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Issue 24

Wasafiri 24

Issue 24: Autumn 1996

Interview Githa Hariharan

Poetry by Mimi Khalvati, Lakshmi Kanna and Sasenarine Persaud

Fiction from the Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Articles on Wilson Harris and postcolonial philosophy, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Taslima Nasreen and metropolitan hybridity in the works of Bharati Mukherjee

Reviews of Wole Soyinka's Ibadan, The Penkelemes Years 1946-1965, Abdulrazak Gurnah's Paradise, Ben Okri's Dangerous Love and Jamaica Kincaid's Autobiography of My Mother



Hena Maes-Jelinek
Another Future for Post-Colonial Studies? Wilson Harris’s Post-Colonial Philosophy and the ‘Savage Mind’

Lakshmi Kannan
Poems: Tinctures and An Autopsy

Nahem Yousaf
Explorations of Latin American Realities One Hundred Years of Solitude and The House of the Spirits

Emma Neale
O, Pioneers! and other poems

Geraldine Stoneham
It’s a Free Country: Bharati Mukherjee’s Vision of Hybridity in the Metropolis

Susheila Nasta
Interviews Githa Hariharan

Mimi Khalvati
Poems: from ‘Entries on Light’

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize
Syl Cheney-Coker
Fiction: The Concert

Punyakante Wijenaike
Fiction : Anoma

Laureen Phillip
Fiction : Mammy’s Harangue

Charles Flores
Fiction: Looking Like My Father

Michael Bennett
Putting Gender on the Wider Agenda

Herbert Shore
Poem: Drought in Mozambique

Sasenarine Persaud
Poem: Gifting the Light of the Soul

Stephanie Newell
African and Caribbean Women: Migration, Displacement, Diaspora

Bev Braune
Poem: Fish Women

Sangeeta Datta
The Politics of Space: Taslima Nasreen and Her Works

Alamgir Hashmi
Poem: People


Elizabeth Maslen
Review Essay: Stories, Constructions and Deconstructions: Abdulrazak Gurnah’s Paradise

David Ellis
A Robert Lee, ed Other Britain: Other British: Contemporary Multicultural Literature

Robert Fraser
Wole Soyinka Ibadan, The Penkelemes Years: 1946-1965

Carole Sweeney
Gillian Stead Eilersen Bessie Head: Thunder Behind Her Ears
Bessie Head The Cardinals
Bessie Head  Maru
Bessie Head When Rain Clouds Gather

David Jowitt
Ben Okri Dangerous Love

Mary Ellen Higgins
Kevin Baldeosingh  The Autobiography of Paras P

Stuart Murray
Nicholas J Goetzfridt Indigenous Literature of Oceania: A Survey of Criticism and Interpretation

Ruth Brown
Cynthia vanden Driesen Centering the Margins: Perspectives on Literatures in English from India, Africa, Australia

Emilia Ippolito
Jamaica Kincaid Autobiography of My Mother

Kirstie McAlpine
Deborah E McDowell 'The Changing Same': Black Women’s Literature, Criticism and Theory

Sasenarine Persaud
Victor J Ramraj Concert of Voices: An Anthology of World Writing in English

Frank Schulze-Engler
Letter to the Editor
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