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The fiction of Chinua Achebe

Author: Jago Morrison
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Series: Readers' guides to essential criticism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chinua Achebe has acquired a virtually unchallenged reputation as the 'Godfather' of modern African writing. This Reader's Guide enables students to navigate the bewildering field of Achebe criticism, setting out the key areas of critical debate, the most influential alternative approaches to his work and the controversies that have so often surrounded it. The Guide examines Achebe's key novels - with the main focus  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Morrison, Jago, 1969-
Fiction of Chinua Achebe.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(OCoLC)607703501
Online version:
Morrison, Jago, 1969-
Fiction of Chinua Achebe.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(OCoLC)609058002
Named Person: Chinua Achebe; Achebe; Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jago Morrison
ISBN: 1403986711 9781403986719 140398672X 9781403986726
OCLC Number: 123968804
Description: ix, 185 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Things Fall Apart (1958): Challenging the Canon --
Things Fall Apart: The Novel and Nigeria --
No Longer at Ease (1960) --
Arrow of God (1964) --
A Man of the People (1966) and Girls at War (1972) --
Anthills of the Savannah (1988) --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Select Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Readers' guides to essential criticism.
Responsibility: Jago Morrison.
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