TITLE

Mongo Beti Returns to Cameroon: A Journey into Darkness

AUTHOR(S)
Kom, Ambroise
PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
Research in African Literatures;Winter1991, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p147
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on African intellectual Mongo Beti's returning to his native country, Cameroon after thirty-two years of uninterrupted exile. During his first public statement on Cameroonian soil, he himself explained that he has come to demonstrate his solidarity and his admiration for young people, young intellectuals who have engaged in what the author Ambroise Kom considers to be the noblest of struggles, the struggle for freedom of expression. Beti did succeed in exchanging ideas with a number of people in private homes. He gave several interviews and even held a press conference.
ACCESSION #
15521529

 

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