Contents

  1. Praise for the first edition

  2. Preface to new edition

  3. About the contributors

  4. Acknowledgments

  5. Foreword to the first edition

  6. Introduction to the second edition

  7. Introductory

    1. The Ken Saro-Wiwa Collection at the Library, Maynooth University, Ireland

    2. Ken Saro-Wiwa and West African Literature: The Politics of Language

    3. Ken Saro-Wiwa in Political Context: Social Movements in the Niger Delta

    4. The Maynooth University Ken Saro-Wiwa Audio Archive

    5. The Maynooth University Ken Saro-Wiwa Bursary: My Research on the origins of the oil industry

    6. A dying village

  8. Ken Saro-Wiwa's Letters to Sister Majella

    1. Note from the Editors

    2. October 20, 1993

    3. December 1, 1993

    4. July 13, 1994

    5. Undated letter

    6. July 24, 1994

    7. July 30, 1994

    8. August 15, 1994

    9. September 16, 1994

    10. October 1, 1994

    11. October 11, 1994

    12. October 19, 1994

    13. October 24, 1994

    14. October 27, 1994

    15. October 29, 1994 (1)

    16. October 29, 1994 (2)

    17. October 30, 1994

    18. 22 November, 1994

    19. December 24, 1994

    20. January 15, 1995

    21. February 7, 1995

    22. March 21, 1995

    23. March 24, 1995

    24. May 2, 1995

    25. June 19, 1995

    26. July 8, 1995

    27. September 14, 1995: Ken Saro-Wiwa’s last letter

  9. Poems

    1. I lie alone at night

    2. For Anita Roddick

    3. For Sr. Majella McCarron

    4. The celebrants

    5. Fire

    6. Prison song

    7. Mama came calling

    8. Victory song

    9. Ogoni! Ogoni!

    10. MOSOP

    11. Ogoni hymn

    12. Geneva

    13. Around the court of Abuja fame

    14. Babangidance (1)

    15. Babangidance (2)

    16. Charred woman

    17. For Zina

    18. Stone deaf

    19. For Tedum (B. 8.7.78) who died at Eton College (15.3.93)

    20. Morning song

    21. Whore

    22. Town-crier

    23. Night time

    24. The call

    25. Keep out of prison

    26. Detention haircut

    27. On the visit of the doctors to my cell

    28. Tall love

  10. Afterword

  11. Appendices

  12. Chronology of key events in Ken Saro-Wiwa's life

  13. Select bibliography

  14. Key to the Maynooth University Ken Saro-Wiwa Archive

  15. The archives at Maynooth University

  16. Resource toolkit