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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 August 2013
... female narrator and the title character, built on customary practice and everyday communication, serves as a postcolonial riposte to Bellow's imaginary Africa. © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Works Cited Adorno Theodor . “Commitment.” Aesthetics and Politics . By...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 523–527.
Published: 01 November 2016
... novels are located within critical and pedagogical practices both within and without the continent of Africa. Within these discourses, Julien writes, “‘[T]he African novel’ is recognized as such precisely because it is characterized by extroversion and engagement with what is assumed to be European and...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 327–329.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Postmodern Culture . Ed. Hal Foster. Port Townsend, WA: Bay, 1983 . 135 –59. Reviews Geographies of South Africa rita barnard, Apartheid and Beyond: South African Writers and the Politics of Place (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2007), pp. 221...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 409–432.
Published: 01 November 2012
... dossier by considering Conrad's images of frenzy as a representation of what religious anthropologists now call “possession trance.” This essay argues that Conrad's artistic insights into possession trance cannot simply be dismissed as a distorting image of Africa but emerge out of a carefully crafted...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Susan Z. Andrade Until recently, studies of postcolonial African novels emphasized the genre's relation to anticolonial critique and its expression of collective resistance. In response to the overwhelming assumption that novels from Africa were primarily anthropological artifacts rather than works...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 August 2014
... colonial governance of common-law courts in South Africa. Bringing together Rancière's critique of Giorgio Agamben's theory of bare life and the exploration of the troubled judicial conscience of the magistrate in Coetzee's novel, the essay further argues that Waiting for the Barbarians calls into question...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... history and memory, and with the complex interplay between Europe and North Africa, what is striking in The German Mujahid is the absence of any engagement with the French-Algerian war or even French colonialism in Algeria. Certainly there is no shortage of creative and scholarly works on the Algerian War...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 417–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Timothy Wright Abstract Since the fall of the apartheid regime, critical discourse on and popular imaginations of South Africa have focused with renewed intensity on the city of Johannesburg: its schizophrenic social organization, its fragmented geography, its “citadelization,” its “architecture of...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2015
... political scandal of its representation of postapartheid South Africa and draws out how the novel figures compelling ways of being and acting not limited to a South African horizon. Tracing this potential of figure in Disgrace 's famous last scene, and through reference to Auerbach's early essay “Figura...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 14–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Simon Gikandi © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press The African Example SIMON GIKANDI The place of the novel in Africa has been defined by a paradox: novels have always been confined to a very small elite, those with a secondary school or university...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 279–297.
Published: 01 November 2008
...: Northwestern UP, 1969 . Andrade , Susan Z. “Rioting Women and Writing Women: Gender, Class, and the Public Sphere in Africa.” Africa After Gender? Ed. Catherine M. Cole, Takyiwaa Manuh, and Stephan F. Miescher Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2007 . 85 –107. Andrade , Susan Z. “The Joys of...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 124–128.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., Diaspora, and Black Atlantic Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010), pp. 288, cloth, $85.00. In Romance, Diaspora, and Black Atlantic Literature, Yogita Goyal has written an impressive and ambitious first book. She identifies the representation of Africa as a neglected pivot point for...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 490–494.
Published: 01 November 2015
... her intriguing chapter on African American tourism at slave castles throughout West Africa. In her view, this tourism turns black diasporic sites into narrowly conceived African American heritage landmarks. To retain their value for African Americans, these sites have to be untouched by the many...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 492–496.
Published: 01 November 2012
... summarized above. At the outset of the second half, Jay states that he will “focus on texts from an intersecting set of representa- tive locations in the Americas, South Asia, Africa, and western Europe, texts that fit within the framework of a broadened and more complex version of Gilroy’s black...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 150–152.
Published: 01 May 1999
... folk magic or conjure in women's art, the significance of Africa and the survival of African culture in the New World, and the communal nature of art as a collective project. The most compelling chapter in Crossmng Borders is Chapter Two: "Folk Magic, Women and Identity." Building from Marjorie...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 330–333.
Published: 01 August 2014
... torsions of power’’ (Coetzee 98). Readers of Lucy Graham’s State of Peril will find ample confirmation of Coetzee’s indictment, for Graham has written a history of South Africa told through its discourse on rape, that most primal assertion of the power of one person over another. The story of rape—or...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 41–56.
Published: 01 May 2004
.... Clingman , Stephen . “Literature and History in South Africa.” History from South Africa: Alternative Visions and Practices . Ed. Joshua Brown et al. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1991 . 105 –18. Fanon , Frantz . The Wretched of the Earth . Trans. Constance Farrington. Harmondsworth: Penguin...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 98–121.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Illinois P, 1992 . 212 –38. Attwell , David . J.M. Coetzee: South Africa and the Politics of Writing . Berkeley: U of California P, 1993 . Banville , John . Rev. of Disgrace, by J.M. Coetzee. New York Review of Books 20 Jan . 2000 : 23 –25. Blanchot , Maurice . The Space...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Samuel Ajayi Crowther.” Ed. Curtin. 298 –316. Crowther , S.A. “Report of the Overland Journey From Lokoja, to Bida, On the River Niger.” London: Church Missionary House, 1872 . Curtin , Philip D. The Image of Africa . Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1964 . Curtin , Philip D. , ed...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 200–228.
Published: 01 November 2008
... do PAIGC em Janeiro de 1973 . N.p.: Avante, 1988 . Cabral , Amílcar . Return to the Source: Selected Speeches of Amílcar Cabral . Ed. Africa Information Service. New York: Monthly Review P, 1973 . Cabral , Amílcar . Textos políticos . Lisboa: Livraria Ler, 1974...