Something Torn and New: An African Renaissance

Something Torn and New: An African Renaissance

by Ngugi wa Thiong'o
     
 

"One of Africa's greatest writers” (San Francisco Chronicle) makes an impassioned plea for the resurrection of African language—and African culture itselfSee more details below

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"One of Africa's greatest writers” (San Francisco Chronicle) makes an impassioned plea for the resurrection of African language—and African culture itself

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465009466
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
02/24/2009
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,000,656
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Dismembering Practices: Planting European Memory in Africa 1

Ch. 2 Re-Membering Visions 31

Ch. 3 Memory, Restoration, and African Renaissance 67

Ch. 4 From Color to Social Consciousness: South Africa in the Black Imagination 99

Acknowledgments 133

Notes 135

Index 149

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