Most widely held works about Chinua Achebe
Most widely held works by Chinua Achebe
Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
327 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 26 languages and held by 4,868 libraries worldwide
First published in 1958, this novel tells the story of Okonkwo, the leader of an Igbo (Ibo) community who is banished for accidentally killing a clansman. The novel covers the seven years of his exile to his return, providing an inside view of the intrusion of white missionaries and colonial government into tribal Igbo society in the 1890s.
Anthills of the savannah by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
60 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,328 libraries worldwide
A fictional account of African politics that prophesieses social change.
Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
132 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 2,205 libraries worldwide
Set in the Ibo heartland of eastern Nigeria, one of Africa's best-known writers describes the conflict between old and new in its most poignant aspect--the personal struggle between father and son.
No longer at ease by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
129 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 2,098 libraries worldwide
After returning to Africa from his education abroad, Obi Okonkwo feels alienated and disgusted at the fact that he has been thrust into the ruling class, of whom most are corrupt.
A man of the people by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
123 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 2,050 libraries worldwide
By the renowned author of Things Fall Apart, this novel foreshadows the Nigerian coups of 1966 and shows the color and vivacity as well as the violence and corruption of a society making its own way between the two worlds.
Home and exile by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
25 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,593 libraries worldwide
"... an extended exploration of the European impact on African culture, viewed through the most vivid experience available to the author--his own life."--Dust jacket.
Girls at war and other stories by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
70 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,507 libraries worldwide
Twelve stories by the internationally renowned novelist which recreate with energy and authenticity the major social and political issues that confront contemporary Africans on a daily basis.
African short stories ( Book )
15 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 1,268 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories by African writers which deal with life and customs in African society.
The education of a British-protected child : essays by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,235 libraries worldwide
A volume of seventeen essays explores various aspects of the author's life, including his childhood in colonial Nigeria, encounters with the African-American diaspora, his family life, and the symbolism of Barack Obama's election.
Things fall apart notes by John Chua ( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
Morning yet on creation day : essays by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
26 editions published between 1975 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
Hopes and impediments : selected essays by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 1,051 libraries worldwide
The author's critical writings over the past twenty-five years use his creative energies to expose the monster of racist habit and offer a new perspective on the human condition.
Collected poems by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 909 libraries worldwide
"Featuring seven new, never-before-published poems in addition to Chinua Achebe's award-winning earlier work, Collected Poems makes available again after more than twenty-five years the poetry of Africa's foremost novelist. From an account of the tragedy of Biafra to an appeal to African consciousness, from a gentle mockery of tradition to a recollection of personal relationships, Achebe's poems are marked by a richness of language and blend simplicity and eloquence, fierceness and tenderness and a careful attention to the minute - a facial expression, a wrinkled hand, a sunbeam."--BOOK JACKET.
A Tribute to James Baldwin Black writers redefine the struggle : proceedings of a conference at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, April 22-23, 1988 featuring Chinua Achebe ... [et al ( Book )
5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 775 libraries worldwide
The Heinemann book of contemporary African short stories ( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 654 libraries worldwide
A collection of 20 stories written between 1980-1991 which deal with themes relevant to various regions of Africa.
Christmas in Biafra and other poems by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
7 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and held by 653 libraries worldwide
Beware, soul brother; poems by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
25 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 609 libraries worldwide
The trouble with Nigeria by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 588 libraries worldwide
The short century : independence and liberation movements in Africa, 1945-1994 ( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
Chike and the river by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
21 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
When an eleven-year-old Nigerian boy leaves his small village to live with his uncle in the city, he is exposed to a range of new experiences and becomes fascinated with crossing the Niger River on a ferry boat.
Achebe, Chinua Africa Africa, Central African literature African literature (English) Art Authors, Nigerian Baldwin, James,--1924-1987 Biography British City and town life Civilization Civilization--Western influences Conference proceedings Criticism, interpretation, etc. Decolonization English fiction English language--Rhetoric Exiles Fiction History Igbo (African people) Intellectual life Interviews Literature Literature and society Manners and customs Men Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo,--1938- Nigeria Nigeria--Lagos Nigerian fiction (English) Nigerians Novelists, Nigerian Poetry Political and social views Political science Politicians Politics and literature Postcolonialism Race relations Short stories, African Short stories, African (English) Social history Soyinka, Wole Storytelling Technique Things fall apart (Achebe, Chinua) Translations United States
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