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By James Ogude

Ngugi’s complete novelistic output in tested, together with his significant works, The River among, A Grain of Wheat, Petals of Blood and Matigari. via a critique of those works, Ngugi’s radical and infrequently ambivalent angle in the direction of independence (Uhuru) and the producing of nationhood are assessed. Ogude additionally seems on the wider concept of the distinctive limitations among historical past and fiction which postcolonial literatures have sought to question.

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