`Only Connect': Anthills of the Savannah and Achebe's Trouble with Nigeria

Kortenaar, Neil ten
September 1993
Research in African Literatures;Fall93, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p59
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Studies the interplay of village, ethnic unit, nation-state and race in the configuration of identity in Africa based on the writings of Chinua Achebe. Achebe's Igboness; `The Trouble from Nigeria' as presuming a stake in the said country; Anthills of the Savannah as a fictional working out of concerns with Nigeria; Question on whether a Nigerian identity can be imagined.


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