Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature

Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature

by Ngugi wa Thiong'o

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Overview

Ngugi describes this book as 'a summary of some of the issues in which I have been passionately involved for the last twenty years of my practice in fiction, theatre, criticism and in teaching of literature.'

East Africa [Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda]: EAEP

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780852555019
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 12/18/2008
Series: Studies in African Literature
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 194,776
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Ngugi is world famous for his novels from Weep Not, Child to Matigari and the impact of his plays, especially in Gikuyu, which led to his detention in Kenya. He is now Professor of Comparative Literature and Performance Studies in New York University. This book reflects many of the concerns found in Decolonising the Mind and Moving the Centre.

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