Chris Abani

克瑞斯•阿巴尼——人性的冥思

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克瑞斯•阿巴尼将普通人的故事娓娓道来:人们对抗士兵,人们流露出的同情,作为完整的人,人们探求他们内心的人性。他说:“这是“乌班图”(南非的语言,有“施人人道”的意思),对于我之所以成为人,唯一的解释是你们将我人性的光辉重新折射在我的身上。”

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Chris Abani · 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).

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).