Index
The Journal of African Travel-Writing
1996-Present

Non-fiction | Fiction | Poetry | Reviews | JATW


Non-fiction

Ahtola, Janne.  The Lure of the Season: The Rise of Thomas Cook and Son in Egypt.  No. 5 (1998): 79-86.

Alexander, Christine.  Africa as Play in the Childhood of the Brontës.  No. 6 (1999): 5-15.

Attwell, Eric.  Reaching the End of the Road to London. No. 8/9 (2001): 95-105.

Burleson, Blake W.  Defining the Primitive: C. G. Jung's "Bugishu Psychological Expedition." No. 3 (1997): 17-30.

Carpenter, John B.  An Epoch in Ten Days.  [Lessons in life and death in Addis Ababa.] No. 3 (1997): 35-39.

Clark,  Andrew.  The Village Dispensary.  [Excerpt from Lost and Found in West Africa: An American in Senegal, a work in progress.]  No. 8/9 (2001): 53-69.

Coyne, John.  Peace Work:  Three Narratives from the Peace Corps.  [Introduction to a cluster of essays on the Peace Corps.] No. 2 (1997): 21-22.

Duber, Ronald B.  Desert Sunsets.  [Repair to Naimey's Grand Hotel.] No. 2 (1997): 80-83.

Foster, Leslie, compiler.  African Portraits: Essays on Daily Life by Sierra Leonean Students.  No. 3 (1997): 43-52.

---.  Remembering Theresa Sengova.  No. 8/9 (2001):  167.

Fredrickson, Robert S.  Heart of Darkness in Gabon: "One of Marlow's Inconclusive Experiences."  No. 6 (1999): 52-65.

Garrett, Greg.  Relocating Burton: Public and Private Writings on Africa.  No. 2 (1997): 70-79.

Gray, Stephen.  Return to Maputo.  [A visit to the Association of Mozambican Writers.]  No. 2 (1997): 62-65.

---.  Voyaging in Search of Pepper and Slaves: Some Recent literature on Vasco da Gama.  No. 4 (1998): 17-19.

Gruesser, John.  Fact or Fiction:  Harry Dean and the Dream of an Ethiopian Empire.  No. 7 (1999): 45-56.

Haddad, Emily A.  Florence Nightingale, Felicia Hemans, and James Bruce's "Fountains of the Nile."  No. 5 (1998): 53-69.

Harrow, Sharon.  Trading in the Blush: Domesticating the Colony in Anna Maria Falconbridge's Narrative.  No. 5 (1998): 25-37.

Hemminger, Bill.  Naming the Faith.  [Peace Corps work in northern Senegal.] No. 2 (1997): 23-31.

Higgs, Catherine.  Travel with a Purpose:  A South African at Tuskegee, 1913. No. 8/9 (2001): 128-135.

Hodge, Peter.  Romancing St. James.  [An Australian's view of secondary education in Zimbabwe.]  No. 3 (1997): 55-64.

Hodge, Sharon.  I Knew that I Would Be a Special Case. [A Zimbabwean's childhood reminiscence.]  No. 6 (1999): 20-22.

Houk, Richard J.  Hotel Terminus: A Farce Without an Ending.  [Portuguese Africa in 1957.]  No. 1 (1996): 42-51.

J. D. R.  Ophir? [A nineteenth-century discussion of the lost city.]  No. 4 (1998): 31-33.

Khaminwa, Muhonjia.  Writing and the Illusion of Civilization:  Fatal Flaws in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. No. 7 (1999): 80-84.

Kibler, Robert E.  William Henry Lewis: Missionary in Sierra Leone and Ghana, 1910-18.  No. 4  (1998): 62-65.

Kiiru, Muchugu.  720 Hours in This Scept'red Isle:  A Literary Odyssey. No 8/9 (2001): 106-119.

Koch, Michael.  The Snows of Toubkal.  No. 6 (1999): 35-39.

Levin, Adam.  Safari with the Hadzabe.  [Hospitality among hunter-gatherers in Tanzania.] No. 3 (1997): 75-82.

