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Issue 36

Wasafiri 36

Issue 36: Summer 2002

Interview with Maggie Gee

Fiction by Aosaf Afzal and E A Markham

by Norvid Parsi and Erica Warburton

Art Essay on Mohini Chandra

Articles on
Black British urban fiction and a Black British Canon and Beryl Gilroy

Review of Caryl Phillips's A New World Order: Selected Essays, Alex Wheatle's East of Acre Lane, Jackie Kay's Why Don’t You Stop Talking, V S Naipaul's Half A Life and Hanif Kureishi's Gabriel’s Gift



Susheila Nasta

Maya Jaggi
Interviews Maggie Gee

Andy Wood
Contemporary Black British Urban Fiction: A 'Ghetto Perspective'?

Novid Parsi
Poem: Anthem

Andrew Smith
Poem: Handover

E A Markham
Fiction: Two Sketches from a ‘50s Notebook

Aamer Hussein
Living in London: A Memoir

Swapna Tamhane
Art Essay: Mohini Chandra

Aosaf Afzal
Fiction: Coils of Rope, Stacked Bushels of Wheat

Charlotte Williams
Extract: Sugar and Slate

Sandra Courtman
A Black British Canon?: The Uses of Beryl Gilroy’s Black Teacher and its Recovery as Literature

John McLeod
'Some Problems with "British" in a "Black British Canon"'

Erica Warburton
Burning – ghat and other poems


Mike Phillips
James Procter, ed riting Black Britain 1948-1998: An Interdisciplinary Anthology A New World Order: Selected Essays by Caryl Phillips
Alex Wheatle East of Acre Lane  

Lauri Ramey
Leone Ross and Yvonne Brissett, ed hispers in the Walls: New Black and Asian Voices from Birmingham

Ranjana Sidhanta Ash
Safuran Ara and Debjani Chatterjee, ed My Birth Was Not In Vain: Selected Poems by Seven Bengali Women

Tabish Khair
Susheila Nasta Home Truths: Fictions of the South Asian Diaspora in Britain

Harold Leusmann
V S Naipaul Half a Life

John McLeod
Stuart Ward, ed British Culture and the End of Empire
Alison Donnell, ed Companion to Contemporary Black British Culture

Anita Money
Cauvery Madhavan Paddy Indian
Bart Moore-Gilbert Hanif Kureishi

Gabriel Gbadamosi
Robert Fraser The Chameleon Poet: A Life of George Barker

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