Item description for Two Songs: Song of Prisoner & Song of Malaya (Heinemann Frontline Series) by Okot p'Bitek...
Poet, philosopher and artist, these poems from the distinguished Ugandan writer won the 1972 Kenyatta Prize for Literature. Song of Prisoner confronts the tragedy of Africa's decade of freedom. He traverses the whole spectrum of her political sickness and contrasts it with the enduring reality of the bush - roots of family and clan, and the optimism of Africa's children in the face of hunger, hardship and humiliation. Song of MalayaI, in lighter vein and contrast, is a harshly beautiful, lusty farce about the hypocrisy and cant of Africa's modern moralists.
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Studio: East African Educ. Publ.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.01" Width: 4.72" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.31 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2001
Publisher East African Educ. Publ.
ISBN 9966467203 ISBN13 9789966467201
Availability 97 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 25, 2017 12:02.
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