Justice for the oppressed-- the political dimension in the language use of Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo by Herta Meyer

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Published by Verlag Die Blaue Eule in Essen .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Kenya,
  • Kenya.

Subjects:

  • Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo, 1938- -- Political and social views.,
  • Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo, 1938- -- Language.,
  • Politics and literature -- Kenya -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Language and culture -- Kenya -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Swahili language in literature.,
  • Kikuyu language in literature.,
  • Bilingualism -- Kenya.

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Book details

StatementHerta Meyer.
SeriesEnglischsprachige Literaturen Afrikas ;, Bd. 4 =, African literatures in English, Englischsprachige Literaturen Afrikas ;, Bd. 4.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9381.9.N45 Z77 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination164 p. ;
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1459832M
ISBN 103892064067
LC Control Number93116278

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