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We’re pleased to announce that JLS volume 1.1 (Spring 2016), a special issue devoted to Lusophone Africa, is now available on-line. The issue is co-edited by Phillip Rothwell and Ana Maria Martinho, and it contains a rich collection of essays from a range of academic disciplines and critical perspectives.

JLS, Vol 1, No 1 (2016): Special Issue on Lusophone Africa

Guest-Edited by Phillip Rothwell and Ana Maria Martinho

Table of Contents


“Introduction. Four Decades of Independence: The Multiple Cultures of Portuguese-speaking Africa”
Phillip Rothwell, Ana Maria Martinho

“Encounters and Silence between Fathers and Sons: G. T. Didial and J. M. Coetzee”
Ana Salgueiro

“The Island in Conceição Lima’s Poetry”
Joana Castaño

“African Anti-Colonialism and the Ultramarinos of the Casa dos Estudantes do Império
Alexandra Reza

“Angola, a Nation in Pieces in José Eduardo Agualusa’s Estação das chuvas
Raquel Ribeiro

“Luanda Through its Prisons: Luandino Vieira’s Papéis da Prisão
Mónica V. Silva

“Literary Voices of Luanda and Maputo: A Struggle for the City”
Margarida Calafate Ribeiro

“Luanda and Maputo: Accounts of the Two Capitals in Urban Heritage Discourse”
Walter Rossa

“Mafalala: Memory of a Sociocultural Landscape”
Francisco Noa

“The Urban Space of Mafalala: Origin, Evolution, and Characterization”
Nuno Simão Gonçalves

“An Introduction to Hip-Hop Culture in Guinea-Bissau: The Guinean Raperu
Federica Lupati

“‘Mulheres Novas Com Cabeças Limpas’: Pitfalls of the Revolution in Licínio Azevedo’s Virgem Margarida
Maria Tavares

“A Body to Make Luanda: The Black Woman from the Countryside in Angolan Literature”
Júlia Garraio

Book Reviews

Araujo, Ana Lucia. African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic World. Amherst, NY: Cambria, 2015. Print.
Niyi Afolabi

Morier-Genoud, Eric, and Michel Cahen, eds. Imperial Migrations. Colonial Communities and Diaspora in the Portuguese World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Print.
Malyn Newitt

Schneider, Nina. Brazilian Propaganda: Legitimizing an Authoritarian Regime. Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2014. Print.
Daniel da Silva

Simon, Robert. The Modern, the Postmodern, and the Fact of Transition—The Paradigm Shift through Peninsular Literature. Lanham, MD: UP of America, 2012. Print.
Ricardo Vasconcelos

Sousa, Sandra. Ficções do Outro: Império, Raça e Subjectividade do Moçambique Colonial. Lisbon: Esfera do Caos, 2015. Print.
Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo

Guzmán, Tracy Devine. Native and National in Brazil: Indigeneity After Independence. Chapel Hill, NC: U of North Carolina P, 2013. Print.
Gustavo Procopio Furtado