things fall apart

Book Title : Things Fall Apart
Author : Chinua Achebe
Publisher : Heinemann
Release Date : 1996
Pages : 148
ISBN : 0435905252
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This expanded edition of Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in an Igbo village. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought by the British conquest of Nigeria. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's character as well as external forces contribute to his downfall. This expanded edition includes new illustrations, maps, additional essays on history, culture,and literature, and reference material to help readers see Achebe's classic novel in social and historical context, and to understand its place in world literature.

Book Title : Chinua Achebe s Things Fall Apart
Author : Isidore Okpewho
Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
Release Date : 2003
Pages : 275
ISBN : 9780195147636
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Presents critical essays on "Things fall apart" from a variety of perspectives, including ethnographic, pedagogical, and ideological ones.

Book Title : Chinua Achebe Things fall apart
Author : Kate Turkington
Publisher : Hodder Arnold
Release Date : 1977
Pages : 62
ISBN : STANFORD:36105039092023
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Chinua Achebe s Things Fall Apart
Author : Harold Bloom
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Release Date : 2009
Pages : 221
ISBN : 9781604135817
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Critical essays discuss the language, symbolism, characters, and themes of the classic novel about British colonialism in Nigeria.

Book Title : Things Fall Apart
Author : Chinua Achebe
Publisher : Penguin
Release Date : 2010-10-06
Pages : 224
ISBN : 9780307743855
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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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 1800s, Things Fall Apart explores one man's futile resistance to the devaluing of his Igbo traditions by British political andreligious forces and his despair as his community capitulates to the powerful new order. With more than 20 million copies sold and translated into fifty-seven languages, Things Fall Apart provides one of the most illuminating and permanent monuments to African experience. Achebe does not only capture life in a pre-colonial African village, he conveys the tragedy of the loss of that world while broadening our understanding of our contemporary realities.

Book Title : Things Fall Apart MAXNotes Literature Guides
Author : Sara Talis O'Brien
Publisher : Research & Education Assoc.
Release Date : 2015-04-24
Pages : 198
ISBN : 0738672890
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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REA's MAXnotes for Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

Book Title : Understanding Things Fall Apart A Student Casebook to Issues Sources and Historical Documents
Author : Kalu Ogbaa
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release Date : 1999-01-30
Pages : 256
ISBN : 9781573566674
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Things Fall Apart is the most widely read and influential African novel. Published in 1958, it has sold more than eight million copies and been translated into fifty languages. African culture is not familiar to most American readers however, and this casebook provides a wealth of commentary and original materials that place the novel in its historical, social, and cultural contexts. Ogbaa, an Igbo scholar, has selected a wide variety of historical and firsthand accounts of Igbo history and cultural heritage. These accounts illuminate the historical context and issues relating to the colonization of Africa by European powers, in particular Britain's colonization of Nigeria. Fascinating materials bring to light the novel's cultural context—folkways, language and narrative customs, and traditional Igbo religion. Among the documents included are a slave narrative, interviews, journal and magazine articles, and historical essays. Each chapter is followed by questions for class discussion and ideas for student paper topics. A selection of maps and photos of Igbo culture complement the text. Following a literary analysis, historical documents trace the European powers' partition of Africa and the creation and colonization of Nigeria, home of the Igbo people. Several chapters on Igbo cultural harmony feature materials that explain the Igbo view of the world of humans and the world of the spirits, Igbo language, and traditional Igbo religion and material customs. Selections on the African novelists' novel place Things Fall Apart in the context of African literature and emphasize the difference between African and Western elements of fiction. A concluding chapter examines the debate on writing African novels in ex-colonizers' languages. This casebook will greatly enhance the reader's appreciation of the novel and understanding of Igbo history, society, culture, and civilization.

Book Title : Things Fall Apart
Author :
Publisher : Cliffs Notes
Release Date : 1995-12
Pages : 86
ISBN : 0822012766
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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-- Offers a traditional CliffNotes "TM" treatment of a literary novel, with updated and new content. -- Includes Life and Background of the Author, Introduction to the Novel, A Brief Synopsis, List of Characters, Critical Commentaries, Glossaries, Character Analyses, and Critical Essays. -- Enhanced by collaboration with Webster's New World "TM" College Dictionary, which provides authoritative glossary definitions. -- Provides a Character Map, a one-page spread that graphically illustrates the relationships between characters. -- Supplemented by CliffNotes "TM" Review, which reinforces learning with fun and practical activities, and CliffNotes "TM" Resource Center, which provides the reader with additional resources for further study. -- Contains reader-friendly icons for theme, literary device, style & language, and character insight. -- Includes a comprehensive Index.

Book Title : World Air Transport Statistics
Author :
Publisher :
Release Date : 1975
Pages :
ISBN : UOM:39076005169227
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : When Things Fall Apart
Author : Pema Chodron
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
Release Date : 2005-01-11
Pages : 185
ISBN : 9781590302262
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Drawn from traditional Buddhist wisdom, Pema Chodrons radical and compassionate advice for what to do when things fall apart in our lives goes against the grain of our usual habits and ex pectations.--from back cover.