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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 23 related to Decolonising the mind: the politics of language in African literature.    

A Grain of Wheat

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o - Fiction - 2012 - 272 pages
The best-known novel by the great Kenyan writer Set in the wake of the Mau Mau rebellion and on the cusp of Kenya's independence from Britain, A Grain of Wheat follows a group ...
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Globalectics: Theory and the Politics of Knowing

Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo - Literary Collections - 2013 - 104 pages
A masterful writer working in many genres, Ngugi wa Thiong’o entered the East African literary scene in 1962 with the performance of his first major play, The Black Hermit, at ...
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Matigari

Ngugi wa Thiong'o - Africa - 1989 - 148 pages
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The Trial of Dedan Kimathi

Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Micere Githae Mugo - Drama - 2013 - 85 pages
Kenyan-born novelist and playwright Ngugi wa Thiong’o and his collaborator, Micere Githae Mugo, have built a powerful and challenging play out of the circumstances surrounding ...
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In the Name of the Mother: Reflections on Writers and Empire

Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo - Literary Criticism - 2013 - 146 pages
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 ...
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Devil on the Cross

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o - Fiction - 2015 - 272 pages
The latest addition to the Penguin African Writers Series: the great Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s powerful fictional critique of capitalism One of the cornerstones of ...
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Petals of Blood

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o - Fiction - 2005 - 432 pages
The puzzling murder of three African directors of a foreign-owned brewery sets the scene for this fervent, hard-hitting novel about disillusionment in independent Kenya. A ...
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Wizard of the Crow

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o - Fiction - 2014 - 784 pages
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The River Between

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o - Fiction - 2015 - 176 pages
A 50th-anniversary edition of one of the most powerful novels by the great Kenyan author and Nobel Prize contender A legendary work of African literature, this moving and eye ...
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