Ngugi wa Thiong’o : A GRAIN OF WHEAT

a critical study

by M.G. Vani

ISBN 978-81-7977-531-8

pp. : 175

Price : Rs. 75.00

List of Contents:

An Introduction to Ngugi  wa Thiong’o
A Brief Background to African Literature
The Major Works of  Ngugi wa Thiong’o
An Overview of A Grain of Wheat
Plot Construction in  A Grain of Wheat
The Significance of the Title of  the Novel: A Grain of Wheat
The Narrative technique of A Grain of Wheat
A Grain of Wheat as a Post-Colonial text
Discussion on the Themes : Unity, Betrayal, Sacrifice, Heroism
The Treatment of Women Characters
The Movement
An Evaluation of Critics’ Views on Ngugi wa Thiong’o
A Grain of Wheat : A Detailed Summary with Analysis
Detailed Study of  Characters in the novel
Select Questions with Answers
Select Bibliography

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