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: 
Tuzyline Jita Allan, ed.
Reviewer: 
Lisa McNee

McNee on Allan, 'Women's Studies Quarterly 1997: Special Issue on Teaching African Literatures in a Global Literary Economy'

Tuzyline Jita Allan, ed. Women's Studies Quarterly 1997: Special Issue on Teaching African Literatures in a Global Literary Economy. Old Westbury, N.Y.: The Feminist Press, 1998. 240 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55861-169-6.

Reviewed by Lisa McNee (Queen's University) Published on H-AfrLitCine (October, 1998)

Author: 
Ato Quayson
Reviewer: 
David Mesher

Mesher on Quayson, 'Strategic Transformations in Nigerian Writing: Orality and History in the Work of Rev. Samuel Johnson, Amos Tutuola, Wole Soyinka, and Ben Okri'

Ato Quayson. Strategic Transformations in Nigerian Writing: Orality and History in the Work of Rev. Samuel Johnson, Amos Tutuola, Wole Soyinka, and Ben Okri. Oxford and Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997. x + 180 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21148-4; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-33343-8.

Reviewed by David Mesher (San Jose State University) Published on H-AfrLitCine (May, 1998)

Author: 
Virginia Castleman
Reviewer: 
Sabine Jell-Bahlsen

Jell-Bahlsen on Castleman, 'Mommi Watta, Spirit of the River'

Virginia Castleman. Mommi Watta, Spirit of the River. Ottawa, Kan.: Flatland Tales Publishing, 1995. 24 pp. $5.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9638421-6-9; $14.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9638421-5-2.

Reviewed by Sabine Jell-Bahlsen (Ogbuide Films, New York) Published on H-AfrLitCine (April, 1998)

Magic from an African River: Is Education Only a Dream for Girls in Africa?

Author: 
Charles Larson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Eugene M. Baer

Baer on Larson, 'Under African Skies: Modern African Stories'

Charles Larson, ed. Under African Skies: Modern African Stories. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1997. xix + 315 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-374-17659-4.

Reviewed by Eugene M. Baer (Mount Mary College) Published on H-AfrLitCine (March, 1998)

Short Stories from Sub-Saharan Africa

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