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Dr. Justus Kizitos Siboe Makokha

Title/Qualifications: Dr.
Department/Unit/Section:
Literature
Contact Address:
P. O. BOX 43884 -00100 Nairobi
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Phone : +254 810901 Ext. 4106
Position:
Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
African Literatures, Postcolonial Literatures, Literary Theory, Gender and Orature
Research Interests:
Masculinities In African Contexts, African Oral Poetry, Swahili Literature.
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Published Books & Monograph

Refereed Book Chapters (Published)

  • Makokha, J. K. S. “The Politics and Poetics of Characterization in M. G. Vassanji’s The Book of Secrets”. in Reading Contemporary African Literature: Critical Perspectives. Eds. Reuben Chirambo and J. K. S. Makokha. Amsterdam, New York NY: Rodopi, 2013.
  • Makokha, J. K. S. “Brown Skins in Black States: Contextualising Post-Colonial Literature of the South
  • Asian Diaspora in East Africa.” in Border-Crossings: Narrative and Demarcation in Postcolonial Literatures. Eds. Jennifer Wawrzinek, Justus Makokha and Russell West-Pavlov. Heidelberg: Winter, 2012. ISBN: 978-3-8253-5899-0 pp. 157-186.
  • Makokha, J. K. S. “The Eternal Other: Authority of Deficit Masculinity in Asian African Literature.” in
  • Men and Masculinities in African Fiction and Film. Ed. Lahoucine Ouzgane. London: James Currey, 2011. ISBN: 1-84701-521-2. pp. 139-152.
  • Makokha, J. K. S., “Imagined (Dis)locations: The Poetics of Setting in the Early Fiction of M. G.
  • Vassanji.” in East African Literature: Essays in Written and Oral Traditions. Berlin: Logos Vergas. Eds. J. K. S. Makokha, Egara Kabaji & Dominica Dipio. pp. 110-125. ISBN: 978-3-8325-2816-4.
  • -----. “In the Spirit of Afropolitanism: Introduction:” in Negotiating Afropolitanism: Essays on Borders and
  • Spaces in Contemporary African Literature and Orature. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011. Eds. J. K. S.
  • Makokha and Jennifer Wawrzinek. pp. 13-24. ISBN: 978-90-420-3049-7.
  • Makokha, J. K. S. “Weaving Exilic Narratives: Homodiegetic Narration and Postcolonial Translocation of
  • Theme in Abdulrazak Gurnah’s Admiring Silence:” in Negotiating Afropolitanism: Essays on Borders and Spaces in Contemporary African Literature and Orature. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011. Eds. J. K. S. Makokha and Jennifer Wawrzinek. pp. 215-234. ISBN: 978-90-420-3049-7.
  • Makokha, J. K. S & Wordelman, Melissa. “Aspects of Narrative Design in Ngugi’s Wizard of the Crow.” In Tales, Tellers and Talesmanship: Critical Perspectives on Contemporary African Literature. Saarbrücken: VDM, 2010. Eds. J. K. S. Makokha and Adeyemi Daramola. pp. 128-138.

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