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Albert Wendt & Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Reading and Conversation--Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Reads from His Literary Work 

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Title:Albert Wendt & Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Reading and Conversation--Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Reads from His Literary Work 
Authors:wa Thiong'o, Ngũgĩ 
Keywords:Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o
"Decolonizing the Mind"
show 54 moreUniversity of Auckland
politics of language
"Decolonising the Mind"
"you were not talking about Kenya, you were talking about us"
New Zealand
connection between Africa and the Pacific
Albert Wendt
Al Wendt
East Africa
connection between East Africa and the Pacific
connection between East Asians and East Africa
mirror images of the other
legend of Tanganyika
legend of Tanganyika in Fiji
Joy Enomoto
writing about gardens
poetry about gardens
writers are rivals
writers as rivals
"The Other Garden"
"Dreams in the Times of War"
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o's mother
Ngugi wa Thiong'o's mother
World War II
World War 2
growing up in wartime
storytelling sessions
daylight drives stories away
daylight drove stories away
relationship between time of day and storytelling
orature's relationship to fiction
orature and fiction
literature and orature
how Ngugi wa Thiong'o learned to read and write
how Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o learned to read and write
learning to read and write
slate and chalk as writing materials
"Is that the best you could have done?"
"hearing the music in the words"
Kikuyu people
"written words can also sing"
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Date Issued:27 Jun 2013
Abstract:Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o reads selections from his memoir "Dreams in the Times of War."

Albert Wendt and Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o read selections from their literary work and engage in a conversation on the overarching themes of the Words in the World symposium.
Rights:CC0 1.0 Universal
Appears in Collections: Words in the World Keynote Addresses

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