TITLE

Achebe and Armah: A unity of shaping visions

AUTHOR(S)
Ogede, Ode S.
PUB. DATE
June 1996
SOURCE
Research in African Literatures;Summer96, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p112
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the book written by Armah called `Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born.' Achebe's remarks in `Africa and Her Writers'; Significance of the book; Achebe's disapproval of Armah's novel; Essay Achebe raises a number of critical questions on concepts of committed literature and the fictional representation reality; Armah's criticism of Nkrumah; Ironies of postcolonial African writing embedded in `A Man of People.'
ACCESSION #
9606246190

 

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