Lewis, William Henry.  True Adventures in Africa: Pioneer Days of the Advent Movement in West Africa.  No. 4 (1998): 66-75.

MacKenzie, Clayton G.  Fables of Childhood on the Zambezi.  No. 6 (1999): 16-19.

Madden, Patrick.  Congratulations on Mandela!  [Experiences of an African Mormon missionary in Uruguay, recounted by his American colleague.]  No. 8/9 (2001):  120-127.

Mustian, Kelly.  The Traffic in Egypt.  [A tour leader looks beyond the brochures.]  No. 1 (1996): 85-89.

Mutschelknaus, Mike.  Echoes from Chad.  [Peace Corps work.]  No. 2 (1997): 38-44.

Nichols, Hayden Bixby.  Safari as a Way of Life: the Role of the Performative in "Student Transport Aid."  No. 6 (1999): 85-91.

Nilva, Sheila Cole.  In the Time of the Fruit of the Baobab Tree.  [Coming-of-age ceremonies in Kenya.]  No. 3 (1997): 31-39.

O'Brien, Robert Viking.  Author and Hero in West with the Night. No. 1 (1996): 14-23.

O'Loughlin, Katrina.  "Our Floating Prison": Anna Maria Falconbridge and Travel to the River Sierra Leone.  No. 5 (1998): 38-49.

Okunoye, Oyeniyi.  Exilic Consciousness and Self-Inscription in L. S. Senghor and Olu Oguibe.  No. 8/9 (2001):  151-166.

Peacock, Sandra.  Frances Power Cobbe, Race, and Religion in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Egypt.  No. 5 (1998): 70-78.

Pettinger, Alasdair.  Africans Abroad. [Introduction to the Africans Abroad issue.]  No. 8/9 (2001) 74-76.

---.  Travel-Writings by Africans:  A Reader's Guide [Afterword] (2001) No. 8/9 (2001):  172-181.

Pitts, Jonathan.  In the Market: Bricolage in Gabon.  No. 6 (1999): 66-82.

Resnick, Laura.  The Other Side of the Sun: A Guided Tour of Cape Town's Townships.  No. 2 (1997): 16-20.

Richards, Phillip.  An American in Gabon. [In its fiftieth year, a Fulbrighter considers the program.]  No. 1 (1996): 24-41.

Rimbaud, Arthur.  To the Bosphore Egyptien.  Translated from the French by Mark Spitzer.  No. 8/9 (2001):  5-12.

Roberts, Sheila.  On the Doorstep of Africa: Dan Jacobson's The Electronic Elephant. No. 2 (1997): 3-15.

Rose, Laurel L.  Observing Rwanda's Recovery. [A legal anthropologist observes the aftermath of tragedy.]  No. 4 (1998): 76-82.

Shinder, Latham.  Mare Lodge.  [A traveller in Zimbabwe considers the nature of African literature.]  No. 2 (1997): 55-61.

Schille, Candy B. K.  Harems and Master Narratives: Imoinda's Story in Oroonoko. No. 5 (1998): 15-24.

Schweizer, Bernard.  Ethiopia and Dystopia in Evelyn Waugh's African Books.  No. 7 (1999): 17-34.

Silbert, Layle.  The Discontented Young Men of Fez.  No. 6 (1999): 27-34.

Simmons, Mary Beth.  Moments of Intimacy.  [Peace Corps work in Cameroon.]  No. 2 (1997): 32-37.

Singh, Brijraj.  Herman Lopes de Castaneda on Vasco da Gama and Africans.  No. 8/9 (2001): 18-29.

Smith, M. van Wyk.  Father Lobo, Ethiopia, and the Transkei; Or, Why Rasselas Was Not a Mpondo Prince.  No. 4 (1998): 5-16.

Smith, Neville James.  A Journey to El Dorado:  Later Narratives of Thomas Baines.  No. 2 (1997): 45-54.

Sultan, Anastasia Hall.  The View from a Window.  [Christmas and other observances in Sudan.]  No. 3 (1997): 13-16.

