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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 ...