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The Resource Moving the centre : the struggle for cultural freedoms, Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo

Moving the centre : the struggle for cultural freedoms, Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo

Label
Moving the centre : the struggle for cultural freedoms
Title
Moving the centre
Title remainder
the struggle for cultural freedoms
Statement of responsibility
Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • kik
  • eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
809/.8896
Index
index present
LC call number
PL8010
LC item number
.N485 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Studies in African literature
Label
Moving the centre : the struggle for cultural freedoms, Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • A collection of talks and essays, created between 1980 and 1992, and translated from Kikuyu by the author
  • Includes index
Contents
Moving the centre: towards a pluralism of cultures -- Creating space for a hundred flowers to bloom: the wealth of a common global culture -- The universality of local knowledge -- Imperialism of language: English, a language for the world? -- Cultural dialogue for a new world -- The cultural factor in the neo-colonial era -- The writer in a neo-colonial state -- Resistance to damnation: the role of intellectual workers -- The role of the scholar in the development of African liteatures -- Post-colonial politics and culture -- In Moi's Kenya, history is subversive -- From the corridors of silence: the exile writes back -- Imperialism and revolution: movements for social change -- The ideology of racism: war on peace within and among nations -- Racism in literature -- Her cook, her dog: Karen Blixen's Africa -- Biggles, Mau Mau and I -- Black power in Britain -- Many years walk to freedom: welcome home Mandela! -- Life, literature and a longing for home -- Matigari, and the dreams of one East Africa
Control code
ocm26542364
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xviii, 184 p.
Isbn
9780435080792
Isbn Type
(Heinemann)
Lccn
92030303
Label
Moving the centre : the struggle for cultural freedoms, Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Publication
Note
  • A collection of talks and essays, created between 1980 and 1992, and translated from Kikuyu by the author
  • Includes index
Contents
Moving the centre: towards a pluralism of cultures -- Creating space for a hundred flowers to bloom: the wealth of a common global culture -- The universality of local knowledge -- Imperialism of language: English, a language for the world? -- Cultural dialogue for a new world -- The cultural factor in the neo-colonial era -- The writer in a neo-colonial state -- Resistance to damnation: the role of intellectual workers -- The role of the scholar in the development of African liteatures -- Post-colonial politics and culture -- In Moi's Kenya, history is subversive -- From the corridors of silence: the exile writes back -- Imperialism and revolution: movements for social change -- The ideology of racism: war on peace within and among nations -- Racism in literature -- Her cook, her dog: Karen Blixen's Africa -- Biggles, Mau Mau and I -- Black power in Britain -- Many years walk to freedom: welcome home Mandela! -- Life, literature and a longing for home -- Matigari, and the dreams of one East Africa
Control code
ocm26542364
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xviii, 184 p.
Isbn
9780435080792
Isbn Type
(Heinemann)
Lccn
92030303

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