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Dr. Oscar Macharia Maina

Title/Qualifications: Doctor of Philosophy Kenyatta University,Master of Arts, University of Nairobi
Department/Unit/Section:
Department of Literature
Contact Address:
P. O. Box 21274 00100 Nairobi
Email:
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Cell-phone
:0721 385 698
Position:
Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
Literary Criticism
Research Interests:
African Literature Literary Theory
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Research

  • Wring a PhD thesis on “Tragedy in the Novels of Ngugi wa Thiong’o” at Kenyatta University, currently at an advanced stage.(Ongoing)
  • Oscar M. Maina, 2005, The Influence of Modernization on Moranism: A Case study of Samburu Oral Narratives
  • Oscar M. Maina, 2006, The Quest for Identity in the Works of Muthoni Likimani

Publications

Thesis and Dissertations

  • PhD thesis on “Tragedy in the Novels of Ngugi wa Thiong’o” at Kenyatta University
  • The State of Moranism in the Oral Narratives of the Samburu.Fieldwork research conducted in Maralal
  • The Treatment of the Theme of Identity in the Works of Muthoni Likimani.Research thesis submitted at the University of Nairobi as part of the requirements for the award of a Master of Arts degree in Literature.

 Other information

  • Awarded Dr. Marjorie Oludhe Prize for the best postgraduate student in the Department of Literature, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Nairobi in the academic year 2006/2007.
  • Awarded the Yusuf Dawood Award for the best final year undergraduate student in Literature, Department of Literature, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Nairobi in the academic year 2001/2002.

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