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Chinua Achebe

Jago Morrison


Chinua Achebe has long been regarded as Africa's foremost writer. In this major new study, Jago Morrison offers a comprehensive reassessment of his work as an author, broadcaster, editor and political thinker. With new, historically contextualised readings of all of his major works, this is the first study to view Achebe's oeuvre in its entirety, from Things Fall Apart and the early novels, through the revolutionary Ahiara Declaration – previously attributed to Emeka Ojukwu – to the revealing final works The Education of a British Educated Child and There Was a Country. Contesting previous i ... More

Keywords: Achebe, Chinua, Nigeria, English Language Literature, Things Fall Apart, No Longer at Ease, Arrow of God, A Man of the People, Anthills of the Savannah

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780719084362
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719084362.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jago Morrison, author
Brunel University