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One of the most provocative and original voices in contemporary literature, Chinua Achebe here considers the place of literature and art in our society in a collection of essays spanning his best writing and lectures from the last twenty-three years. For Achebe, overcoming goes hand in hand with eradicating the destructive effects of racism and injustice in Western society. He reveals the impediments that still stand in the way of open, equal dialogue between Africans and Europeans, between blacks and whites, but also instills us with hope that they will soon be overcome.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

About the Author

Chinua Achebe was born in Nigeria in 1930. His first novel, Things Falls Apart, became a classic of international literature and required reading for students worldwide. He also authored four subsequent novels, two short-story collections, and numerous other books. He was the David and Marianna Fisher University Professor and Professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and, for over 15 years, was the Charles P. Stevenson Jr. Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College. In 2007, Achebe was awarded the Man Booker International Prize for lifetime achievement. He died in 2013.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385414791
Author:
Achebe, Chinua
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
Study and teaching
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
American - African American & Black
Subject:
Afro-american studies
Subject:
Nigeria
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
Nigeria Civilization.
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
REMR-CO-16
Publication Date:
19900931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.06x5.19x.45 in. .35 lbs.

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