Racism and gender disparity in Peter Abraham's Mine Boy (1946) and Ngugi wa Thiong'o's Weep Not, Child (1964)
December 14, 2022
No writer operates in a vacuum, and there is a close relationship between literature and society. African writers had no other issues to focus on apart from the issues of racism, economic class, leadership, traditional African values, and some post-colonial issues which were predominant in their society. The work will use postcolonial, Marxist and sociological theories and methods in the analysis. There is a denial of rights and subjugation. Finally, since literature and society are interwoven, there is a reaction of protest from the writers as a means of protest literature.
Ordu, Stanley, & Better Odukwu. (2022). Racism and gender disparity in Peter Abraham’s Mine Boy (1946) and Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s Weep Not, Child (1964). International Journal of Asian and African Studies, 1(1), 01–09. Retrieved from https://al-kindipublisher.com/index.php/ijaas/article/view/4543
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