Re-imagining Africa:
Outside Africanism / Creative Crossings
Vol. 15, n. 1 (2011)
Editors: Simon Gikandi and Jane Wilkinson
 
A double blind peer-reviewed journal, published twice a year by Università degli studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”'

Simon Gikandi and Jane Wilkinson

Re-imagining Africa:

Outside Africanism / Creative Crossings – An Introduction

 
Essays

Keguro Macharia and Wambui Mwangi

Koroga: Another African Story

Chika Unigwe

Hope

Ingrid de Kok

“Histoplasmosis” and Other Poems

Serena Guarracino

Re-imagining through Sound: The Postcolonial Ear in U-Carmen eKhayelitsha

Alessandra De Angelis

Penny Siopis: An Artist’s Dance Through Medium and Vision

Paola Spendore

Double Negative and TJ: An Interview with Ivan Vladislavicæ

Karen Press

Monument to the South African Republic (on some photographs by David Goldblatt)

 

David Goldblatt

Three Photographs

Annalisa Piccirillo

Speaking with Nelisiwe Xaba: Re-dancing a Body, Re-imagining a Continent

Agustín Reyes-Torres

Investigating the New South Africa: An Interview with Deon Meyer on Dead Before Dying

Teju Cole

Door into The Dark

Madhu Krishnan

Beyond Tradition and Progress: Re-imagining Nigeria in Chris Abani’s GraceLand

Gabriella Ghermandi

In the shade of the shameless branches laden with bright red flowers

Reviews
 

Igiaba Scego

Extracts from Oltre Babilonia

Warsan Shire

“Grandfather’s hands” and Other Poems

Manuela Coppola

Kwame Dawes, ed., Red: Contemporary Black British Poetry (Leeds: Peepal Tree Press 2010)

Marie-Hélène Laforest

Nell Irvin Painter, The History of White People (New York, London: W.W. Norton & Company, 2010)

Alessandra Marino

Kaha Mohamed Aden, Fra-intendimenti (Roma: Nottetempo, 2010)

Jane Wilkinson

The Spirit Machine and other new short stories from Cameroon, ed. by Emma Dawson (Nottingham: Critical Cultural and Communications Press, 2009)

Daughters of Eve and other new short stories from Nigeria, ed. by Emma Dawson (Nottingham: Critical Cultural and Communications Press, 2010)

Butterfly Dreams and other new short stories from Uganda, ed. by Emma Dawson (Nottingham: Critical Cultural and Communications Press, 2010)

Man of the House and other new short stories from Kenya, ed. by Emma Dawson (Nottingham: Critical Cultural and Communications Press, 2011)

Books Received

Books Received