Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature / Edition 1
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Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature / Edition 1

by Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Ngguggi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0435080164

ISBN-13: 9780435080167

Pub. Date: 07/16/1986

Publisher: Heinemann

Ngugi describes this book as "a summary of some of the issues in which I have been passionately involved for the last twenty years of my practice in fiction, theatre, criticism and in the teaching of literature. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Europe stole art treasures from Africa to decorate their houses and museums; in the twentieth century Europe is

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Ngugi describes this book as "a summary of some of the issues in which I have been passionately involved for the last twenty years of my practice in fiction, theatre, criticism and in the teaching of literature. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Europe stole art treasures from Africa to decorate their houses and museums; in the twentieth century Europe is stealing the treasures of the mind to enrich their languages and cultures...."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780435080167
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
07/16/1986
Series:
Studies in African Literature Series
Pages:
114
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.39(d)

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