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Title Colonialism in Chinua Achebe's Things fall apart / Louise Hawker, book editor.

Publication Info. Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  898 NIA177YH    Check Shelf
Description 161 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Social issues in literature
Social issues in literature.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-155) and index.
Contents Ch. 1: Background on Chinua Achebe. The life of Chinua Achebe / G.D. Killam ; Chinua Achebe's philosophy of fiction / Jerome Brooks, interviewing Chinua Achebe ; Achebe feels a special commitment as an African writer / Romanus Okey Muoneke -- Ch. 2: Things Fall Apart and colonialism. Okonkwo's actions foreshadow colonialism's impact on traditional values / Christopher Heywood ; Okonkwo's loss of identity parallels the experience of colonized Africans / Ifeoma Onyemelukwe ; Language conveys male Africans' and colonists' power / Ada Uzoamaka Azodo ; Women play a key role in the community depicted in Things Fall Apart / Linda Strong-Leek ; Achebe does not idealize precolonial and postcolonial Igbo society / G.D. Killam ; Igbo and European cultures clash ; Willene P. Taylor ; Okonkwo's tragedy is not due to colonialism / Umelo Ojinmah ; The white man redeemed Igbo society / Romanus Okey Muoneke ; Three distinct endings present a layered approach to the colonized experience / Richard Begam -- Ch. 3: Contemporary perspectives on colonialism. Foreign aid is a twenty-first-century form of colonialism / John A. Burton ; The one laptop per child project is a form of colonialism / Stanley Douglas Stych ; Norfolk Islanders resist colonization by Australia / Kathy Marks ; French revisionists attempted to defend colonialism in Africa / Julio Godoy ; The first woman elected president in Africa is called a neocolonialist / Kuumba Chi Nia ; The United Nations wants to force liberation on unwilling colonies / Ian Mather.
Subject Achebe, Chinua. Things fall apart.
Colonies in literature.
Imperialism in literature.
Nigeria -- In literature.
Added Author Hawker, Louise.
ISBN 9780737746501 hardcover
0737746505 hardcover
9780737746518 paperback
0737746513 paperback
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