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The burden of memory, the muse of forgiveness

Author: Wole Soyinka
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: W.E.B. Du Bois Institute (Series)
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"Once repression stops, is reconciliation between oppressor and victim possible? In the face of centuries long devastions wrought on the African continent and her Diaspora by slavery, colonialism, Apartheid, and the manifold faces of racism, what form of recompense could possibly be adequate?"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Soyinka, Wole.
Burden of memory, the muse of forgiveness.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)653398705
Named Person: Léopold Sédar Senghor; Léopold Sédar Senghor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wole Soyinka
ISBN: 0195122054 9780195122053 0195134281 9780195134285
OCLC Number: 38566395
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 208 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Reparations, truth, and reconciliation --
L.S. Senghor and Negritude: J'accuse, mais, je pardonne --
Negritude and the gods of equity.
Series Title: W.E.B. Du Bois Institute (Series)
Responsibility: Wole Soyinka.
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