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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.
- 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...
- AFTER EMPIRE. Franklin, Ruth // New Yorker;5/26/2008, Vol. 84 Issue 15, p72
The article profiles the Nigerian author Chinua Achebe and his novel "Things Fall Apart." The author states that throughout his career, Achebe has continuously argued for the right of Africans to tell their stories as they see fit and has berated the representations of European writers. Achebe...
- 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...
- Rhythm and Narrative Method in Achebe's Things Fall Apart. McCarthy, B. Eugene // Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring1985, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p243
Examines the style and structure of the novel "Things Fall Apart," by Chinua Achebe. Mode of narration used; Patterning and repetition; Rhythm.
- Chinua Achebe writing culture: representations of gender and tradition in `Things Fall Apart'. Osei-Nyame, Kwadwo // Research in African Literatures;Summer99, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p148
Examines Chinua Achebe's novel `Things Fall Apart,' based on Mikhail Bakhtin's notion of `heteroglossia' and diagolism. Achebe's novelistic agenda in drawing upon the Igbo oral traditions; Reasons for the appropriation by Achebe of ethnographic modes of representation; Demonstration of 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.