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Ilha do Desterro: A Journal of English Language, Literatures in English and Cultural Studies 2009, 57

Author: Marcelo R. S. Ribeiro

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Ilha do Desterro: A Journal of English Language, Literatures in English and Cultural Studies E-ISSN: 2175-8026 ilhadodesterro@gmail.com Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina Brasil Ribeiro, Marcelo R.
S. In and Out of “Ourselse” Review of Fabian, Johannes.
Out of Our Minds: Reason and Madness in the Exploration of Central Africa.
Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 2000. Ilha do Desterro: A Journal of English Language, Literatures in English and Cultural Studies, núm.
57, julio-diciembre, 2009, pp.
159-167 Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina Florianópolis, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=478348695011 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Reviews-Resenhas REVIEWS-RESENHAS In and Out of “ Ourselse” Review of Fabian, Johannes.
Out of Our Minds: Reason and Madness in the Exploration of Central Africa . Berkeley Berkeley,, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 2000. By Marcelo R.
S.
Ribeiro The cover illustration of Out of Our Minds is a detail from a painting by Tshibumba Kanda Matulu, the Congolese “painter-historian” whom the anthropologist Johannes Fabian met in 1973-74.
It is part of a broader series of paintings which Tshibumba conceived to tell the history of his country and it is entitled “Livingstone in Katanga.” Reproduced in the impressive Remembering the Present: Painting and Popular History in Zaire (1996), the original painting narrates, with the help of a French subtitle, the meeting between Livingstone and a caravan of Katanga villagers carrying copper ingots.
On the cover, we do not see the rest of the caravan: the famous explorer of central Africa, dressed in white and wearing a pith helmet, writes in a notebook in ...





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