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Rafael De Clercq
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This book looks in particular at Achebe's Anthills of the Savannah and Petals of Blood by Ngugi wa Thiong'o, but situates these within the broader context of developments in African literature over the past half-century, discussing writers from Ayi Kwei Armah to Wole Soyinka. M.S.C. Okolo provides a thorough analysis of the authors' differing approaches and how these emerge from the literature. Okolo argues that these authors have been profoundly affected by the political situation of Africa, but have also helped to create a new African political philosophy
|Keywords||African literature (English History and criticism Authors, Black Political and social views Authors, Black Philosophy Politics and literature History Political science History|
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