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Things fall apart, by Chinua Achebe

Format: Print Book 2011
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction PR9387.9.A3 T5369 2011
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  PR9387.9.A3 T5369 2011
 
 
Monroeville Public Library Non-fiction 896.09 ACHEBE
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Non-fiction
 
Call Number  896.09 ACHEBE
 
 
Summary
Introductory essays reflect on Achebe's poineering achievement and evaluate the enduring, internations poularity of Things Fall Apart. Also included is a comparison of Things Fall Apart to major literary works within the westerm canon, such as the Odyssey and the Illiad. Other essays discuss the depeiction of gender, the presentation of cultural violence, and the portayal of colonization within the novel.
Contents
On Things fall apart / M. Keith Booker
Biography of Chinua Achebe / Norbert Mazari
The Paris review perspective / Petrina Crockford for The Paris review
Things fall apart: cultural and historical contexts / Joseph McLaren
The critical reception of Things fall apart / Amy Sickels
An adequate revolution: Achebe writing Africa anew / Thomas Jay Lynn
"You must not stand in one place": reading Things fall apart in multiple contexts / Matthew J. Bolton
Things fall apart / Margaret Laurence
Chinua Achebe: Things fall apart / M. Keith Booker
The centre holds: a study of Chinua Achebe's Things fall apart / David Cook
Principle and practice: the logic of cultural violence in Achebe's Things fall apart / David Hoegberg
The possibilities and pitfalls of ethnographic readings: narrative complexity in Things fall apart / Carey Snyder
Rhythm and narrative method in Achebe's Things fall apart / B. Eugene McCarthy
Achebe's sense of an ending: history and tragedy in Things fall apart / Richard Begam
Okonkwo and his mother: Things fall apart and issues of gender in the constitution of African postcolonial discourse / Biodun Jeyifo
Masculinity, power, and language in Chinua Achebe's Things fall apart / Ada Uzoamaka Azodo
The plight of a hero in Achebe's Things fall apart / Patrick C. Nnoromele
Okonkwo's suicide as an affirmative act: do things really fall apart? / Alan R Friesen.

Additional Information
Series Critical insights.
Subjects Achebe, Chinua. -- Things fall apart.
Igbo (African people) in literature.
Nigeria -- In literature.
Publisher Pasadena, Calif. :Salem Press,2011
Contributors Booker, M. Keith.
Language English
Description viii, 322 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781587657115 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1587657112 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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