Realism, criticism, and the disguises of both: A reading of Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

Quayson, Ato
December 1994
Research in African Literatures;Winter94, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p117
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Presents a critique of the general evaluation of the book `Things Fall Apart,' by Chinua Achebe. Construction of women and the feminine in the book; Implicit assumptions in the criticisms relating to the novel with the nature of the realism that the work itself offers; Preference for a multi-tiered approach to Achebe's works and to African literature in general.


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