n English in Africa - The world that Es'kia Mphahlele made : an East African view
Bury Me at the Marketplace: E'skia Mphahlele and Company, Letters 1943-2006, N. Chabani Manganyi and David Attwell (Eds.) : review article

Volume 38, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0376-8902



This review essay's task is twofold: to reflect briefly on the meaning of Es'kia Mphahlele (1919-2008) to three generations of East African cultural enthusiasts and practitioners, especially in the light of his brief stay in the region in the early to mid-1960s, and to conduct a more conventional appraisal of his collected letters as edited by Manganyi and Attwell.

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