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Wasafiri 15: Focus on Gambia

Focus on Gambia Articles on Gambian fiction Poetry by Lenri Peters and Tijan Sallah Fiction by Ebou Dibba Reviews of Jackie Kay’s The Adoption Papers, Jamaica Kincaid’s Lucy, Sujata Bhatt’s Monkey Shadows...

Issue 15: Spring 1992

Focus on Gambia

Articles on Gambian fiction

Poetry by Lenri Peters and Tijan Sallah

Fiction by Ebou Dibba

Reviews of Jackie Kay's The Adoption Papers, Jamaica Kincaid's Lucy, Sujata Bhatt's Monkey Shadows and Biyi Bandele's The Sympathetic Undertaker and Other Dreams and The Man Who Came From the Back of Beyond


Stewart Brown
Gambian Fictions

Tijan Sallah
Poem: Let it not Happen Again

Samuel Baity Garren
Exile and Return: The Poetry and Fiction of Tijan Sallah

Tijan Sallah
Poems: Shadows of Banjuland Our House

Ebou Dibba
Idle Thoughts on the Written Word in West Africa

Ebou Dibba
Extract from Alhaji

Lenrie Peters
Six Poems

Tijan Sallah
Phillis Wheatley: A Brief Survey of the Life and Work of a Gambian slave/poet in New England America


Imogen Forster
Zee Edgell In Times Like These

J Michael Dash
Hena Maes-Jelinek Wilson Harris: The Uncompromising Imagination

Glenn Bowman
Cecil Beaton Indian and Chinese Diary and Album

Rod Edmond
Terry Sturm, ed The Oxford History of New Zealand Literature in English

Eileen Lewis
Jackie Kay The Adoption Papers

Louis James
Jamaica Kincaid Lucy

Kate McLuskie
Susheila Nasta Motherlands: Black Women’s Writing from Africa, the Caribbean and South America

Angus Calder
Paul Edwards and David Dabydeen, ed Black Writers in Britain 1760-1890 
Christopher Fyfe Our Children Free and Happy: Letters From Black Settlers in Africa in the 1790s 

Margaret Roberts
Kathy A Perkins Black Female Playwrights: An Anthology of Plays Before 1950

Lyn Innes
Chatterjee, Lyons, Martin and Sissay, ed The Sun Rises in the North
Sujata Bhatt Monkey Shadows

Femi Abodunrin
Biyi Bandele The Sympathetic Undertaker and Other Dreams
Biyi Bandele The Man Who Came in from the Back of Beyond

Martin Turner
Mimi Khalvati In White Ink

Miriam Hastings
Alice Walker Her Blue Body, Everything We Know

Patrick Williams
Robin W Winks and James R Rush, ed Asia in Western Fiction
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