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Amadi, Elechi 1934-

Overview
Works: 49 works in 304 publications in 10 languages and 5,399 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Personal narratives  Diaries  Drama  Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Translator
Classifications: PR9387.9.A48, 809.33
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The concubine by Elechi Amadi( Book )
84 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 944 libraries worldwide
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The great ponds by Elechi Amadi( Book )
85 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 898 libraries worldwide
"Amadis sorgliga saga De stora dammarna är ett angrepp på dogmatiska patriarkala system, på religioners maktanspråk, på den historiska kausalitetens och det historiska skrivandets lättfärdighet." ur Raoul J. Granqvists förord De stora dammarna av Elechi Amadi utspelar sig i en fiktiv afrikansk bykultur opåverkad och ohotad av européer. Två byar, Chiolu och Aliakoro, befinner sig i fejd med varandra över rättigheterna till fisket i dammen Wagaba. I takt med att konflikten eskalerar synliggörs grymma och brutala ideologier på vilka även detta idealiserade ikwerre-samhälle är byggt. Vid romanens horisont anas sedan den faktiska historien; hänsynslös kolonialism och blodigt inbördeskrig. De stora dammarna [1969] är en västafrikansk klassiker om kriget, såväl det påtagligt synliga som det ekonomiska. I översättning av Torsten Hansson och med ett nyskrivet förord av litteraturvetaren Raoul J. Granqvist. ELECHI AMADI, född i Aluu 1934, är en nigeriansk romanförfattare och dramatiker. Amadi deltog i det nigerianska inbördeskriget, en erfarenhet som blir till ett viktigt tema i författarskapet, vid sidan av problematiken som handlar om det lokala traditionellas möjligheter kontra inflytandet från väst. Särskilt omtalad är Amadis trilogi med de fristående romanerna Konkubinen [The Concubine, 1966], De stora dammarna [The Great Ponds, 1969] och Slaven [The Slave, 1978]. [Publit]
Estrangement by Elechi Amadi( Book )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 405 libraries worldwide
The slave by Elechi Amadi( Book )
19 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Een gewezen slaaf uit het heiligdom van een Afrikaanse godheid keert naar zijn dorp terug waar hij met argwaan wordt ontvangen
Ethics in Nigerian culture by Elechi Amadi( Book )
8 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Sunset in Biafra: a civil war diary by Elechi Amadi( Book )
23 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Isiburu; a play by Elechi Amadi( Book )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Peppersoup : and the road to Ibadan by Elechi Amadi( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Dancer of Johannesburg by Elechi Amadi( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Speaking and singing : (papers and poems) by Elechi Amadi( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Collected plays by Elechi Amadi( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The woman of Calabar : a play by Elechi Amadi( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Die Wahlverwandtschaften -- Zitate -- : John Baldessari [and others] mit Texten und Essays von Elechi Amadi [et al.] ( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The beggar's story and other tales ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Short stories
A civil war diary by Elechi Amadi( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Gudens hustru by Elechi Amadi( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in Danish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Amadi, Elechi by Elechi Amadi( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in Undetermined and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Piękna Ihuoma by Elechi Amadi( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in Polish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the African novel by Eustace Palmer( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Elechi Amadi author
Elechi Amadi nigerianischer Schriftsteller
Elechi Amadi nigeriansk författare
Elechi Amadi nigeriansk skribent
Elechi Amadi schrijver uit Nigeria
Elechi Amadi scrittore nigeriano
アマディ, エレチ
Languages
English (265)
Swedish (5)
German (4)
French (3)
Spanish (2)
Malay (1)
Danish (1)
Japanese (1)
Polish (1)
Dutch (1)
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