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Issue 9, Winter 1988/89

Wasafiri 9

Stewart Brown on Derek Walcott and Louis James on Jamaica Kincaid. Poetry by Fred D’Aguiar and fiction by Frances Hunter. Abdulrazak Gurnah reviews The Shadow Bride by Roy Heath, Ketaki Kushari Dyson reviews Baumgartner’s Bombay by Anita Desai. Also reviews of Chinua Achebe’s Anthills of the Savannah and Hopes and Impediments and Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga.


Poetry by Fred D'Aguiar

Fiction by Frances Hunder

Articles on Derek Walcott and Jamaica Kincaid

Reviews of Roy Heath's The Shadow Bride, Anita Desai's Baumgartner’s Bombay Chinua Achebe’s Anthills of the Savannah and Hopes and Impediments and Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions


Susheila Nasta
Editorial Note

Tim Youngs
Morality and Ideology: The Arranged Marriage in Contemporary British-Asian Drama

Delia Krause
A Grain of Wheat: Ngugi’s Tribute to the Armed Rebellion

Stewart Brown
‘Spoiler’, Walcott’s People’s Patriot

Louis James
Reflections at the Bottom of the River: The Transformation of Caribbean Experience in the fiction of Jamaica Kincaid

Martin Turner
The Poetry of Sohrab Sepehri

C W Watson
Dutch Colonial Literature

Fred D’Aguair
A Great House by the Sea and other poems

Ian McDonald
An Offering of Stones and other poems

Stewart Brown
History, Kensington and other poems

Frances Hunter
Fiction: The Worldview of George De Bruyn: A Story


Suvir Kaul
Nayantara Sahgal Mistaken Identity

Ketaki Kushari Dyson
Anita Desai Baumgartner’s Bombay

Mark Kinkead-Weekes
Stephen Clingman, ed Nadine Gordimer: The Essential Gesture 
J M Coetzee White Writing

Martin Turner
Chinua Achebe Anthills of The Savannah

Lyn Innes
Chinua Achebe Hopes and Impediments

Abdulrazak Gurnah
Roy Heath The Shadow Bride

Bernard Sharratt
Bart Moore-Gilbert Kipling and ‘Orientalism’ 

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