Maughan-Brown's book is invaluable on many levels. He presents a concise account of the uprising and its place in Kenyan identity, and significantly increases our understanding of settler attitudes and the role of literature within colonial ideology. Land, Freedom and Fiction succeeds in showing the subtle insights a materialist approach can bring to the study of literature, ideology and society.
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Dimensions: 222 x 140 mm
Edition: New Edition
`A book extraordinarily attuned to the impress of history, politics and ideology upon literature... This, in other words, is a major study, the kind that lasts.'
Stephen Clingman, from the Foreword
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