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A·che·be

 (ä-chā′bā), Chinua 1930-2013.
Nigerian writer whose works, including the novel Things Fall Apart (1958), describe traditional African life in conflict with colonial rule and westernization.
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Achebe

(əˈtʃeɪbɪ)
n
(Biography) Chinua. 1930–2013, Nigerian novelist. His works include Things Fall Apart (1958), A Man of the People (1966), and Anthills of the Savannah (1987)
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A•che•be

(ɑˈtʃeɪ beɪ)

n.
Chinua, born 1930, Nigerian writer.
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Edna manipulates those performance codes as she first sanctions, then charms him, and, finally, soothes his ego "with a round-eyed, surprised innocence that could have melted a heart of stone" (Achebe 1967,100).
In discussing how questions of race are interpreted in Heart of Darkness, Chinua Achebe's famous essay on the book and the considerable literature responding to it serve as an important case study in the relation between Conrad's novel and Gadamer's philosophy.
Chinua Achebe, the celebrated pioneer of modern African literature, lived and wrote from the intersection of Western culture and traditional African life.
This paper looks at the textual representations of gender in Achebe's Things Fall Apart through analyzing structural and linguistic devices, which, we argue, are emblematic of the macro-structures of African society.
One of the 49 contributors to this collection of essays that examine the life and legacy of Chinua Achebe is Ernest N Emenyonu, a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Letters who, as Achebe did, teaches African Literature in the US.
as a protege of Chinua Achebe, and he holds a Ph.D.
It can be classified as a review article of the Third edition of the Norton Anthology of World Literature, the first major world literature anthology not to feature Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart.
THE PENGUIN ANTHOLOGY OF CONTEMporary African Writing, published in 2009, opens with a piece by the Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, who died last year at the age of 82.
Age never stops on borrowed time Death does no worse Than to close life's Fountain of mirth You have run the race You refused your Country's crown of victory Corruption did not appeal To your sense of justice Statehood for your people Denied, you dwelled fully In academia, preferring To revive the history, myths And struggle of the Ibos to be free I remember well your Letter wishing me well On my dissertation "The Post-colonial Syndrome In the works of Chinua Achebe" The world mourns your passing Literary trailblazer Cast your spell on Africa as you depart this scene Achebe kwenu !
The present study intended to investigate the portrayal of African culture and identity in this novel and Achebe's response towards the colonialist ideology and culture, in the light of Postcolonial theories.
NEWS OF THE DEATH of the great Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe, who passed away on March 21 at the age of eighty-two, reached me at my office in Munich through the wildfire of the Internet.
Randhawa also translated works of Chinua Achebe and Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Punjabi.