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Issue 45

Wasafiri 45

Issue 45: Summer 2005



Interviews with Diana Evans and Hari Kunzru

Poems by Shanta Acharya, Lizzy Dijeh, Tishani Doshi, Anthony Kellman and Anis Shivani

Fiction by Ken Kamoche and Minoli Salgado

Articles on the
Calypsos of Aldwyn Roberts and on performance in Black British poetry

Reviews of Helen Oyeyemi's The Icarus Girl, Nadeem Aslam's Maps for Lost Lovers, Delia Jarrett-Macaulay's Moses, Citizen and Me, Chris Abani s Graceland and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Purple Hibiscus



 


Contents

Z M Zack
‘That No Performance May be Plain or Vain’: Self as Art in Gwendolyn Brooks’ Bronzville

Frederick Luis Aldama
Interviews Hari Kunzru

Anthony Kellman
Three Beaches and other poems

Minoli Salgado
Fiction: The Waves and Releasing Marius

James E Cherry
Baptism and other poems

Hugh Hodges
Kitchener Invades England: The London Calypsos of Aldwyn Roberts

Bernardine Evaristo
Interviews Diana Evans

Novid Parsi
Play: A Day Like Today

Iain Britton
The stuff of stars and other poems

Ihab Hassan
Fiction: Embedded

Nicky Marsh
‘Peddlin Noh Puerile Parchment of Etnicity’: Questioning Performance in New Black British Poetry

Lizzy Dijeh
Road to Amawbia and other poems

Ken N Kamoche
Fiction: The Dream Went Out

Anis Shivani
What Might Have Been and other poems

Tishani Doshi
Overnight in the Dance Theatre and other poems

Shanta Acharya
Shunya and other poems

Peter D Fraser
Obituary: Christiane Keane

Reviews

Anthony Downey
Art: Georges Adéagbo: The Explorer and Explorers Confronting the History of Exploration…! The Theatre of the World

Bruce King
Bernardine Evaristo Soul Tourists
Helen Oyeyemi The Icarus Girl
Nadeem Aslam Maps For Lost Lovers

Bernardine Evaristo
Delia Jarrett-Macaulay Moses, Citizen and Me

Sukhdev Sandhu
Bruce King The Oxford English Literary History, 1948 –2000: The Internationalization of English Literature, Vol 13
John Clement Ball Imagining London: Postcolonial Fiction and the Transnational Metropolis
John McLeod Postcolonial London: Rewriting the Metropolis

John McLeod
R Victoria Arana and Lauri Ramey, ed Black British Writing
Susanne Pichler Buchi Emecheta’s ‘London Novels’: An Intercultural Approach

Nisha Jones
M G Vassanji The In-Between World of Vikram Lall
V S Naipaul Magic Seeds

Ben Grant
Ranjana Khanna Dark Continents: Psychoanalysis and Colonialism

Daria Tunca
Chris Abani Graceland
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Purple Hibiscus

 
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