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Critical essays on Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo

Author: Peter Nazareth
Publisher: New York : Twayne Publishers, ©2000.
Series: Critical essays on world literature.
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This is a collection of critical essays on Ngugi wa Thiong'o's works by Carol Sicherman, Andre-Paul Michaud, G.D. Killiam, Sigurbjorg Sigurjonsdottir, Harish Narang, Kenneth Harrow, Joseph McLaren, and other writers.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Critical essays on Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo.
New York : Twayne Publishers, c2000
(OCoLC)648623915
Named Person: Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo; Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Nazareth
ISBN: 0783804563 9780783804569
OCLC Number: 44516606
Description: xi, 341 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Saint Ngũgĩ / Peter Nazareth --
Ngugi's colonial education: "the subversion ... of the African mind" / Carol Sicherman --
Nature as agency in Ngũgĩ's The river between / André-Paul Michaud --
Weep not, child / G.D. Killam --
Escape or rebel? : the case for anticolonialist education in Weep not, child / Yulisa Amadu Maddy and Donnarae MacCann --
Voices of many together in two : Whitman's America and Ngũgĩ's Kenya / Sigurbjorg Sigurjonsdottir --
Prospero and the land of Calibans : A grain of wheat / Harish Narang --
The structure of symbolism in A grain of wheat / Bu-Buakei Jabbi --
Ngugi wa Thiongʼo's A grain of wheat : season of irony / Kennneth Harrow --
Ideology and form : the critical reception of Petals of blood / Joseph McLaren --
Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo's "Journey of the magi" : part 2 of Petals of blood / Christine Pagnoulle --
Recuperating a "disappearing" art form : resonances of "Gĩcandĩ" in Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo's Devil on the cross / Gĩtahi Gĩtĩtĩ --
Orality and the literature of combat : the legacy of Fanon / Alamin Mazrui and Lupenga Mphande --
Chanting down the culture of fear : transformation and redemption in the literature of Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo and the orature of Robert Nesta Marley / David G. Hulm --
Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo's visions of Africa / Christine Loflin --
Freedom's children : antiracist juvenile literature by Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo and other African authors / Yulisa Amadu Maddy and Donnarae MacCann --
Ngugi wa Thiongʼo and the writing of Kenyan history / Carol Sicherman --
Publishing Ngugi : the challenge, the risk, and the reward / Henry Chakava.
Series Title: Critical essays on world literature.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Nazareth.
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This is a collection of critical essays on Ngugi wa Thiong'o's works by Carol Sicherman, Andre-Paul Michaud, G.D. Killiam, Sigurbjorg Sigurjonsdottir, Harish Narang, Kenneth Harrow, Joseph McLaren, and other writers.

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