Bio

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Miriam Maranga-Musonye holds a PhD in Literature from the University of Nairobi, Kenya, where she is currently teaching and researching in the Department of Literature. Her research interests include narrative studies focusing on urban realities, children and refugees. She has conducted research among refugee children both in Nairobi and Kakuma Refugee Camp. She is also particularly interested in urban realities as expressed through art and popular culture.

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Publications


2021

Maranga-Musonye, M.  2021.  Migrancy as Trama: Yvonne Owuor’s Weight of Whispers.. Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies Journal. 8(1-2):33-48.

2019

Miriam, W, Musonye.  2019.  The Fanon Factor in Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Children’s Fiction. Research in African Literatures. 50(3):51-69.

2018

Musonye, MM, Muchiri J, Barasa VN.  2018.  Vitimbi as a Commentary of Kenya's Socio-political Experiences. Nairobi Journal of Humanities and Social sciences. 2(5)
Maranga, MM, Barasa VN, Muchiri J.  2018.  Television Theatre as an Alternative Peace and Conflict Intervention Tool in Contemporary Kenya: An analysis of Vioja Mahakamani. International Journal of Research and Scholarly Communication. 1(3)

2017

Musonye, MM.  2017.  Flower of a Stump. , Nairobi: Oxford University Press
Musonye, MM, Ndede L, Otieno SP.  2017.  From The Snows of Kilimanjaro to Nairobi Half Life: Over 94 Years of Film in Kenya. Nairobi Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 1(5)
Musonye, MM, Ndede L, Otieno SP.  2017.  Film as an Artifact: Confronting Kenya's History through The Kitchen Toto and Nairobi Half Life. The Journal of African Theatre, Film and Media Discourse . 1(1):69-84.

2014

Musonye, MM.  2014.  Literary Insurgency: Mchongoano and the Popular Art Scene in Nairobi. Popular Culture in Africa: The Episteme of the Everyday. , New York & London: Taylor & Francis Group

2013

2012

Musonye, MM, Ndivo L.  2012.   Heart to Heart: Reflective Poetry from Kenya. . , Nairobi: Centre for Research, Publications and Consultancy – Daystar University

2011

2009

Musonye, MM.  2009.   A close Shave (New Progressive English 7J) . , Nairobi: 0xford University Press

2007

Musonye, MM.  2007.  Glass not Diamond: Ike Oguine’s A Squatters Tale and the American Dream. . The Nairobi Journal of Literature. (No.5)

2006

Musonye, MM.  2006.  The Dramatization of Power Relations in Children’s Animated Cartoons: The Case of Lion king. . he Nairobi Journal of Literature. (No. 4)

1998

Musonye, MM.  1998.  .Let an Ailing God Die: The Place of Change in Society. . Perspectives. Vol. 2(No.1)

1995

Musonye, MM.  1995.  Archetype or Stereotype? Fantastic Realism in Children’s Literature. Other Worlds Other Lives – Proceedings of an International Conference on Children’s Literature . , Pretoria

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