The Last Harmattan of Alusine Dunbar by Syl Cheney-Coker

Pamela J. Olúbùnmi Smith, University of Nebraska at Omaha

This article was reused with kind permission.

DOI: 10.2307/40147795 Stable URL:


A reenactment of the Edenic plunder. The setting? Anglophone Anywhere, West Africa. The time? Pre- colonial, colonial, and postcolonial period. The action? The brigandage and plunder of Africa, the old yet new drama of the psychological and political effects of duplicity, and the near-genocidal tendency inherent in the lack of communal cohesiveness. What follows is all too familiar.