- THE MIRROR AND THE IMAGE: ACHEBE'S 'GIRLS AT WAR' Sarvan, Ponnuthurai // Studies in Short Fiction;Summer77, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p277
Comments on the short story 'Girls at War' of the short story collection 'Girls at War and Other Stories' by Chinua Achebe. Overview of the story; Symbolism of the moral deterioration of a character in the story; Characterization of heroes and villains.
- Foregrounding Achebe's Things Fall Apart: A Postcolonial Study. Maleki, Nasser; Navidi, Maryam // Canadian Social Science;2011, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p10
Chinua Achebe (1930-) took to the writing of novels and short stories in order to instill socio-cultural and historical awareness among his readers which had a subtle under- pattern of great validity in changing the life condition and outlook of men and women with a modicum of consciousness and...
- CONVERTING CULTURE: READING CHINUA ACHEBE'S "MARRIAGE IS A PRIVATE AFFAIR" IN LIGHT OF BERNARD LONERGAN'S THEOLOGY OF CONVERSION. Purcell, William F. // Religion & Literature;Spring2013, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p81
The article analyzes the short story "Marriage is a private affair" by Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe is presented. The story revolves around the character named Nanemeka, a young Igbo man, who fell in love with a Nigerian girl named Nene. Also mentions that authors Alicia Kerfoot and Douglas...
- African Short Stories. Dasenbrock, Reed Way // World Literature Today;Summer85, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p476
Reviews the book "African Short Stories," edited by Chinua Achebe and C. L. Innes.
- A MADMAN. Updike, John // New Yorker;12/22/1962, Vol. 38 Issue 44, p34
The article presents the short story "A Madman," by John Updike.
- Chinua Achebe: Literary giant of our time. Okoampaahoofe Jr., Kwame // New York Amsterdam News;10/01/98, Vol. 89 Issue 40, p35
Focuses on a biographical study titled `Chinua Achebe' by Ezenwa-Ohaeto. Views on Achebe's novel `Things Fall Apart'; Background information on Achebe; Discussion on his contribution to world literature.
- Chinua Achebe's `Arrow of God': Ezeulu's response to change. Awuyah, Chris Kwame // College Literature;Oct92-Feb93, Vol. 19/20 Issue 3/1, p214
Analyzes Ezeulu's perception of the sociopolitical dynamism in Umuaro and his conception of his own experience with the colonizer. Chinua Achebe's `Arrow of God'; British colonial rule in eastern Nigeria; Ezeulu's means of confronting the white man; Achebe's characterization of Africa as a...
- Africa's great storyteller, Chinua Achebe, on language. Coeyman, Marjorie // Christian Science Monitor;11/16/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 250, p16
Presents information on Nigerian author Chinua Achebe's decision to use the English language in his writing despite his subject matter of European colonialism as a form of oppression in Africa.
- Chinua Achebe and `The Voter.' Fagg, William; Levey, David // Lantern;Aug94, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p40
Profiles Chinua Achebe, a best-known novel writer in Africa and in the West. Writing style of Achebe; Brief recollections of the literary works of Achebe; Insights behind each story by Achebe.