Death and the King's Horseman

With editor Simon Gikandi


Part of the Norton Library and Norton Critical Edition Speakers Series

Join us for a conversation with Norton Critical Edition editor, Simon Gikandi, on why Death and the King's Horseman has endured as an often-read and taught work. Gikandi will also shed light on his revision work on the forthcoming Second Edition.

A Q&A session with attendees will follow the half-hour long talk.

A recording of the event will be shared with all registrants.

Simon Gikandi is Robert Schirmer Professor of English and Chair of the Department of English at Princeton University. His books include Reading the African Novel, Writing in Limbo: Modernism and Caribbean Literature, and Maps of Englishness: Writing Identity in the Culture of Colonialism. He is editor of the Ngugi wa Thiong’o volume in the Cambridge Studies in African and Caribbean Literature series and The Encyclopedia of African Literature (Routledge).


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