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GLOBALECTICS – Ngugi wa Thiong’o

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Globalectics: Theory and the Politics of Knowing

From now on it is Gikuyu and Kiswahili all the way. I recommend this book to all those with a keen interest in the theory of literature from the African perspective.

He began his career as a writer in the s and, through his criticism, became a leading advocate for a critical rethinking of the legacies of colonial domination and its accompanying epistemologies.

Showing of 3 reviews. Please try again later. Unmasking the African Dictator. For Gewalt as legitimate power justified authority as well as violence see Walter Benjamin Benjamin Miller, Yale University In an ever-shrinking world, this book demonstrated the need to understand the similarities and differences in the stories we tell each other.


Anderson David Histories of the Hanged: This book delves in into a myriad of other literary concepts, not least of which is the symbiotic relationship that exists between Orature and Literature.

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Assertion of humanity does not redeem the master but circulates in the struggle of the oppressed. Introduction to the Reading of Hegel: Search Google Scholar Export Citation.

View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: The entire world is a better place in my view for wa Thiong’o’s brilliantly articulated theories that he has enuciated persuasively in this book.

In his view, globalectical reading means breaking open the prison house of imagination built by theories. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Columbia University Press January 31, Language: There was a problem filtering reviews right now.