Defence of Lawino, The


Release date : Monday 01 january 2001
Genre : Poetry collection

Book ISBN number : 9970022695

Year : 2001
Principal country concerned : Column : Literature

A new translation of the late Okot p'Bitek's classic epic poem'Wer pa Lawino', first published in Acholi in 1969, and recently listed in Africa's 100 Best Books. Lawino is a female voice, taking issue with her husband whom she witnesses imitating a European culture which is destroying a more deeply rooted African culture.

17,95$ / 10,95£
format : 229 x 152 mm

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