Of Chameleons and Gods (African Writers Series) ebook
by Jack Mapanje
Of Chameleons and Gods' received the Rotterdam International Poetry Award in 1988. Mapanje was arrested soon after this book was banned in Malawi.
Of Chameleons and Gods' received the Rotterdam International Poetry Award in 1988. His second volume of Poetry, 'The Chattering Wagtails of Mikuyu Prison', written while he was detained, was published by Heinemann in 1993.
Of Chameleons and Gods is the title of the first collection of poetry by Malawian poet Jack Mapanje, published in 1981 in the United Kingdom, in Heinemann's African Writers Series. Despite critical acclaim, the collection was withdrawn from circulation in Malawi, because it was seen as a critique of the current government and especially the leader Hastings Kamuzu Banda.
African Writers Series (AWS) is a series of books by African writers that has been published by Heinemann since 1962. The series has ensured an international voice to major African writers-including Chinua Achebe, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Steve Biko,. The series has ensured an international voice to major African writers-including Chinua Achebe, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Steve Biko, Ama Ata Aidoo, Nadine Gordimer, Buchi Emecheta, and Okot p'Bitek. The emphasis is on Anglophone Africa, although a number of volumes were translated into English from French, Portuguese, Zulu, Swahili, Acholi, Sesotho, Afrikaans, Luganda and Arabic.
Jack Mapanje sees writing as a compulsion, one which was initially prompted by his feeling of desperation at the .
Jack Mapanje sees writing as a compulsion, one which was initially prompted by his feeling of desperation at the state of his homeland of Malawi. In 1981, he published Of Chameleons and Gods (1981), which was withdrawn from circulation in Malawi because of its critique of Banda’s regime; he was later arrested and incarcerated as a result of the poetry collection.
Of Chameleons and Gods book. Of Chameleons and Gods (African Writers SeriesRG). Jack Mapanje (born 25 March 1944) is a Malawian writer and poet. 0435911945 (ISBN13: 9780435911942). He was the head of English at the Chancellor College, the main campus of the University of Malawi before being imprisoned in 1987 for his collection Of Chameleons and Gods, which indirectly criticized the administration of President Hastings Banda. He was released in 1991 and emigrated to the UK, where he worked as a teacher.
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The African Writers Series is suitable for anyone studying African Literature from .
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A volume of poetry written by a Malawi prisoner of conscience during his ten-year imprisonment. ISBN13:9780435911942. Release Date:September 1991.