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The Department has a long history of research in literary prose from across the world. Indeed, the Department is associated with Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Chris Wanjala and Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira, some of the leading prose writers and critics in the world. Students are exposed to prose from Kenya, East Africa, Africa and the rest of the world.

Head of Thematic Area:

Prof. Henry Indangasi

Members of Thematic Area


CLT 520: European Prose

CLT 515: Russian Prose

CLT 302: African Prose

CLT 201: Kenyan Prose


Research Projects of Thematic Area

To be uploaded soon

Possible Career Opportunites

  • Media Practitioners
  • Educators
  • Publishing and Book Industry

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