Early East African Writers And Publishers

by Bernth Lindfors

Early East African Writers And Publishers

  • ISBN-13: 9781592217946
  • Author(s): Bernth Lindfors
  • Subject: Literature: history & criticism|literature: history & criticism
  • Publisher: Africa World Press
  • Imprint: Africa World Press
  • Publication Date: 25-08-2011
  • Format: p/b

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Focusing on the early careers of notable East African writers such as Ngugi wa Thiong'o, David Maillu and Okot p'Bitek, Early East African Writers and Publishers is a collection of essays exploring the emergence of East African multilingual literary production in the mid-20th century. Through rare interviews with the major writers of the region, Professor Lindfors provides rare accounts into the process by which East Africa, once considered the literary desert of the African continent, became central to the creation of a unique literary scene.
About the book

Focusing on the early careers of notable East African writers such as Ngugi wa Thiong'o, David Maillu and Okot p'Bitek, Early East African Writers and Publishers is a collection of essays exploring the emergence of East African multilingual literary production in the mid-20th century. Through rare interviews with the major writers of the region, Professor Lindfors provides rare accounts into the process by which East Africa, once considered the literary desert of the African continent, became central to the creation of a unique literary scene.

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