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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o (Gikuyu pronunciation: ; originally James Thiong'o Ngugi, born 5 January 1938) is a Kenyan writer and academic who writes primarily in Gikuyu
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o (Gikuyu pronunciation: ; originally James Thiong'o Ngugi, born 5 January 1938) is a Kenyan writer and academic who writes primarily in Gikuyu. His work includes novels, plays, short stories, and essays, ranging from literary and social criticism to children's literature.
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o: An Exploration of his Writings. Robson, Clifford B. Ngugi wa Thiong’o. London: Macmillan, 1979. Oxford: James Currey, 1997. The most authoritative book on Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, the book opens with a chapter putting Ngũgĩ and his writing in the context of African cultural production before offering insightful discussions of the works. Contains a useful chronology and a discussion of the plays and essays as well as the fiction. E-mail Citation . The first book-length study of Ngũgĩ’s work, it gives a critical overview of his novels and short stories, comparing them with writing by other writers from the region.
In Something Torn and New, Ngugi explores Africa’s historical, economic, and cultural fragmentation by slavery, colonialism, and globalization.
Ngũgĩ Wa Thiong'o In this wonderful memoir, Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o recounts the . Birth of a Dream Weaver charts the very beginnings of a writer's creative output.
This remarkable and symbolic novel centers on Wariinga's tragedy and uses it to tell a story of contemporary Kenya. In this wonderful memoir, Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o recounts the four years he spent in Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda-threshold years where he found his voice as a playwright, journalist, and novelist, just as Uganda, Kenya, Congo, and other countries were in the final throes of their independence struggles.
Birth of a Dream Weaver charts the very beginnings of a writer's creative output
com's "17 Must-Read Books for the New Year" and O Magazine's "10 Titles to Pick up No. Exquisite in its honesty and truth and resilience, and a necessary chronicle from one of the greatest writers of our time. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, The Guardian, Best Books of 2016. Birth of a Dream Weaver charts the very beginnings of a writer's creative output Read online. In the House of the Interpreter.
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African Writers Series (AWS) is a series of books by African writers that has been published by Heinemann since 1962. The series has ensured an international voice to major African writers-including Chinua Achebe, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Steve Biko,. The series has ensured an international voice to major African writers-including Chinua Achebe, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Steve Biko, Ama Ata Aidoo, Nadine Gordimer, Buchi Emecheta, and Okot p'Bitek. The emphasis is on Anglophone Africa, although a number of volumes were translated into English from French, Portuguese, Zulu, Swahili, Acoli, Sesotho, Afrikaans, Luganda and Arabic.
He is Distinguished Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine. He lives in Irvine, California. UZODINMA IWEALA is the author of the award-winning novel Beasts of No Nation and is one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists. He lives in Lagos, Nigeria, and New York City.
Author: Clifford B. Robson
Publisher: Macmillan (December 1979)
Pages: 172 pages
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