H-AfrLitCine is a forum for the discussion and exploration of African literature and cinema. The network invites contributions from individuals engaged in the study of any region of the continent.

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Author: 
Margreet de Lange
Reviewer: 
Peter Midgley

Midgley on de Lange, 'The Muzzled Muse: Literature and Censorship in South Africa'


Margreet de Lange. The Muzzled Muse: Literature and Censorship in South Africa. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1997. xii + 181. $149.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55619-431-3.

Reviewed by Peter Midgley (Department of English, University of Alberta)
Published on H-AfrLitCine (January, 1998)

Useful Book Hampered by Crucial Shortcomings

Author: 
Vincent Muli wa Kituku
Reviewer: 
J. Roger Kurtz

Kurtz on wa Kituku, 'East African Folktales for all Ages from the Voice of Mukamba'


Vincent Muli wa Kituku. East African Folktales for all Ages from the Voice of Mukamba. Little Rock, Ark.: August House Publishers, 1997. viii + 93 pp. $9.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87483-489-5.

Reviewed by J. Roger Kurtz (SUNY College at Brockport)
Published on H-AfrLitCine (January, 1998)

Author: 
John William Johnson, Thomas A. Hale, Stephen Belcher, eds.
Reviewer: 
Peter Midgley

Midgley on Johnson and Hale and Belcher, 'Oral Epics from Africa: Vibrant Voices from a Vast Continent'


John William Johnson, Thomas A. Hale, Stephen Belcher, eds. Oral Epics from Africa: Vibrant Voices from a Vast Continent. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997. xxii + 331 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21110-1; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-33257-8.

Reviewed by Peter Midgley (Department of English, University of Alberta)
Published on H-AfrLitCine (November, 1997)

Author: 
Peter Davis
Reviewer: 
Maureen N. Eke

Eke on Davis, 'In Darkest Hollywood: Exploring the Jungles of Cinema's South Africa'


Peter Davis. In Darkest Hollywood: Exploring the Jungles of Cinema's South Africa. South Africa: Ravan Press, 1996. vii + 214 pages. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1162-9.

Reviewed by Maureen N. Eke (Central Michigan University)
Published on H-AfrLitCine (October, 1997)

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