Chris Abani:
Крис Абани об историях Африки

TEDGlobal 2007 · 17:36 · Filmed Jun 2007
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В этом глубоко личном выступлении, нигерийский писатель Крис Абани утверждает что, «что мы знаем о том, как быть теми, кто мы есть» следует из историй. Он исследует сердце Африки через её поэмы и рассказы, включая его собственные.

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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