Reviews

Author: 
Mubina Hassanali Kirmani, Sanaullah Kirmani
Reviewer: 
J. Roger Kurtz

Kurtz on Kirmani and Kirmani, 'Oral Literature of the Asians in East Africa'

Mubina Hassanali Kirmani, Sanaullah Kirmani. Oral Literature of the Asians in East Africa. Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers, 2002. xviii + 120 pp. No price listed (paper), ISBN 978-9966-25-085-8.

Reviewed by J. Roger Kurtz (Department of English, State University of New York, Brockport) Published on H-AfrLitCine (December, 2004)

Author: 
Jane Kurtz
Reviewer: 
J. Roger Kurtz

Kurtz on Kurtz, 'Saba: Under the Hyena's Foot'

Jane Kurtz. Saba: Under the Hyena's Foot. Middleton: Pleasant Company Publications, 2004. 224 pp. $15.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58485-829-4; $7.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-58485-747-1.

Reviewed by J. Roger Kurtz (Department of English, State University of New York, Brockport) Published on H-AfrLitCine (December, 2004)

An Ethiopian Girl's Adventures

Author: 
Mugyabuso M. Mulokozi
Reviewer: 
Stephen Belcher

Belcher on Mulokozi, 'The African Epic Controversy: Historical, Philosophical, and Aesthetic Perspectives on Epic Poetry and Performances'

Mugyabuso M. Mulokozi. The African Epic Controversy: Historical, Philosophical, and Aesthetic Perspectives on Epic Poetry and Performances. Dar es Salaam: Mkuki na Nyota Publishers, 2002. xviii + 550 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-9987-686-29-2.

Reviewed by Stephen Belcher (Independent Scholar) Published on H-AfrLitCine (February, 2004)

Author: 
Buchi Offodile
Reviewer: 
Stephen Belcher

Belcher on Offodile, 'The Orphan Girl and Other Stories: West African Folk Tales'

Buchi Offodile. The Orphan Girl and Other Stories: West African Folk Tales. New York and Northampton: Interlink Books, 2001. xii + 260 pp. $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56656-375-8.

Reviewed by Stephen Belcher (co-editor, ) Published on H-AfrLitCine (February, 2003)

Author: 
Harold Scheub
Reviewer: 
Stephen Belcher

Belcher on Scheub, 'A Dictionary of African Mythology: The Mythmaker as Storyteller'

Harold Scheub. A Dictionary of African Mythology: The Mythmaker as Storyteller. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. xv + 368 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-512456-9.

Reviewed by Stephen Belcher (co-editor, ) Published on H-AfrLitCine (February, 2003)

Author: 
Stephanie Newell, ed.
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay

Lindsay on Newell, 'Readings in African Popular Fiction'

Stephanie Newell, ed. Readings in African Popular Fiction. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002. ix + 206 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21510-9; $54.95 (library), ISBN 978-0-253-34051-1.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay (University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth) Published on H-AfrLitCine (June, 2002)

Author: 
Okot p'Bitek
Reviewer: 
Simon Lewis

Lewis on p'Bitek, 'The Defence of Lawino: A New Translation of Wer pa Lawino by Taban lo Liyong'

Okot p'Bitek. The Defence of Lawino: A New Translation of Wer pa Lawino by Taban lo Liyong. Kampala: Fountain Publishers, 2001. xxvi + 115 pp. $11.95 (paper), ISBN 978-9970-02-269-4.

Reviewed by Simon Lewis (Department of English, College of Charleston) Published on H-AfrLitCine (February, 2002)

A New Lawino?

A New Lawino?

Author: 
Douglas Killam, Ruth Rowe, eds.
Reviewer: 
J. Roger Kurtz

Kurtz on Killam and Rowe, 'The Companion to African Literatures'

Douglas Killam, Ruth Rowe, eds. The Companion to African Literatures. Oxford and Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000. xiii + 322 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-33633-0.

Reviewed by J. Roger Kurtz (Department of English, State University of New York, Brockport) Published on H-AfrLitCine (September, 2001)

Author: 
Kofi Anyidoho, James Gibb, eds.
Reviewer: 
Victor S. Dugga

Dugga on Anyidoho and Gibb, 'Fontom from: Contemporary Ghanaian Literature, Theatre and Film'

Kofi Anyidoho, James Gibb, eds. Fontom from: Contemporary Ghanaian Literature, Theatre and Film. Amsterdam and Atlanta: Rodopi, 2000. 383 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-420-1273-8.

Reviewed by Victor S. Dugga (Department of Theatre and Communication Arts, University of Jos, Nigeria) Published on H-AfrLitCine (September, 2001)

Royal Drums for Ghana's Arts

Author: 
Ernest N. Emenyonu, ed.
Reviewer: 
Stephen Belcher

Belcher on Emenyonu, 'Goatskin Bags and Wisdom: New Critical Perspectives on African Literature'

Ernest N. Emenyonu, ed. Goatskin Bags and Wisdom: New Critical Perspectives on African Literature. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2000. xx + 393 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-86543-671-8.

Reviewed by Stephen Belcher Published on H-AfrLitCine (August, 2001)

Author: 
Eldred Durosimi Jones, Marjorie Jones, eds.
Reviewer: 
Simon Lewis

Lewis on Bryce, 'The Post-Colonial Condition of African Literature (Annual Selected Papers of the Ala, No. 6.)' and Jones and Jones, 'Exile and African Literature'

Jane Bryce. The Post-Colonial Condition of African Literature (Annual Selected Papers of the Ala, No. 6.). Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 2000. 149 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-86543-770-8; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-86543-771-5.Eldred Durosimi Jones, Marjorie Jones, eds. Exile and African Literature. Trenton and Asmara: Oxford University Press, 2000. viii + 152 pp.

Author: 
Odile Cazenave
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay

Lindsay on Cazenave, 'Rebellious Women: The New Generation of Female African Novelists'

Odile Cazenave. Rebellious Women: The New Generation of Female African Novelists. Boulder, Colo. and London: Lynne Rienner, 2000. ix + 259 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89410-884-6.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay (University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth) Published on H-AfrLitCine (February, 2001)

Author: 
Ruth Obee
Reviewer: 
Ronit Fainman-Frenkel

Fainman-Frenkel on Obee, 'Es'kia Mphahlele: Themes of Alienation and African Humanism'

Ruth Obee. Es'kia Mphahlele: Themes of Alienation and African Humanism. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1999. 288 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1249-7.

Reviewed by Ronit Fainman-Frenkel (Comparative Cultural and Literary Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson) Published on H-AfrLitCine (February, 2001)

Es'kia Mphahlele

Es'kia Mphahlele

Author: 
Loren Kruger
Reviewer: 
Simon Lewis

Lewis on Kruger, 'The Drama of South Africa: Plays, Pageants and Publics Since 1910'

Loren Kruger. The Drama of South Africa: Plays, Pageants and Publics Since 1910. London and New York: Routledge, 1999. xi + 227 pp. $25.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-17983-6.

Reviewed by Simon Lewis (Department of English, College of Charleston) Published on H-AfrLitCine (February, 2001)

Performing South Africa

Performing South Africa

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