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Contesting the Subaltern Narrative: The Trickster Trope in the Kenyan Political Autobiography
(Taylor & Francis, 2021-03-21)
This article is a critique of the idea of subalternity1 as it is used in the Kenyan political autobiographies of leaders who have reigned but never ruled.2 The study is largely located within postcolonial theory, with ...
Subalternity and Resistance in the Kenyan Political Autobiography: A Critical Look at Not Yet Uhuru and The Flame of Freedom
(Scholars Middle East Publisher, 2018-10-30)
An interrogation of the autobiographies by leaders who write from the margins of power show that subaltern political autobiographies inhabit a privileged position that enable one to see the effect of power on subaltern ...
Ideographs of Resistance and Identity Construction in the Kenyan Political Autobiography
(Coretrain Journal of Languages, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, 2018-01)
The avalanche of autobiographies that are produced in postcolonial Kenya calls for sustained interrogation and analysis of the narratives created to elucidate those murky aspects of the colonial past and post-colonial ...
The Commodification of the Female Body in the Akamba Pop Music
(EAST AFRICAN NATURE & SCIENCE ORGANIZATION, 2022-10)
This paper interrogates the objectified and commodified images of women constructed in the Akamba pop songs, especially those selected for this study. It analyses how these construed femininities offer a gender imbalance ...