Decolonising the mind: the politics of language in African literature

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East African Publishers, 1992 - 114 pagine
 

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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o had already published four acclaimed novels in English when, in 1977, he gave up the language as a vehicle for fiction. A few years later he published this polemic, which he said ... Leggi recensione completa

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This is Ngugi's farewell to the English language, and he lays out his reasons for returning to his mother tongue of Gikuyu in a series of lectures converted into essays. His discussion of audience is ... Leggi recensione completa

Sommario

The Language of African Theatre
34
The Language of African Fiction
62
The Quest for Relevance
88

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