Sultan, Dawood H.  Translucent Heavenly Mermaids: On Jihad, Women, and Daily Life in Islamic Sudan. No. 3 (1997): 5-12.

Syrotinski, Michael.  "When in Rome . . .":  Irony and Subversion in Bernard Dadié's Travel-Writing.  No. 7 (1999): 66-79.

Tall, El Hadjj Sekou.  Wanderings:  Bamako, Moscow, Delhi.  Translated from the French by Christopher Wise and Karl Steel, with an introduction by Wise.  No. 8/9 (2001): 77-94.

Trotter, Henry.  Sailors as Scribes:  Travel Discourse and the (Con)textualization of the Khoikhoi at the Cape of Good Hope, 1649-90.  No. 8/9 (2001): 30-44.

Vogel, Joseph O.  Merensky and Nachtigal in Southern Africa: A Contemporary Source for King Solomon's Mines. No. 4 (1998): 20-30.

Weiss, Timothy.  Oriental Terrains in Paul Bowles's Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue. No. 6 (1999): 40-51.

West, Michael O.  In Search of Ethiopianism: An Historical Investigator's Personal Odyssey in Zimbabwe. No. 1 (1996): 52-63.

---.  Going to America:  The Odyssey of Stephen Sithole, an African Evangelical Christian, 1938-53. No. 8/9 (2001):   136-150.

Williams, Andrew P.  The African as Text: Ownership and Authority in Aphra Behn's Oroonoko.  No. 5 (1998): 5-14.

Williams, Angela A.  Mother Tongue: Interviews with Solomon Mutswairo and Musaemura B. Zimunya.  No. 4 (1998): 36-44.

Wooden, Shannon R.  Inscribing Africa (and Ourselves) in Fiction.  [Introduction to the Fiction Issue.] No. 7 (1999): 3-7.

Ya Salaam, Kalamu.  Tarzan Cannot Return to Africa, but I Can.  [In Ghana, the author goes toe to toe with the legend.] No. 4 (1998): 50-61.


Fiction

Carpenter, John B.  The Glass Wall.  No. 4 (1998): 45-49.

Drew, Eileen.  Naked. No. 1 (1996): 31-41.

FitzGerald, Erin.  Kampala.  No. 6 (1999): 23-24.

Fugard, Lisa.  Addo.  No. 1 (1996): 3-13.

Garrett, Greg.  Like an Infant in the Night:  A Novel of Africa [Chapter II].  No. 4 (1999): 35-44 .

Gurin, I. M.  How Kenyatta Danced.  No. 7 (1999): 8-13.

Herrick, Michael.  The Grace of God.  No. 7 (1999): 14-16.

Jackson-Opoku, Sandra.  Lady in the Slip. No. (1996) 1: 64-84.

Mamonova, Tatyana.  The Ivory Coast.  Translated from the Russian by Andrea Chandler.  No. 7 (1999): 61-65.

Myambo, Melissa Tandiwe.  Safari.  No. 3 (1997): 65-74.

Russo, Albert.  A Stranger at Home.  No. 7 (1999): 57-60.


Poetry

Craveirinha, Jose.  Five Poems [A Spring of Bullets, Mama Saquina, Boat Song, Curse, Poem of a Future Citizen].  Translated from the Portuguese by Stephen Gray and Luis Rafael. No. 2 (1997): 66-69.

Gomez, Sonia.  The Traveler's Sight, Parallel.  No. 3 (1997): 83-86.

Hemans, Felicia.  The Traveller at the Source of the Nile.  No. 5 (1998): 50-51.

Higgins, Roger.  Bonjour Monsieur.  No. 8/9 (2001): 14-15.

Hood, Charles.  Two Poems [Tusker, Tsavo]. No. 4 (1998): 83-85.

---.  Poem for Six Voices, Kaolack, Senegal (2001) No. 8/9: 70-71.

Hutchinson, Bruce.  Eye.  No. 8/9 (2001): 17.

Krautkramer, Kate.  Short Slide Show. No. 3 (1997): 40-42.

Lee, James R.  Human Nature. No. 6 (1999): 84.

