Two thousand seasons by Ayi Kwei Armah

Two thousand seasons by Ayi Kwei Armah

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ISBN: 9780435902186

Heinemann Educational Publishers, 1973

Soft Cover, 206 mpages

Two thousand seasons is predicated on the fulfillment of one of the social functions of literature: the visionary reconstruction of the past for the purposes of social direction. In Armah's work there is no ambivalence of intent, nor of historical reconstruction. 'Ayi Kwei Armah asserts a past whose social philosophy was a natural egalitarianism... The actions of his protagonists are aimed at the retrieval of the past, but again Armah insists that the past is not a nostalgic sentimental one. It is presented as a state embodying rational ideal.'