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Barrel of a Pen: Resistance to Repression in Neo-Colonial Kenya

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Hardcover, 103 pages
Published July 1st 1983 by Africa World Pr (first published January 1st 1983)
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Kenyan teacher, novelist, essayist, and playwright, whose works function as an important link between the pioneers of African writing and the younger generation of postcolonial writers. After imprisonment in 1978, Ngũgĩ abandoned using English as the primary language of his work in favor of Gikuyu, his native tongue. The transition from colonialism to postcoloniality and the crisis of modernity ha ...more

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