Understanding Things fall apart : a student casebook to issues, sources, and historical documents / Kalu Ogbaa

Author(s): Ogbaa, Kalu
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Subjects: Things fall apart
Igbo (African people) in literature
Igbo (African people)
Nigeria--Civilization
Achebe, Chinua Things fall apart
Achebe, Chinua. Things fall apart
Achebe, Chinua--Contemporary Nigeria
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
Series: Greenwood Press "Literature in context" series
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Literary Analysis: Unifying Elements of Things Fall Apart 1
2. Historical Context I: The Scramble for and Partition of Africa 21
3. Historical Context II: The Creation and Colonization of Nigeria 49
4. Cultural Harmony I: Igboland - the World of Man and the World of Spirits 75
5. Cultural Harmony II: Igbo Language and Narrative Customs 103
6. Cultural Harmony III: Traditional Igbo Religion and Material Customs 127
7. Things Fall Apart: The African Novelists' Novel 157
8. Things Fall Apart and the Language Choice Debate 191
Glossary 223
Index 227
Notes: LCCN: 98022902
ISBN: 0313302944 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xx, 231 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 39045166
ISBN/ISSN: 0313302944
1074-598X

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