TITLE

CHAPTER FOUR: THE MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVE I: JOSEPH CONRAD, NOSTROMO; NGUGI WA THIONG'O, PETALS OF BLOOD

AUTHOR(S)
KER, David I.
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
African Novel & the Modernist Tradition;1998, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 4 of the book "The African Novel & the Modernist Tradition" is presented. The chapter examines the novels Nostromo, by Joseph Conrad and Petals of Blood, by Ngugi Wa Thiong'o. Both novelists are very concerned with the individual. A complex network of ideas and personalities determines point of view in their novels. Both novels ask the reader to adopt more than one perspective. The devices which Ngugi deploys in Petals of Blood bear great resemblances to those used by Conrad in Nostromo.
ACCESSION #
19425865

 

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