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: 
Makuchi.,
Reviewer: 
Mark L. Lilleleht

Lilleleht on Makuchi., 'Your Madness, Not Mine: Stories of Cameroon'

Makuchi.,. Your Madness, Not Mine: Stories of Cameroon. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1999. xxiv + 157 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89680-206-3.

Reviewed by Mark L. Lilleleht (Department of African Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-AfrLitCine (October, 1999)

Review of "Your Madness, Not Mine: Stories of Cameroon" by Makuchi

Author: 
Edris Makward, Thelma Ravell-Pinto, Aliko Songolo
Reviewer: 
J. Roger Kurtz

Kurtz on Makward and Ravell-Pinto and Songolo, 'The Growth of African Literature: Twenty-Five Years after Dakar and Fourah Bay'

Edris Makward, Thelma Ravell-Pinto, Aliko Songolo. The Growth of African Literature: Twenty-Five Years after Dakar and Fourah Bay. Trenton, N.J and Asmara, Eritrea: Africa World Press, 1998. 314 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-86543-659-6.

Reviewed by J. Roger Kurtz (State University of New York, Brockport) Published on H-AfrLitCine (September, 1999)

Author: 
Maria Thomas
Reviewer: 
Eugene M. Baer

Baer on Thomas, 'Come to Africa and Save Your Marriage, and Other Stories'

Maria Thomas. Come to Africa and Save Your Marriage, and Other Stories. New York, N.Y.: Soho Press, 1987. 235 pp. $14.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-939149-06-3; $17.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-939149-02-5.

Reviewed by Eugene M. Baer (Mount Mary College) Published on H-AfrLitCine (August, 1999)

The Expatriate Experience in Africa

Author: 
Clyde R. Taylor
Reviewer: 
Sheila Petty

Petty on Taylor, 'The Mask of Art: Breaking the Aesthetic Contract--Film and Literature'

Clyde R. Taylor. The Mask of Art: Breaking the Aesthetic Contract--Film and Literature. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1998. xiv + 343 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21192-7; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-33403-9.

Reviewed by Sheila Petty (Department of Film and Video, University of Regina) Published on H-AfrLitCine (August, 1999)

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