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Achebe, Chinua

Overview
Works: 923 works in 3,277 publications in 20 languages and 82,711 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Political fiction  History  Poetry  Satire  Personal narratives  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Contributor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Collaborator, Narrator, Adapter
Classifications: PR9387.9.A3, 823
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Chinua Achebe
Publications by Chinua Achebe
Publications by Chinua Achebe, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Chinua Achebe
 
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Most widely held works by Chinua Achebe
Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe( Book )
456 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 9,610 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
No longer at ease by Chinua Achebe( Book )
199 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,196 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
Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe( Book )
201 editions published between 1864 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 3,068 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
Anthills of the savannah by Chinua Achebe( Book )
97 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,820 libraries worldwide
A fictional account of African politics that prophesieses social change
A man of the people by Chinua Achebe( Book )
156 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,736 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
Girls at war, and other stories by Chinua Achebe( Book )
82 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,762 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
Hopes and impediments : selected essays by Chinua Achebe( Book )
34 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,399 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
African short stories ( Book )
26 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 1,335 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories by African writers which deal with life and customs in African society
Morning yet on creation day : essays by Chinua Achebe( Book )
36 editions published between 1975 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,141 libraries worldwide
Collected poems by Chinua Achebe( Book )
17 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 882 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."--Jacket
Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 880 libraries worldwide
Okonkwo is a great warrior and one of the powerful men in his village. When white missionaries and government bureaucrats threaten their tribal customs, he takes violent action
Chike and the river by Chinua Achebe( Book )
34 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Young Chike has a burning desire to go across the River Niger, and comes face to face with dangerous robbers
The trouble with Nigeria by Chinua Achebe( Book )
29 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 674 libraries worldwide
Christmas in Biafra and other poems by Chinua Achebe( Book )
7 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
The African trilogy : Things fall apart ; No longer at ease ; Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
Collects three of the author's novels, all inspired by the tragedies faced by the Igbo people during the European colonization of Africa
How the leopard got his claws by Chinua Achebe( Book )
22 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 649 libraries worldwide
Recounts how the leopard got his claws and teeth and why he rules the forest with terror
Beware, soul brother; poems by Chinua Achebe( Book )
43 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 648 libraries worldwide
The Heinemann book of contemporary African short stories ( Book )
14 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 641 libraries worldwide
A collection of 20 stories written between 1980-1991 which deal with themes relevant to various regions of Africa
Things fall apart : notes ... by John Chua( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
The education of a British-protected child : essays by Chinua Achebe( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
The pieces here span reflections on personal and collective identity, on home and family, on literature, language and politics, and on Achebe's lifelong attempt to reclaim the definition of 'Africa' for its own authorship. For the first thirty years of his life, before Nigeria's independence in 1960, Achebe was officially defined as a 'British Protected Person'. In The Education of a British-Protected Child he gives us a vivid, ironic and delicately nuanced portrait of growing up in colonial Nigeria and inhabiting its 'middle ground', interrogating both his happy memories of reading English adventure stories in secondary school and also the harsher truths of colonial rule
 
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Alternative Names
Ačebe, Činua 1930-2013
Achebe A. Ch. 1930-2013
Achebe, Albert Chinua
Achebe, Albert Chinua 1930-
Achebe, Albert Chinua 1930-2013
Achebe, Albert Chinualumogu
Achebe, Albert Chinualumogu 1930-2013
Achebe Ch. 1930-2013
Achebe, Chinua
Achebe, Chinua, 1930-
Achebe, Chinualumogu Albert
Achebe, Chinualumogu Albert 1930-
Achebe, Chinualumogu Albert 1930-2013
Achebe, Chnua 1930-2013
Acībī, Cinūā
Ats'ebeh, Ts'inuʼa
Chinua Achebe.
Chinua Achebe 1930-2013
Chinua Achebe, Albert 1930-2013
Chinua Achebe ibó származású, angol nyelven alkotó nigériai regényíró, költő, tanár
Chinua Achebe Nigerian a nobelista, poeta ampong kritiku
Chinua Achebe nigerianischer Schriftsteller
Chinua Achebe nigeriansk forfatter
Chinua Achebe nigeryjski pisarz i poeta
Chinua Achebe romanschrijver uit Nigeria (1930-2013)
Chinua Achebe scrittore, saggista e critico letterario nigeriano
Chinualumgu, Albert
Chinualumgu, Albert 1930-2013
Chinualumogu Achebe, Albert 1930-2013
Chinualumogu, Albert 1930-2013
Çinua Açebe
Τσινούα Ατσέμπε Νιγηριανός συγγραφέας, ποιητής, πανεπιστημιακός και κριτικός
Ачебе А. Ч. 1930-2013
Ачебе Ч. 1930-2013
Чинуа Ачебе
Чинуа Ачебе нигерийский прозаик, поэт и литературный критик
Чынуа Ачэбэ
Չինուա Աչեբե
אצ׳בה, צ׳ינוא
אצ'בה, צ'ינוא 1930-
אצ'בה, צ'ינואה 1930-
צ'ינוא אצ'בה
أتشيبى، تشينوا، 1930-
أتشينى، شينوا
أشيبى، تشنوا، 1930-
تشينو أتشيبي
شينوا أتشيبي، 1930-
چینوا آچیه
चिनुआ अचेबे
চিনুয়া আচেবে
ਚਿਨੁਆ ਅਚੇਬੇ
சின்னுவ அச்செபே
చినువ అచెబె
ಚಿನುವ ಅಚಿಬೆ
ചിന്വാ അച്ചേബേ
ชินัว อะเชเบ
ჩინუა აჩებე
아체베, 치누아 1930-
아체베, 친와 1930-
아췌베, 치누아 1930-
치누아 아체베
ቺኑዋ አቼቤ
アチェベ, チヌア
アチュベ
チヌア・アチェベ
钦努阿·阿契贝
Languages
English (1,468)
French (47)
German (42)
Spanish (26)
Swahili (11)
Portuguese (8)
Chinese (7)
Swedish (6)
Tamil (2)
Slovenian (2)
Vietnamese (2)
Polish (2)
Korean (2)
Turkish (2)
Panjabi (2)
Bosnian (1)
Bengali (1)
Sinhalese (1)
Slovak (1)
Dutch (1)
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