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Issue 49

Wasafiri 49

Issue 49: Winter 2006

Interviews with Catherin Lim and Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze

Fiction by Erna Brodber, Akin Oladimeji and Juned Subhan

Poems by Jean Arasanayagam, Sampurna Chatterji, Melvin E Lewis and Mani Rao

Essay by Tabish Khair

Art Essay on Ellen Gallagher

Articles on Kylas Chunder Dutt and the beginnings of Indian-English Fiction
, and Jayne Cortez and John La Rose,

Reviews of Siddhartha Deb's Surface, Tarun J Tejpal's The Alchemy of Desire and And the World Changed: Contemporary Stories by Pakistani Women edited by Muneeza Shamsie



Tabish Khair
Death of the Reader

Erna Brodber
Extract from The Rainmaker’s Mistake

Melvin E Lewis
Poem: Dry on Rocks

Alex Tickell
Midnight’s Ancestors: Kyas Chunder Dutt and the Beginnings of Indian-English Fiction

Kylas Chunder Dutt
A Journal of Forty-Eight Hours of the Year 1945

Mohammad A Quayum
Interviews Catherine Lim

Mani Rao
Poems: Haul and Testament

Amna Malik
Art: Ellen Gallagher

Akin Oladimeji
Fiction: The Dream

Richard Dyer
Poem: He Seizes Citadels of Light

Stewart Brown
Interviews Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze

Sampurna Chattarji
Birthplace and other poems

Margaux Poueymirou
Poem: Beside a Pond in Nakano-ku

Juned Subhan
Fiction: Yellow Leaves

Jean Arasanayagam
Poem: Maya, Shakti, Devi, Leela

Kevin Meehan
Brilliant Episodes of Invention: Jayne Cortez in Poetic Dialogue with John La Rose

Margaret Busby
Obituary: John La Rose


Jayne Bryce
Oyeronke Oyewumi, ed African Women and Feminism: Reflecting on the Politics of Sisterhood
Simon Lewis White Women Writers and Their African Invention

Jenni Ramone
Daphne Grace The Woman in the Muslin Mask: Veiling and Identity in Postcolonial Literature

Bruce King
Muneeza Shamsie, ed And the World Changed: Contemporary Stories by Pakistani Women

Alison Donnell
Kadija Sesay, ed Write Black, Write British: From Post Colonial to Black British Literature

Mithu C Banerji
Siddhartha Deb Surface
Tarun J Tejpal The Alchemy of Desire

Virginia Richter
Jopi Nyman Postcolonial Animal Tale: From Kipling to Coetzee

Mala Pandurang
Peter Morey Contemporary World Writers: Rohinton Mistry


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