Decolonising the Mind. Wa Thiong'o Ngugi

Decolonising the Mind

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Decolonising the Mind Wa Thiong'o Ngugi

Ngugi wa Thiong'o successfully wrote in English but eventually turned to writing in Gikuyu, his mother tongue. He described how African authors wrote in English to reach a wide audience. To control a people's culture is to control their tools of self-definition in relationship to others” – Ngugi, Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature. Influenced by Professor Ngugi wa Thiongo's Decolonising the Mind, Musodza has been an advocate for the sustained use of African languages. He wants other writers to follow his exa. Couple of weeks ago we've read one interesting article called “Decolonising the Mind” in class. Decolonising the Mind is about influencing people's race and culture by taking authoritative control. We speak about anything from Emperor Constantine to Nazi Germany to Christ Consciousness to Decolonising the mind of the human race. The Kenyan author, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, wrote this book in 1986. Karmabinah · April 28, 2013 @ 10:15 am. The central objective in decolonising the African mind is to overthrow the authority which alien traditions exercise over the African. According to this article, one men (let's called him Author) interpret his life through language, English language.

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