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The Chinua Achebe encyclopedia

Author: M Keith Booker
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though best known as a novelist, Achebe is also a critic, activist, and spokesman for African culture. This reference is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to his life and writings. Included are several hundred alphabetically arranged entries. Some of these are substantive summary discussions of Achebe's major works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Entries are written by expert contributors and close with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Biography Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chinua Achebe encyclopedia.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
(DLC) 2003049203
(OCoLC)52412301
Named Person: Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M Keith Booker
ISBN: 9780313052279 0313052271
OCLC Number: 603924612
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 318 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword : Chinua Achebe and the institution of African literature / Simon Gikandi --
Preface --
Chronology --
The encyclopedia --
Bibliography --
Index --
About the contributors.
Responsibility: edited by M. Keith Booker ; foreword by Simon Gikandi.

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Though best known as a novelist, Achebe is also a critic, activist, and spokesman for African culture. This reference is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to his life and writings. Included are several hundred alphabetically arranged entries. Some of these are substantive summary discussions of Achebe's major works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Entries are written by expert contributors and close with brief bibliographies. The volume also provides a general bibliography and chronology.

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