Talking with African Writers

Talking with African Writers

Interviews with African Poets, Playwrights and Novelists

Jane Wilkinson

Paperback
$34.95

James Currey

Overview

Overview

Fifteen writers from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe talk about their own work and about writing in general.
Interviews with Kofi Anyidoho, Kofi Awoonor, Mohammed ben Abdallah, Chinua Achebe, Odia Ofeimun, Ben Okri, Wole Soyinka, Micere Githae Mugo, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Mazisi Kunene, Njabulo Ndebele, Essop Patel, Mongane Wally Serote, Tsitsi Dangarembga and Musaemura Bonas Zimunya.
Among the subjects discussed in these lively interviews are the role of literary institutions, language policies, the development of written and oral cultures, and the social and political problems of post-colonial Africa.

Details

January 1992
15 black and white illustrations
224 pages
21.6x13.8 cm
ISBN: 9780852555293
Format: Paperback
James Currey
BIC DSBH, 1H, 2AB
BISAC LCO001000
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