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Issue 28

Wasafiri 28

Issue 28: Autumn 1998

Interview with Fred D’Aguiar

Poems by Jack Mapanje

Fiction by Lawrence Scott and Tessa McWatt

Articles on heroes, workers and peasants in the works of Ngugi wa Thiong'o, editing and publishing Indian women's writing in India and Canada, and the Hulme-Brathwaite debate on Jean Rhys

Reviews of Aubrey Williams at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, Caryl Phillips's The Nature of Blood, Imtiaz Dharker's Postcards From God and The Politics of (M)Othering: Womanhood, Identity, and Resistance in African Literature edited by Obioma Nnaemeka



James A Ogude
Imagining the Oppressed in Conditions of Marginality and Displacement: Ngugi’s Portrayal of Heros, Workers and Peasants

Jack Mapanje
Poems: Hyenas Playing Political Prisoners and Guilty of Nipping Her Pumpkin Leaves

Geetha Ganapathy-Doré
Editing and Publishing by Indian Women in India and Canada

Harald Leusmann
Interviews Fred A’guiar

Stewart Brown
Poem: Elmina

Lawrence Scott
Extract from Aelred’s Sin

Elaine Savory
Jean Rhys, Race and Caribbean/English Criticism

Evelyn O’Callaghan
Jumping into the Big Ups’s Quarrels: The Hulme/Brathwaite Exchange

Denise deCaires Narain
English Gardens and West Indian Yards: The Politics of Location (one more time)

Anthony Kellman
Tuk Verse and the Monomythical Folk Tradition

Tessa McWatt
Fiction: Malgré Tout


Aamer Hussein
Karim Raslan Heroes and Other Stories

Louis James
Aubrey Williams at the Whitechapel Art Gallery

Stephanie Newell
Obioma Nnaemeka, ed The Politics of (M)Othering: Womanhood, Identity, and Resistance in African Literature
Mary E Modupe Kolawole Womanism and African Consciousness

Mil Hills
Ron Butlin, ed Mauritian Voices: New Writing in English

Ian Tromp
Denis Hirson, ed The Lava of This Land: South African Poetry 1960-1996

Jamal Mahjoub
Caryl Phillips The Nature of Blood

Howard J Booth
Bill Schwartz, ed The Expansion of England: Race, Ethnicity and Cultural Values

Elleke Boehmer
Ania Loomba Colonialism/Postcolonialism

Moni Mohsin
Yasmin Hameed and Asif Aslam Farrukhi, ed So That You Can Know Me: An Anthology of Pakistani Women Writers
Manjula Padmanabhan Hot Death, Cold Soup: Twelve Short Stories
Azra Abbas Kicking Up Dust

Helen Richman
Michael Green Novel Histories: Past, Present and Future in South African History

Isabel Santaolalla
Catherine Cundy Salman Rushdie

Angus Calder
Hope Keshubi Going Solo
Goretti Kyomuhendo The First Daughter
Julius Ocwinyo Fate of the Banished

Judith Kazantzis
Imtiaz Dharker Postcards From God

Feroza Jussawalla, ed Conversations with V S Naipaul
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