Rivalry in Ngugi wa Thiong's "The River Between" Book Review by Top Papers

Rivalry in Ngugi wa Thiong's "The River Between"
Review of Ngugi wa Thiong'o's novel, "The River Between."
# 132675 | 1,750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Literature (World)


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This paper presents a review of Ngugi wa Thiong'o's novel, "The River Between", which is described as Ngugi's literary response to the Mau Mau Rebellion of the mid-1950's. The paper describes the plot as the fictional story of a tormented love affair in a rural village disrupted by the rivalry between non-Christians and Christian converts. According to the paper, Ngugi examines the historical impact of colonialism on Kenya and the difficulties of political leadership in a land torn by social and cultural divisions.

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"Ngugi wa Thiong'o's novel, The River Between, was first published in 1965 and was Ngugi's literary response to the Mau Mau Rebellion of the mid-1950's. Through the fictional story of a tormented love affair in a rural village disrupted by the rivalry between non-Christians and Christian converts, Ngugi examines the historical impact of colonialism on Kenya and the..."

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Rivalry in Ngugi wa Thiong's "The River Between" (2007, December 01) Retrieved November 20, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/rivalry-in-ngugi-wa-thiong-the-river-between-132675/

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"Rivalry in Ngugi wa Thiong's "The River Between"" 01 December 2007. Web. 20 November. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/rivalry-in-ngugi-wa-thiong-the-river-between-132675/>

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