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Reading Chinua Achebe : language & ideology in fiction

Author: Simon Gikandi
Publisher: London : J. Currey ; Portsmouth, N.H. : Heinemann ; Nairobi : Heinemann Kenya, 1991.
Series: Studies in African literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analysis of the writings of Chinua Achebe aimed at students of literature.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gikandi, Simon.
Reading Chinua Achebe.
London : J. Currey ; Portsmouth, N.H. : Heinemann ; Nairobi : Heinemann Kenya, 1991
(OCoLC)614781114
Named Person: Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Gikandi
ISBN: 085255527X 9780852555279 0435080571 9780435080570
OCLC Number: 25281194
Description: 165 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Reading Chinua Achebe, nation formation & the novel --
Writing, culture & domination: Things fall apart --
The language of the dancing mask: Arrow of God --
Writing in the marginal space: No longer at ease --
The realities of the nation: A man of the people --
The story & the postcolonial world: Anthills of the savannah.
Series Title: Studies in African literature.
Responsibility: Simon Gikandi.

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Simon Gikandi has set out to reveal '...the very nature of [Achebe's] creativity, its prodigious complexity and richness...its paradoxes and ambiguities. This is scholarship of real stature and Read more...

 
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