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Author Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo, 1938- author.
Title In the name of the mother : reflections on writers & empire / Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo.
Published Suffolk : James Currey, c2013
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 Floor4  PR9381.9.N45 I53 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 146 pages ; 22 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Note "These latest essays reflect Ngũgĩ 's continuing interests and enthusiasms ... [through] novels [that] address his lifelong concerns with the ways to independence, the meanings of colonialism and the takeover by neo-colonialism, and the functions of literature in political as well as literary terms."--P.[4] of Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Alongside the impact of his early novels and plays, and his more recent memoirs, these essays give new insights into Ngugi's and other writers' responses to colonialism - there is new material here for students of literature, politics and culture.
Subject African literature -- History and criticism.
Imperialism in literature.
ISBN 1847010849
9781847010841 paperback
OCLC number 841911375