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From Nationalist to Marxist Aesthetics
Ngugis Culture and Language Theory
The Novel as OralNarrative Performance
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aesthetic African languages African literature African novel African writers artistic bourgeois bourgeoisie capitalist chapter character characterization Christ Christian colonial consciously constitutes contemporary created critics Cross culture Decolonising deconstruction deconstructionist Dedan Kimathi depicted device Devil elites epic exploitation fact Fagunwa fiction formula Gikandi Gikuyu language Grain of Wheat griot Guthera hagiography hero heroic ideological imperialist instance John Boy John Boy's house Kenyan language liberation theology linguistic literary marvelous realism Marxist Matigari ma Njiruungi Mau Mau patriot mode multigenre novel Muriuki mysterious myth mythic narration narrative nationalist nature neo-colonial Ngugi Ngugi wa Thiong'o novelistic ogres oppression oral tradition oral-narrative oral-narrative performance orature paradox Petals of Blood police political postmodernist proletarian question radical reader realism realistic novel reality religion religious reveals revolutionary satire Settler Williams social socialist socialist realism song story struggle symbolic tale thematic theme theory tion transformed truth and justice Wariinga words