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- Chinua Achebe and the Politics of Form. Brown, Nicholas // Research in African Literatures;Summer2011, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p87
A literary criticism of the works of African writer Chinua Achebe is presented. The author suggests that the book "Arrow of God" is the richest of Achebe's works, which also include the book "Things Fall Apart." He discusses the importance of the book in light of 20th-century literature and...
- Achebe freed me to tell my own story. Unigwe, Chika // New Statesman;3/29/2013, Vol. 142 Issue 5151/5152, p17
The author reflects on the life and work of Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, focusing on the personal impact his book "Things Fall Apart" had on her as well as society.
- Things Fall Apart. // World Literature Today;Jan-Apr2005, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p60
Presents an excerpt from the book "Things Fall Apart," by Chinua Achebe.
- Achebe, Conrad, and the Postcolonial Strain. Njeng, Eric Sipyinyu // CLCWeb: Comparative Literature & Culture: A WWWeb Journal;Mar2008, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p1
This article focuses on an analysis of "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe and "Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad. The author explores the theme of postcolonialism throughout the two works. The author argues that Achebe's work demonstrates anti-Africanism while Conrad's text exhibits Africans...
- Why Chinua Achebe mattered to us all. Duodu, Cameron // New African;Jul2013, Issue 530, p70
In this article, the author reflects on the significance of author Chinua Achebe in African publishing. It mentions that Achene's first novel "Things Fall Apart" depicted that he understood Yeats very well. It states that his writings afflicted the office of Biafra in London, England and later...
- Okonkwo in his time. Larson, Charles R. // World & I;Mar98, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p298
Presents excerpts from the Nigerian novel `Things Fall Apart,' by Chinua Achebe. Central character of Okonkwo; Transformation from living cultural icon to cultural outcast; Downfall due to his rigidity and inability to adapt to changing circumstances; Question about the distinction between the...
- Things Fall Apart. Kielsmeier, Krista // Teen Ink;Sep2003, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p41
The article reviews the book "Things Fall Apart," by Chinua Achebe.
- English: A Blessing in Disguise A Study of Chinua Achebe's Technique of Hybridization. Mohandas, Smitha; Sundarsingh, J. // Language in India;
The article examines the use by author Chinua Achebe of the technique of hybridization of the English language in his books, including "Things Fall Apart." The Nigerian author uses Standard English blended with pidgin as his style of communication instead of an indigenous language such as Igbo...
- Representing Pre and Post colonial African Reality in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart and A Man of the People. Thakur, Kiran // International Journal on Multicultural Literature;Jan2012, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p23
The article presents a comparative study of Chinua Achebe's novels "Things Fall Apart" and "A Man of the People." The novels bring to the fore the predicament of the individual in revolt against society and how the compatible units of the individual and society cease to exist in harmony with the...