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The Writer As Activist

South Asian Perspectives on Ngugi Wa Thiong"O

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Published by Africa World Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics in literature,
  • 1938-,
  • Ngugi wa Thiongo,
  • Ngäugäi wa Thiong®o,,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Decolonization in literature,
  • Ngugi wa Thiongo,,
  • Literature: Classics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBernth Lindfors (Editor), Bala Kothandaraman (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8317048M
    ISBN 100865439346
    ISBN 109780865439344

    The Official Website of Shaun King:: Husband, Father, Activist, Writer.   A writer is anyone who writes something. Everyone knows that. But when it comes down to it, there is a lot of difference between a writer and an author. Someone who calls themselves an author has a completely different agenda than someone who calls themselves a writer. Don’t confuse yourself, or the folks who like reading what you put out.

    writer, journalist, book critic, activist. book reviews; here’s meredith; books. The New Old Me; Why We Write About Ourselves. Flora Chol is a Melbourne based South Sudanese writer and poet. She is the published author of Tomorrows Dream, her first debut Poetic Anthology. Flora’s writing is an unprovoked stream of literary consciousness that critically delves into complex modern day discourses.

    James Baldwin was an essayist, playwright, novelist and voice of the American civil rights movement known for works including 'Notes of a Native Son,' 'The Fire Next Time' and 'Go Tell It on the Born:   Get That Life: How I Became a Writer, Historian, and Activist Rebecca Solnit is the author of 20 books on subjects including feminism, cities, and politics. By STORY BY HELIN JUNG.


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