SONG FOR THE SUN IN US

By: OCULI, OKELLO

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OKELLO OKULI IS ONE OF EAST AFRICA'S FOREMOST A ND PIONEER WRITERS. BORN IN UGANDA IN 1942, OCULI ATTENDED SOROTI COLLEGE AND ST.PETER'S COLLEGE, TORORO, ST.MARY'S COLLEGE, KISUBI AND MAKERERE UNIVERSITY. HIS POETRY BELONGS TO THE SAME SCHOOL AS THAT OF OKOT P'BITEK AND JOSEPH BURUGA. IT IS A SCHOOL THAT SEEKS TO RE-ASSERT AFRICAN CULTURAL HERITAGE WITH A CRITIQUE OF FOREIGN INFLUENCES. HIS EARLIER WORKS INCLUDE ORPHAN (1968), AN ALLEGORICAL PORTRAYAL OF THE NEW AFRICAN WHO HAS BEEN ORPHANED BY ABANDONING HIS TRADITIONAL CULTURAL VALUES; PROSTITUTE (1968) A PORTRAIT OF THE NEW AFRICAN WOMAN WHO STRIVES FOR SURVIVAL AND SELF-PRESERVATION IN AN URBAN SLUM; KOOLOKEM 91978) AN ACCOUTN OF A VICTIMISED WOMAN AND HER HUSBAND; MALAK (1976), A NARRATIVE POEM THAT DEPICTS LIFE UNDER THE DICTATORIAL REGIME OF IDI AMIN IN UGANDA AND KANTI RITII(1974).

Title: SONG FOR THE SUN IN US

Author Name: OCULI, OKELLO

Categories: before 2016,

Publisher: NAIROBI, EAST AFRICAN EDUCATIONAL PUBLISHERS: 2000

ISBN Number: 9966 25 056 5

ISBN Number 13: 9789966250568

Binding: Paperback

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