Chris Abani:
Chris Abani sulle storie d' Africa

TEDGlobal 2007 · 17:36 · Filmed Jun 2007
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In questo discorso profondamente personale, lo scrittore nigeriano Chris Abani dice che "quello che sappiamo su come essere chi siamo" proviene dalle storie. Cerca il cuore dell'Africa tramite le sue poesie e la sua narrativa, includendone i propri.

Novelist, poet
Imprisoned three times by the Nigerian government, Chris Abani turned his experience into poems that Harold Pinter called "the most naked, harrowing expression of prison life and political torture imaginable." His novels include GraceLand (2004) and The Virgin of Flames (2007). Full bio
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