Number
Eight/Nine

Winter 2000/Spring 2001



 
 
Translation

To the Bosphore Egyptien, by Arthur Rimbaud. 
Translated by Mark Spitzer

Essays

Hernan Lopes de Castaneda on Vasco da Gama
and Africans. 
By Brijraj Singh

Sailors as Scribes:  Travel Discourse
and the (Con)textualization of the Khoikhoi
at the Cape of Good Hope, 1649-90.

By Henry M. Trotter

The Village Dispensary. 
By Andrew F. Clark


Translation

Wanderings:  Bamako, Moscow, Delhi, 
By El Hadjj Sekou Tall. 
Translated by Christopher Wise and Karl Steel

Personal Narratives

720 Hours in This Scept'red Isle:
A Literary Odyssey.

By Muchugu Kiiru

Reaching the End of the Road to London.
By Eric Attwell

Congratulations on Mandela! 
By Patrick Madden

Academic Travellers in America

Travel with a Purpose:
A South African at Tuskegee, 1913.

By Catherine Higgs

Going to America:  The Odyssey of Stephen Sithole, 
an African Evangelical Christian, 1938-53. 
By Michael O. West

Concerning Poetry

Exilic Consciousness and Self-Inscription 
in L. S. Senghor and Olu Oguibe. 
By Oyeniyi Okunoye

Remembering Theresa Sengova 
By Leslie Foster

Four Poems.
By Theresa Sengova

Afterword

Travel-Writings by Africans:  A Reader's Guide. 
By Alasdair Pettinger

Poetry

Four Poems. 
By Sandra Meek

Dakar-Yoff. 
By Layle Silbert

Rimbaud in Africa. 
By Laurel Speer

Bonjour Monsieur. 
By Roger Higgins

L'eau Vivant:  The Nuon River. 
By Lenae Nofziger

Eye. 
By Bruce Hutchinson

Poem for Six Voices, Kaolack, Senegal. 
By Charles Hood

Reviews

Eccentric Graces:  Eritrea and Ethiopia 
through the Eyes of a Traveler. 
Reviewed by Imogen Forster

White Slaves, African Masters:  An Anthology 
of American Barbary Captivity Narratives. 
Reviewed by Gerald C. Horne

African Genesis:  Folk Tales and Myths of Africa.
Reviewed by Lenora Greenbaum Ucko

 

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