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NGUGI WA THIONG'O (1938 - )

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  • Anthologies:

    • Writers in Politics: a Re-Engagement with Issues of Literature and Society.  Oxford: James Currey, 1981. Rev. Ed. 1997. 

    • Homecoming: Essays on African and Caribbean Literature, Culture and Politics.  London: Heinemann, 1972. 

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Something Torn and New: an African Renaissance.  New York: Basic Civitas, 2009.

    • "Borders and Bridges: Seeing Connections Between Things."  The Pre-Occupation of Postcolonial Studies.  Ed. Fawzia Afzal-Khan and Kalpana Seshadri-Crooks.  Durham: Duke UP, 2000.  119-125.

    • Penpoints, Gunpoints, and Dreams: Toward a Critical Theory of the Arts and State in Africa.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1998.

    • "Learning from our Ancestors: the Intellectual Legacy of Pan-Africanism."  Dubois/Nkrumah/Padmore Memorial Lecture, Dubois Memorial Centre, Accra, Ghana, September, 1995. 

      • Writers in Politics: a Re-Engagement with Issues of Literature and Society.  Oxford: James Currey, 1981. Rev. Ed. 1997.  138-153.

    • "Culture in a Crisis: Problems of Creativity and the New World Order."  Conference paper, Kyoto, Japan, 1994. 

      • Writers in Politics: a Re-Engagement with Issues of Literature and Society.  Oxford: James Currey, 1981. Rev. Ed. 1997.  126-131.

    • Moving the Centre: the Struggle for Cultural Freedoms.  London: Heinemann, 1993.

    • Decolonising the Mind: the Politics of Language in African Literature.  Oxford: James Currey, 1986.

    • "Return to the Roots: Language Culture and Politics in Kenya."  Speech, Kenya Press Club, Nairobi, July 19, 1979. 

      • Rpt as "The Language of African Literature."  Colonial Discourse and Post-Colonial Theory: a Reader.  Ed. Patrick Williams and Laura Chrisman.  Hemel Hempstead: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1993.  435-455.

      • Writers in Politics: a Re-Engagement with Issues of Literature and Society.  Oxford: James Currey, 1981. Rev. Ed. 1997.  53-64.

    • "Literature and Double-Consciousness: Warring Images in Afro-American Thought."  American Studies regional Conference, Abidjan, July 26-28, 1976. 

      • Writers in Politics: a Re-Engagement with Issues of Literature and Society.  Oxford: James Currey, 1981. Rev. Ed. 1997.  37-52.

    • "Writers in Politics: the Power of Words and the Words of Power."  Public Lecture, Department of Literature, University of Nairobi, October, 1975. 

      • Writers in Politics: a Re-Engagement with Issues of Literature and Society.  Oxford: James Currey, 1981.  Rev. Ed. 1997.  67-77.

    • "Literature and Society: the Politics of the Canon."  Conference of Teachers of Literature, Nairobi, 1973. 

      • Critical Perspectives on Ngugi Ed. G. D. Killam.  Washington, DC: Three Continents Press, 1984.  17-45. 

      • Writers in Politics: a Re-Engagement with Issues of Literature and Society.  Oxford: James Currey, 1981.  Rev. Ed. 1997.  3-27.

    • "George Lamming and the Universal Condition." 

      • Homecoming: Essays on African and Caribbean Literature, Culture and Politics.  London: Heinemann, 1972.  127-.

    • "George Lamming's In the Castle of My Skin." 

      • Homecoming: Essays on African and Caribbean Literature, Culture and Politics.  London: Heinemann, 1972.  111-126.

    • "The Writer and his Past." 

      • Homecoming: Essays on African and Caribbean Literature, Culture and Politics.  London: Heinemann, 1972.  39-46.

  • Selected Interviews:

    • Ngugi Wa Thiong'o Speaks: Interviews With the Kenyan WriterEd. Reinhard Sander.  2005.

    • "Interview with Nugi wa Thing'o (James Ngugi)."  Critical Perspectives on Ngugi.  58-66.

    • "'Tolstoy in Africa': an Interview with Ngugi wa Thing'o."  With Reinhard Sander and Ian Munro.  Critical Perspectives on Ngugi.  46-57.

On-Line:

SOURCES: SECONDARY

Off-Line:

  • Anthologies:

    • Killam, G. D., ed.  Critical Perspectives on NgugiWashington, DC: Three Continents Press, 1984. 

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Gikandi, Simon.  Ngugi wa Thiong'o.  Cambridge: CUP, 2000.

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