Diante da problematica de compreender a historia do povo Ibo a partir do romance "O mundo se despedaca", de Chinua Achebe
, temos o desafio de apresentar essa proposta como possivel para os receosos profissionais da historia que certamente devem estar se perguntando acerca da viabilidade e confiabilidade do estudo historico a partir de um romance representativo, e que estao, com certeza, imbuidos, como nos diria o estudioso Carlos Moore, da realizacao de "tarefas de grande envergadura", tendo em vista "a obrigatoriedade do ensino da historia da Africa nas redes de ensino", e as exigencias de "disseminar, para o conjunto da sua populacao, num curto espaco de tempo, uma gama de conhecimentos multidisciplinares sobre o mundo africano" (MOORE, 2010, p.
Thursday's Google Doodle features the famous (https://www.google.com/logos/doodles/2017/chinua-achebes-87th-birthday-5104396332433408.3-l.png) Nigerian author, Chinua Achebe
, for what would have been his 87th birthday.
In a riveting work that Chinua Achebe
calls "a masterpiece," four Indian teenagers are taken from their homes all over America and shipped to a faraway boarding school for Indians to begin a new life.
, the celebrated pioneer of modern African literature, lived and wrote from the intersection of Western culture and traditional African life.
The African Writers' Day is dedicated to pay honor to renowned African authors like late Nigeria's Chinua Achebe
and Uganda's Okot p' Bitek, among other celebrated writers.
Succinct commentary identifies aspects of plot to appease the curiosity of students and the needs of travelers and teachers, as with MacKinlay Kantor's Andersonville, Chinua Achebe
's Things Fall Apart, and Esmeralda Santiago's Conquistadora.
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.
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 !
in his creative works has focused upon the portrayal of African experience before and after it was taken over by the European Christian colonisers and the resultant consequences of this encounter between the two cultures and the belief systems.
Africa and the literary world recently lost an icon when Nigeria-born Chinua Achebe
died in Boston last month at age 82.