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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95
A landmark of postcolonial African literature, Wizard of the Crow is an ambitious, magisterial, comic novel from the acclaimed Kenyan novelist, playwright, poet, and critic. Set in the fictional Free Republic of Aburiria, Wizard of the Crow dramatizes with corrosive humor and keenness of observation a battle for the souls of the Aburirian people,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
Born in 1938 in rural Kenya, Ng?g? wa Thiong?o came of age in the shadow of World War II, amidst the terrible bloodshed in the war between the Mau Mau and the British. The son of a man whose four wives bore him more than a score of children, young Ng?g? displayed what was then considered a bizarre thirst for learning, yet it was unimaginable that... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 21.99
A masterful writer working in many genres, Ngugi wa Thiong?o entered the East African literary scene in 1962 with the performance of his first major play, The Black Hermit, at the National Theatre in Uganda. In 1977 he was imprisoned after his most controversial work, Ngaahika Ndeenda (I Will Marry When I Want), produced in Nairobi, sharply criticized... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.95
With black-and-white illustrations throughout World-renowned Kenyan novelist, poet, playwright, and literary critic Ng?ug?ı wa Thiong?o gives us the second volume of his memoirs in the wake of his critically acclaimed Dreams in a Time of War. In the House of the Interpreter richly and poignantly evokes the author?s life and times at boarding... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 19.99
Renowned worldwide, as novelist and dramatist, Ngugi wa Thiongo's contributions to the body of critical writing on African literature, politics and society have been highly significant. His best knowncritical work is Decolonising the Mind, which since publication in 1986 has profoundly influenced other writers, critics, scholars and students. These... more...
- Random House 2016; US$ 21.14
?Exquisite in its honesty and truth and resilience, and a necessary chronicle from one of the greatest writers of our time.? ? Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Selected as a Book of the Year 2016 in the Guardian As a young student, internationally renowned author Ngugi wa Thiong?o found his voice as a playwright, journalist and novelist, writing his... more...
- The New Press 2016; US$ 25.99
Birth of a Dream Weaver charts the very beginnings of a writer?s creative output. In this wonderful memoir, Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong?o recounts the four years he spent in Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda?threshold years where he found his voice as a playwright, journalist, and novelist, just as Uganda, Kenya, Congo, and other countries... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 41.95
Enslavement, forced migration, war and colonization have led to the global dispersal of Black communities and to the fragmentation of common experiences. The majority of Black language researchers explore the social and linguistic phenomena of individual Black communities, without looking at Black experiences outside a given community. This groundbreaking... more...