The Black Hermit
The Black Hermit was the first play by the Kenyan author Ngugi wa Thiong'o, and the first published East African play in English. The travelling theatre of Makerere College were the first to produce the play, putting it on in honour of Ugandan independence at the Ugandan National Theatre in Kampala in November 1962. The play was published in a small edition by Makerere University Press in 1963, and republished in Heinemann's African Writers Series in 1968.
- Geoffrey Axworthy (1984). "African Theatre". In Stanley Hochman. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Drama: An International Reference Work in 5 Volumes. VNR AG. p. 27. ISBN 978-0-07-079169-5. Retrieved 17 November 2012.
- Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo; Reinhard Sander; Bernth Lindfors; Lynette Cintrón (2006). Ngugi wa Thiong'o speaks: interviews with the Kenyan writer. Africa World Press. p. 1. ISBN 978-1-59221-265-1. Retrieved 17 November 2012.
- F. Abiola Irele, Biodun Jeyifo, ed. (2010). The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought. Oxford University Press. p. 161. ISBN 978-0-19-533473-9. Retrieved 17 November 2012.
- G. D. Killam, Alicia L. Kerfoot, ed. (2008). Student Encyclopedia of African Literature. ABC-CLIO. p. 111. ISBN 978-0-313-33580-8. Retrieved 17 November 2012.
|This African literature-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|