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Issue 10, Summer 1989

Wasafiri 10

Poetry by Pepetela, Jean Arasanayagam and Alex Padamsee. Fiction by Mia Couto. Beryl Gilroy on Women Writers, Commitment and African and Caribbean literature. Nayantara Sahgal reviews The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie. Also reviews of Matagari by Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Upon This Mountain by Timothy Wangusa, Heartease by Lorna Goodison and A Turn in the South by V S Naipaul.


Articles on African Literature in Portuguese, Lusophone literature and writing from Mozambique

Poetry by Jean Arasanayagam, Pepetela and Alex Padamsee

Fiction by Mia Couto

Reviews of Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses, Ngugi wa Thiong'o's  Matagari, Timothy Wangusa's Upon This Mountain, Lorna Goodison's Heartease and V S Naipaul's Turn in the South


Susheila Nasta

David Brookshaw
Four Mozambican Writers

José Carlos Venâncio
African Literature in Portuguese: From Cultural Dualism to the Defence of Utopia

Rosemary Billingham
Pepetela: A Profile

From O Cao e os Caluandas (Rosemary Billingham, trans)

Mia Couto
Fiction: The Tale of the Two Who Returned from the Dead (David Brookshaw, trans)

Cy Grant
Blackness and the Dreaming Soul: An Introduction to a Reading of Aimé Césaire’s Cahier d’un retour au pays natal

Beryl Gilroy
The Woman Writer and Commitment: Links Between Caribbean and African Literature

Jean Arasanayagam
From A Colonial Childhood 1 and other poems

Stephen Gray
Poems: Migrant and Crossing the Desert

Alex Padamsee
Poem: Stopped


Nayantara Saghal
Salman Rushdie The Satanic Verses

Sauvir Kaul
V S Naipaul A Turn in the South 
Selwyn R Cudjoe V S Naipul: A Materialist Reading

Mark Ralph-Bowman
Ngugi wa Thiong’o Matigari

Adewale Maja-Pearce
Kojo Laing Woman of the Aeroplanes

Maureen Alcorn
Timothy Wangusa Upon This Mountain

Pauline Dodgson
A D Amateshe, ed An Anthology of East African Poetry
K E Senanu and T Vincent, ed A Selection of African Poetry

Denise deCaires Narain
Ian McDonald Mercy Ward
Lorna Goodison Heartease

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