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Chinua Achebe

Author: Catherine Lynette Innes
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999, ©1990.
Series: Cambridge studies in African and Caribbean literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a detailed examination of the writings of Chinua Achebe.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Lynette Innes
ISBN: 0521428971 9780521428972 0521356237 9780521356237
OCLC Number: 43404217
Notes: "Digital reprinting 1999."
Description: xvii, 199 pages : portrait ; 23 cm.
Contents: Origins --
'A less superficial picture' : Things fall apart --
'The best lack all conviction' : No longer at ease --
Religion and power in Africa : Arrow of God --
Courting the voters : a Man of the people --
The novelist as critic : politics and criticism, 1960-1988 --
Marginal lives : Girls at war and other stories --
Poetry and war : Beware soul brother and other poems --
The critic as novelist : Anthills of the Savannah --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in African and Caribbean literature.
Responsibility: C.L. Innes.

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