Contents

NEW SERIES: V 1 N 1
Spring 2013



Special Issue:
African Writing in the Twenty-First Century

Guest Editors:
Lindsey Green-Simms and Simon Lewis


Working Woman

 

Articles
     
Title Author
Page
     
What’s New in Africa? African Writing in the Twenty-First Century Lindsey Green-Simms
3
     
“Suturing Two Worlds. The Memory of Love by Amanita Forna Kenneth M. Harrow
13
     
Racial Power and Colorblindness: The "Sad Black Stories" of Kgebetli Moele’s
Room 207 and 21st-Century Black South African Fiction
Marzia Milazzo
33
     
Afro-Gothic: Testing the Term in South African Theatre Esther de Bruijn
60
     
Strange[r] Encounters: I Do Not Come to You by Chance and the Rhetoric of 419 Nicole Cesare
82
     
Essays
     
Blogging Queer Kenya Keguro Macharia
103
     
Blogging Queer Kenya: A Reflection Keguro Macharia
119
     
Can You Hear Africa Roar? StoryTime and the Digital Publishing Innovations of
Ivor Hartmann and Emmanuel Sigauke
Tsitsi Jaji
122
     
The Caine Prize and the Impossibility of "New" African Writing Samantha Pinto
140
 
Book Review Essays
       
"Milestones and Stumbling Blocks: Collecting, Disseminating and Discussing
African Women's Writing in Four Recently Published Texts"
Annie Gagiano
153
  Twelve Best Books by African Women: Critical Readings
edited by Chikwenye Okonjo Ogunyemi and Jita Allan
   
  Women Writing Africa: The Northern Region
edited by Fatima Sadiqi, Amira Nowaira, Azza El Kholy, and Moha Ennaji
   
  African Women Writing Resistance: Contemporary Voices
by Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez, Pauline Dongala, Omotayo Jolaosho, and Anne Serafin
   
  Women's Literature in Kenya and Uganda: The Trouble with Modernity
by Marie Kruger
   
       
"Fresh Takes on African Films" Lesley Marx
170
  African Film: New Forms of Aesthetics and Politics
by Manthia Diawara
   
  African Film and Literature: Adapting Violence to the Screen
by Lindiwe Dovey
   
  Postnationalist African Cinemas
by Alexie Tcheuyap
   
       
"Francophone Literature in Global Contexts: The Challenge of Going Beyond the Postcolonial" John Walsh
182
  New Francophone African and Caribbean Theatres
by John Conteh-Morgan, with Dominic Thomas
   
  Francophone Sub-Saharan African Literature in Global Contexts
edited by Alain Mabanckou and Dominic Thomas
   
       
"Of Bastards, Creoles, and Incommensurable Remainders in the Transnation:
Postcolonial Studies and Contemporary South African Literature"
M. Neelika Jayawardane
190
  SA Lit: Beyond 2000
edited by Michael Chapman and Margaret Lenta
   
  Shakespeare and the Coconuts: On Post-Apartheid South African Culture
by Natasha Distiller
   
  Marginal Spaces: Reading Ivan Vladislavic
edited by Gerald Gaylard
   
  South African Literature After the Truth Commission: Mapping Loss
by Shane Graham
   
  Eyes Across the Water: Navigating the Indian Ocean
edited by Pamila Gupta, Isabel Hofmeyr, and Michael Pearson
   
  South Africa and India: Shaping the Global South
edited by Isabel Hofmyer and Michelle Williams
   
  The Literature Police: Apartheid Censorship and its Cultural Consequences
by Peter D. McDonald
   
  South African Literature beyond the Cold War
by Monica Popescu
   
  Entanglement: Literary and Cultural Reflections on Post-Apartheid
by Sara Nuttall
   
  Complicities: The Intellectual and Apartheid
by Mark Sanders
   
  South African Textual Cultures: White, Black, Read All Over
by Andrew van der Vlies
   
       


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