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Ngugi wa Thiong’o. Decolonizing the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature. 1980-1994. James Currey, UK & Hieinemann Kenya.

“In my view language was the most important vehicle through which that power fascinated and held the soul prisoner. The bullet was the means of the physical subjugation. Language was the means of the spiritual subjugation.” This slim volume was … Continue reading

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