Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart": A Routledge Study Guide (BOK)

David Whittaker, Mpalive Msiska

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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; and, 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.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter David Whittaker, Mpalive Msiska
Forlag
ROUTLEDGE
ISBN 9780415344562
Antall sider 160 Dimensjoner 13,8cm x 21,6cm x 1,3cm
Vekt 226 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Literary studies: from c 1900 -