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Issue 26

Wasafiri 26

Issue 26: Autumn 1997

Interviews with Caryl Phillips, George Lamming and Salman Rushdie

Poems by Debjani Chatterjee, Tabish Khair, E A Markahm, Ra Page, Sudeep Sen and Kelwyn Sole

Fiction by Attia Hosain

Essay by Mervyn Morris

Articles on dub poetry, The Harder They Come, Indian literatures in the 1990s, recent novels by Indian women writers and Nirad C Chaudhuri at one hundred

Reviews of Sunetra Gupta's Moonlight into Marzipan, Tabish Khair's An Angel in Pajamas, Earl Lovelace's Salt and Uche Nduke's Chiaroscuro



Bart Moore-Gilbert
Anglo-Saxon Attitudes: Empire, Race and English Studies in Contemporary University Fiction

E A Markham
Poems: Vulgar Assumptions and Insomnia

Caryl Phillips
Interviews George Lamming

Ra Page
Poems: Small Print and Hahram

Kelwyn Sole
Poems: Consumption and Homecoming

Christina Lupton
Hierarchies of Vision: The Narrator’s View in Two Visions of Africa

Newton Aduaka
Fiction: Where Did the Mountains Go?

Bev Braune
‘You Can Get It if You Really Want’: Viewing The Harder They Come Again and Again

Ashok Bery
Independence Day: Reading Indian Literatures in the 1990s

Debjani Chatterjee
Summer Anniversaries

Vijay Lakshmi
Fiction: Greenwich Line

Tabish Khair
The Immigrant Maometto to Dante and other poems

Alastair Niven
Dedications and Inscriptions: Nirad C Chaudhuri at 100

Basir Sultan Kazmi
Though it Takes a While and other poems

Alastair Niven
Interviews Salman Rushdie

Geetanjali Singh Chanda, Elaine Yee Lin Ho and Kavita Mathai
Women in ‘India’: Four Recent Novels

Sudeep Sen
Poems: Bharatanatyam Dancer and Single Malt

Attia Hosain
Fiction: Journey to No End

Mervyn Morris
A Note on ‘Dub Poetry’

Jacqueline Johnson
Poem: The Picture

Alfred Celestine
Poem: Fragments from a Time-table

Bernadette Dyer
Fiction: Soup Morning


Sandra Ponzanesi
Sunetra Gupta Moonlight into Marzipan

Jamal Mahjoub
Anthony Minghella, dir The English Patient

Ranjana Sidhanta Ash
Tabish Khair An Angel in Pyjamas
Adib Khan Seasonal Adjustments

Debjani Chatterjee
Basir Sultan Kazmi The Chess Board

Charles Sarvan
Jyotsna G Singh Colonial Narratives/Cultural Dialogues: ‘Discoveries’ of India in the Language of Colonialism

Peter Morey
Kate Teltscher India Inscribed: European and British Writing on India 1600– 1800
Harish Trivedi Colonial Transactions: English Literature and India

Jane Bryce
Earl Lovelace Salt
David Dabydeen The Counting House

Jamal Mahjoub
Joan Riley and Briar Wood, ed Leave to Stay: Stories of Exile and Belonging

Harald Leusmann
Patrick Chamoiseau Texaco

Nigel Rigby
Tim Youngs, ed Travellers in Africa: British Travelogues, 1850-1900

Rustum Kozain
Tanure Ojaide Poetic Imagination in Black Africa: Essays on African Poetry

Imogen Forster
Kathryn Castle Britannia’s Children: Reading Colonialism through Children’s Books and Magazines

Uwe Schäfer
Uche Nduka Chiaroscuro

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