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Issue 18

Wasafiri 18

Autumn 1993

Interview with Wole Soyinka

Poetry by Kamau Brathwaite and Jack Mapanje

Fiction by Maggie Harris and Ganeswar Mishra

Reviews of Edward Said's Culture and Imperialism, Ngugi wa Thiong'o's Moving the Centre, Ben Okri's Songs of Enchantment and Sudeep Sen's New York Times


Stephen Gray
Voyages to St Lucia: C R Maclean’s Autobiography of Arrival

Kamau Brathwaite
Poem: I Cristóbal Colón

Catherine Cundy
Rushdie’s Women

Jack Mapanje
Flying Over the Summer Haze of Home and other poems

Ganeswar Mishra
Fiction: The Democratic Crabs

Mary David
Interviews Wole Soyinka

Neloufer de Mel
Myth as History: Wole Soyinka’s A Dance of the Forests

Maggie Harris
Fiction: Voices from the Past

Melvin E Lewis
Poems: Triqueña and Home

Subhendu Mund
Towards the Horizon: A Study of the Early Indian English Novelists’ Use of Language

Mrinal Pande
The Flying Snake, and an extract from Daughter’s Daughter

Malcolm Turvey
Black Film Making in the USA: The Case of Malcolm X


Peter Hulme
Edward Said Culture and Imperialism

Anthony Ilona
Mervyn Morris Examination Centre

Rod Edmond
Gananath Obeyesekere The Apotheosis of Captain Cook b
Bernard Smith Imagining the Pacific: In the Wake of the Cook Voyages
Anne Salmond Two Worlds: First Meetings Between Maori and Europeans 1642–1772

Elleke Boehmer
Ngugi wa Thiong'o Moving the Centre: The Struggle For Cultural Freedoms

Laura Peters
Gloria Naylor Bailey’s Cafe

Susan Clement
Sudeep Sen New York Times

Femi Abodunrin
Ben Okri Songs of Enchantment

Anne Roche
Jacqueline Kaye, ed Maghreb: New Writing From North Africa
Passport No.5: ‘Passport to Arabia’

Margaret Roberts
Charlotte H Bruner The Heinemann Book of African Women’s Writings

Denise de Caires Narain
Merle Collins Rotten Pomerack
Marlene Nourbese Philip Looking For Livingstone
Amryl Johnson Gorgons

Mary Lou Emery
Marlene Nourbese Philip Frontiers: Essays on Racism and Culture

Imogen Forster
Geeta Dharmarajan Separate Journeys: Short Stories by Indian Women Writers
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