The Resource Chinua Achebe's Things fall apart, David Whittaker and Mpalive-Hangson Msiska

Chinua Achebe's Things fall apart, David Whittaker and Mpalive-Hangson Msiska

Label
Chinua Achebe's Things fall apart
Title
Chinua Achebe's Things fall apart
Statement of responsibility
David Whittaker and Mpalive-Hangson Msiska
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Offering an insight into African culture that had not been portrayed before, Things Fall Apart is both a tragic and moving story of an individual set in the wider context of the coming of colonialism, as well as a powerful and complex political statement of cross-cultural encounters. This guide to Chinua Achebe's compelling novel offers: an accessible introduction to the text and contexts of Things Fall Apart a critical history, surveying the many interpretations of the text from publication to the present a selection of critical writing on Things Fall Apart, by Abiola Irele, Abdul JanMohamed, Biodun Jeyifo, Florence Stratton and Ato Quayson, providing a variety of perspectives on the novel and extending the coverage of key critical approaches identified in the survey section cross-references between sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism suggestions for further reading. Part of the Routledge Guides to Literature series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of Things Fall Apart and seeking not only a guide to the novel, but a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds Achebe's text
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9387.9.A3
LC item number
T538 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge guides to literature
Label
Chinua Achebe's Things fall apart, David Whittaker and Mpalive-Hangson Msiska
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Texts and contexts -- Critical history -- Critical readings -- Further reading and web resources
Control code
ocn182746977
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 145 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415344562
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36985557
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)182746977
  • taylor020349640X

Library Locations

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