Moving the Centre: The Struggle for Cultural Freedoms (Studies in African Literature)
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Publication Date: January 21st, 1993
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In this collection Ngugi is concerned with moving the centre in two senses - between nations and within nations - in order to contribute to the freeing of world cultures from the restrictive walls of nationalism, class, race and gender Between nations the need is to move the centre from its assumed location in the West to a multiplicity of spheres in all the cultures of the world. Within nations the move should be away from all minority class establishments to the real creative centre among working people in conditions of racial, religious and gender equality. North America: Heinemann; Kenya: EAEP.