---.  Traveling.  No. 5 (1998): 87.

McCafferty, W. Patrick.  Olifants Camp.  No. 6 (1999): 83.

Meek, Sandra.  Four Poems [The Shape of Night, In Translation, The Fiction of Memory, The Library]. No. 8/9 (2001): 45-52.

Nofziger, Lenae.  L'eau Vivant:  The Nuon River. No. 8/9 (2001): 16.

Sadler, Lynn Veach.  Two Poems [The Leopard is Spotted, Warthog Music]. No. 4 (1998): 34-35.

Sengova, Theresa.  The Age of Nostalgia, Picture of a Lonely Fly.  No. 3 (1997): 53-54.

---.  Four Poems [Dream or Reality, Heights of Glory, Masqueraders Anonymous,  In Praise of Old Age]. 8/9 (2001):  168-171.

Silbert, Layle.  Dakar-Yoff.  No. 8/9 (2001): 72.

Speer, Laurel.  One White European Trader.  No. 2 (1997): 87.

---.  Rimbaud in Africa. No. 8/9 (2001): 13.

Stuntz, Jim.  Going to Jinja.  No. 6 (1999): 25-26.
 


Reviews

Bischof, Phyllis B.  Resource Guide to Travel in Sub-Saharan Africa. No. 5 (1998): 93-95.

Bures, Frank.  Peter Chilson's Riding the Demon: On the Road in West Africa. No. 7 (1999): 91-93.

Case, David Allen.  Bernard Binlin Dadié's Observations.  No. 1 (1996): 90-92.

Firchow, Peter.  The Cambridge Companion to Joseph Conrad. No. 5 (1998): 91-93.

Forster, Imogen.  Eccentric Graces:  Eritrea and Ethiopia through the Eyes of a Traveler.  No. 8/9 (2001):  187-189.

Fremlin, Jennifer.  The screenplay of The English Patient. No. 2 (1997): 86-87.

Gray, Stephen.  Somebody Else: Arthur Rimbaud in Africa. No. 4 (1998): 86-87.

---.  The Journal of Gustaf de Vylder: Naturalist in South-Western Africa. No. 6 (1999): 94-96.

Holmes, Thomas Alan.  Eileen Drew's The Ivory Crocodile No. 2 (1997): 84-85.

---.  Kenneth Koch's Hotel Lambosa. No. 4 (1998): 93-94.

Horne, Gerald C.  White Slaves, African Masters:  An Anthology of American Barbary Captivity Narratives.  No. 8/9 (2001):  182-184.

Kubrin, Andrew.  Albert Schweitzer's The Primeval Forestand Out of My Life and Thought. No. 7 (1999): 88-91.

Madden, Patrick.  Neil Peart's The Masked Rider: Cycling in West Africa. No. 7 (1999): 93-95.

Orr, Blair.  Plant Collectors in Madagascar and the Comoro Islands. No. 4 (1998): 87-89.

Press, Bob.  Keith Richburg's Out of America. No. 3 (1997): 93-95.

Redmond, Sean.  A new edition of John Hanning Speke's Journal. No. 3 (1997): 87-91.

---.  Ham Mukasa's Uganda's Katikiro in England. No. 7 (1999): 85-88.

Roder, Wolf.  Keith Richburg's Out of America. No. 3 (1997): 92-93.

Rummell, Kathryn.  Black Atlantic Writers of the 18th century.  No. 1 (1996): 95.

Schwer, Angela.  Christian Missions in Zimbabwe 1890-1939. No. 4 (1998): 89-92.

Skidmore-Hess, Cathy.  King Khama, Emperor Joe, and the Great White Queen. No. 5 (1998): 89-91.

Trucks, Rob.  Thom Jones's Cold Snap. No. 1 (1996):  92-94.

Ucko, Lenora Greenbaum.  African Genesis:  Folk Tales and Myths of Africa.  No. 8/9 (2001): 184-187.

Vogel, Amber.  The Journals of Dan Eldon and Peter Beard's Beyond the End of the World. No. 6 (1999): 92-94.



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