Moving the Centre: The Struggle For Cultural Freedoms (Studies in African Literature)
Publish Date: 1993-01-21
Author: Ngugi wa Thiong'o
In this collection Ngugi is concerned with moving the centre in two senses - between nations and within nations - in order to contribute to the freeing of world cultures from the restrictive walls of nationalism, class, race and gender
Between nations the need is to move the centre from its assumed location in the West to a multiplicity of spheres in all the cultures of the world. Within nations the move should be away from all minority class establishments to the real creative centre among working people in conditions of racial, religious and gender equality.