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Achebe's Things Fall Apart: An agent of Change

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While many of Achebe's contemporaries in Africa were becoming philosophical and ”accommodative” of colonialism, even mimicking the western structures of writing, Achebe judiciously and categorically rejected colonialism ...
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Dr Livingstone had an all-but state funeral, yet now he makes us uneasy - The Guardian

Dr Livingstone had an all-but state funeral, yet now he makes us uneasy - The Guardian | Colonialism Articles | Scoop.it
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Dr Livingstone had an all-but state funeral, yet now he makes us uneasy
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The reason, I think, is an uncertainty about how ex-colonisers in a post-colonial age are meant to feel about him.
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The Demise of the Eagle On the Iroko - Chinua Achebe (II) - AllAfrica.com

The Demise of the Eagle On the Iroko - Chinua Achebe (II) - AllAfrica.com | Colonialism Articles | Scoop.it
The Demise of the Eagle On the Iroko - Chinua Achebe (II) AllAfrica.com Chinua Achebe, as he later preferred to be called and is known, was born into an emerging world of cultural syncretisn--an age in which colonialism was taking its firm root and...
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Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 139, Chinua Achebe

Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 139, Chinua Achebe | Colonialism Articles | Scoop.it
The Paris Review is a literary magazine featuring original writing, art, and in-depth interviews with famous writers.
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An in-depth interview with Chinua Achebe.

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Achebe's best legacy lies in helping African writers tell their own stories - Africa Review

Achebe's best legacy lies in helping African writers tell their own stories - Africa Review | Colonialism Articles | Scoop.it
Africa Review Achebe's best legacy lies in helping African writers tell their own stories Africa Review His novel, Things Fall Apart, which has been translated into more than fifty languages, is a portrait of a man who commits suicide because he...
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Achebe Took Literature About Africans Global - Vanguard

Achebe Took Literature About Africans Global - Vanguard | Colonialism Articles | Scoop.it
In that period of creative ferment, Achebe not only wrote these three great explorations — which run from the beginning of European colonization through to independence (along with the postindependence novel A Man of the ...
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Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart: A Timeless Piece - P.M. News

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Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart: A Timeless Piece
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It was this book Achebe wrote which the critics and the public agreed was one of the finest since the founding of their literary world in pre and post-colonial Africa.
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