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Chinua Achebe

A Biography

Chinua Achebe( )
Author: Ezenwa-Ohaeto,
Publication Date:Jan 1997
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Imprint:James Currey
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

'Achebe is the man who invented African literature because he was able to show, in the structure and language of Things Fall Apart, that the future of African writing did not lie in simple imitation of European forms but in the fusion of such forms with oral traditions', says Professor Simon Gikandi of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. This biography of Chinua Achebe captures how his personal characteristics have combined with historical events to produce the man who cleared the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / African
History / Africa / General
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.357 x 9.243 x 0.735 Inches
Book Weight:1.342 Pounds

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