Chris Abani:
Chris Abani über die Erzählungen Afrikas

TEDGlobal 2007 · 17:36 · Filmed Jun 2007
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In diesem sehr persönlichen Vortrag sagt der nigerianische Autor Chris Abani, dass "das, was wir wissen, darüber wie wir sein können, wer wir sind" aus Erzählungen stammt. Er sucht anhand von Afrikas Poesie und Geschichten nach dem Herzen Afrikas, einschließlich seiner eigenen.

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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