JALA: Volume 5, No. 2

Summer/Fall 2010
Abioseh Porter, Editor

Table of Contents

ALA 2011 University of Ohio Conference Program

Spectacle and Subversive Laughter in the Wizard of the Crow
Gichingiri Ndigirigi

Ngugi’s Fatalistic Logic on Indigenous Languages in African Literature
Peter Vakunta

Symbolisme de l’eau dans Maitagari et Abla Pokou
Minata Kone

The Factual, the Imaginative and the Fiction of Ezeigbo and Adichie
Ijeoma Nwajiaku

Subverting Form–Poetic and Otherwise: A Review Essay
Vermonja R. Alston


The Obama Phenomenon, by Femi Ojo-Ade
Peter W. Vakunta

A Creole Experimet: Utopian Space in Kamau Brathwaite
Anthony Hurley

Christopher Okigbo: 1930-1967, by Obi Nwakanmarev
Anthonia Kalu

Achebe: The Education of a British Protected Child
Phanuel Egejuru

La Guma: A Literary and Political Biography, by Roger Field
Simon Lewis

Trauma, Memory, Narrative in South Africa, E. Mengel et als
Jennifer Yusin

The Development of Literary Blackness ithe Dominican Republic, by Dawn Stitchcomb
Aaron Rosenberg

Critical Introduction to Amma Darko, Vince Odamtten, ed.
Ernest Cole

The Legacy of Efua Sutherland, by Anne Adams and Esi-S-Addy
Ernest Cole

Nile Baby, Elleke Boehmer
Eve Eisenberg

Versions and Subversions in African Lit., by Tobias Klein et als
Marie Kruger

Being Arab, by Chris Wise and Paul James
Valerie Booth

Narrative Shape-Shifting Myth, Humor & History in the Fiction of Ben Okri, B. Kojo Laing & Yvonne Vera by Amy Elder
Bode Ibironke

Hooray for a Pioneer in African Literary Studies

African Holdings at the Harry Ransom Center, UT-Austin, pt II
Gabriela Redwine