Nick Makoha (KCL) - 2019-20 Students

The Metic Experience of the Black British Writer – Challenging the Margins of African writing

The term ‘Metic’, a Greek word first used by T S Eliot, translates as foreigners or resident aliens whose allegiances are split between their homeland and their new country. I have adapted and extended the term to BLACK METIC, to explain the phenomena experienced by black writers in the UK. It is a way of understanding my identity.

Primary supervisor: Dr Sarah Howe, KCL
Secondary supervisor: Dr Ruth Padel, KCL

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