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We Took the Weight Incarcerated Writers and Artists in the Black Arts Movement

Lee Bernstein

in America Is the Prison: Arts and Politics in Prison in the 1970s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833872
eISBN:
9781469604046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898321_bernstein.8
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the time when prison rehabilitative efforts seemed too narrow to the point where trying to scare people straight was the most visible prison program in the country. At the ... More


‘The master's dance to the master's voice’: revolutionary nationalism and women's representation in Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Elleke Boehmer

in Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In Detained: A Writer's Prison Diary (1981), the Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o points to the strong position that women characters have held in his work over the years. Beginning with the writing ... More


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