon Gikandi’s Slavery and the Culture of Taste

pp. 1-7

Gikandi and the Modern Subject

pp. 8-16

Teaching Notes on Simon Gikandi’s Slavery and the Culture of Taste

pp. 17-23

Conjunction, Preposition, Supplement, and Trace in Slavery and the Culture of Taste

pp. 24-28

Between Slavery and Taste: A Response

pp. 29-32

General Essays

Colo-mentality: Colonial Trauma in Oyono’s Houseboy and Condé’s Crossing the Mangrove

pp. 33-49

Dambudzo Marechera’s Amelia Love Poems: Innovative or Overrated?

pp. 50-69

Nature and Identity in the Poetry of Bart Wolffe

pp. 70-88

Feminism with a Big “F”: Ethics and the Rebirth of African Feminism in Chika Unigwe’s On Black Sisters’ Street

pp. 89-103

On the Demonization and Discrimination of Akan and Yoruba Women in Ghanaian and Nigerian Video Movies

pp. 104-120

Africa’s Struggles for Decolonization: From Achebe to Mandela

pp. 121-139

Book Reviews

Creole Renegades: Rhetoric of Betrayal and Guilt in the Caribbean Diaspora by Bénédicte Boisseron (review)

pp. 140-141

The Cambridge Companion to Nelson Mandela ed. by Rita Barnard (review)

pp. 142-144

Perceiving Pain in African Literature by Zoe Norridge (review)

pp. 144-147

Adalberto Ortiz: From Margin to Center by Marvin Alfonso Lewis (review)

pp. 147-149

The Power to Name: A History of Anonymity in Colonial West Africa by Stephanie Newell (review)

pp. 149-150

Africa in Stereo: Modernism, Music, and Pan-African Solidarity by Tsitsi Ella Jaji (review)

pp. 150-152

Ira Aldridge: Performing Shakespeare in Europe, 1852–1855 by Bernth Lindfors (review)

pp. 153-154

Africa Must Be Modern: A Manifesto by Olúfémi Táiwò (review)

pp. 154-155

Forum

p. 156

Evaluators for Volume 45

p. 157