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Globalectics: Theory and Politics of Knowing, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, New York: Columbia University Press, 2012

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AbstractNgũgĩ wa Thiong’o is known for his principled criticism of colonialism, advocacy of the importance of indigenous languages, and concern with the role of culture and literature in forming the foundation of a truly national sensibility. Globalectics adds interpretations of Fanon, Hegel, and the Marxian legacy. It provides an opportunity to assess Ngũgĩ’s analysis of colonialism and national liberation.

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