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: 
Phyllis Peres, Inc. NetLibrary
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay

Lindsay on Peres and NetLibrary, 'Transculturation and resistance in Lusophone African narrative'

Phyllis Peres, Inc. NetLibrary. Transculturation and resistance in Lusophone African narrative. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1997. x + 131 pp. ISBN 978-0-8130-2368-7.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay (University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth) Published on H-AfrLitCine (February, 1998)

Examining Angolan Fiction

Author: 
Pepetela,
Reviewer: 
Eugene M. Baer

Baer on Pepetela, 'Yaka'

Pepetela,. Yaka. Chicago: Heinemann, 1986. vii + 307 pp. $11.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-435-90962-8.

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

The Secret of Yaka: Pepetela and Colonialism

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)

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