TITLE

CHAPTER SIX: THE COMMUNAL PERSPECTIVE: CHINUA ACHEBE, THINGS FALL APART AND ARROW OF GOD; AYI KWEI ARMAH, TWO THOUSAND SEASONS; GABRIEL OKARA, THE VOICE

AUTHOR(S)
KER, David I.
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
African Novel & the Modernist Tradition;1998, p125
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 6 of the book "The African Novel & the Modernist Tradition" is presented. The article examines Chinua Achebe's novels Things Fall Apart and Arrow of God, Ayi Kwei Armah's Two Thousand Seasons and Gabriel Okara's The Voice. Both Things Fall Apart and Arrow of God are intimate and sympathetic accounts of the communities which Achebe describes. Two Thousand Seasons reads like an apocalyptic text which reveals a community under persecution.
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19425867

 

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