JALA: Volume 7, No. 2

Winter/Spring 2013
Abioseh Porter, Editor

Table of Contents

Performance and Social Construction of Historical Tradition: Memories of Vulnerable Ancestors
Mustafa Kemal Mirzeler

Living in Subalternity: The Becoming of the Subaltern in Bessie Head's A Woman Alone, A Gesture of Belonging, and When Rain Clouds Gather
Reshmi Mukherjee

Do We Still Have Postcolonialism?
Kenneth W. Harrow

In Search of the Divide Between the Local and the Global
Hilary Kowino

Nawal El Saadawi and the Female Predicament: A Study of Woman at Point Zero
Eustace Palmer

"Stop Acting Black!": Black Conscious (Racial) Identities in Coconut
Abobo Kumbalonah

Liberation as an Instrument of Self-Aggrandizement: The Nigerian "Revolutionary Masquerades" in Achebe's There was a Country and Selected Nigerian Works of Fiction
Psalms Chinaka

The Politics of Power and the Struggle for Self-Assertion: Tess Onwueme's The Reign of Wazobia; Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo's Hands that Crush Stone; and Julie Okoh's Edewede
Chinyelu Ojukwu

Review Essay on Selected Contemporary Sierra Leonean Fiction
Matthew J. Christensen

Aimé Césaire's African Theater: Of Poets, Prophets, and Politicians
Vivan Steemers

Chinua Achebe. There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra
Kalu Ogbaa

Focus on Nigeria: Literature and Culture
Mary Jane Androne

WaWa-West Africa: A Coming of Age Memoir
Rose Sackeyfio

Of Africa. Wole Soyinka
Aaron Eastley

Zimbabwe Fiction – Signs of a Rebound
Bill Schroeder

AKÍNWÙMÍ ÌSÒLÁ: "Respite at the Farm" (Excerpt from the novel Ogún Omodé, Chapter Two)
Translated from the Yorùbá by Pamela J. Olúbùmmi Smith

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