Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature share button
Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Format Paperback
Dimensions 5.30 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.30 (d)
Pages 114
Publisher Heinemann
Publication Date July 1986
ISBN 9780435080167
Book ISBN 10 0435080164
About Book
Ngugi describes this book as "a summary of some of the issues in which I have been passionately involved for the last twenty years of my practice in fiction, theatre, criticism and in the teaching of literature. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Europe stole art treasures from Africa to decorate their houses and museums; in the twentieth century Europe is stealing the treasures of the mind to enrich their languages and cultures...."