7 edition of When things fall apart found in the catalog.
by World Bank in Washington, DC
Includes bibliographical references and index
|Statement||edited by Nora Dudwick, Elizabeth Gomart, and Alexandre Marc, with Kathleen Kuehnast ; foreword by Ravi Kanbur|
|Contributions||Dudwick, Nora, Gomart, Elizabeth, 1967-, Marc, Alexandre, 1956-|
|LC Classifications||HC340.P6 W46 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 445 p. :|
|Number of Pages||445|
|LC Control Number||2002024162|
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One of Chinua Achebe's many achievements in his acclaimed first novel, Things Fall Apart, is his relentlessly unsentimental rendering of Nigerian tribal life before and after the coming of published injust two years before Nigeria declared independence from Great Britain, the book eschews the obvious temptation of depicting pre-colonial life as a kind Cited by: 2.
Things Fall Apart is the first of three novels in Chinua Achebe's critically acclaimed African Trilogy. It is a classic narrative about Africa's cataclysmic encounter with Europe as it establishes a colonial presence on the continent.
Told through the fictional experiences of Okonkwo, a wealthy and fearless Igbo warrior of Umuofia in the late Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. Things Fall Apart is a novel by Chinua Achebe that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.
What Does the Ending Mean. See a complete list of the characters in Things Fall Apart and in-depth analyses of Okonkwo, Nwoye, Ezinma, Mr. Brown, Ikemefuna, and Unoka. A simple story of a "strong man" whose life is dominated by fear and anger, Things Fall Apart is written with remarkable economy and subtle irony.
Uniquely and richly African, at the same time it reveals Achebe's keen awareness of the human qualities common to men of all times and places. Book Depository. Better World Books/5(K). Things Fall Apart may well be Africa’s best-loved novel.
It is read widely in Nigeria, where it was written, and in the rest of Africa, where it is a staple in secondary-school English classes and at the university; but it is read and studied widely, too, in Europe and North America; and in India or Australia if an educated person could name.