Chinua Achebe Essay

Chinua Achebe Essay

Chinua Achebe

В В В В В  ChinuaВ AchebeВ wroteВ hisВ firstВ novelВ ThingsВ FallВ ApartВ isВ theВ mostВ widelyВ readВ bookВ inВ modernВ AfricanВ literature. В ThingsВ FallВ ApartВ wasВ publishedВ inВ 1958В thatВ soonВ becomesВ aВ classicВ ofВ worldВ literatureВ andВ requiredВ readingВ forВ students, В sellingВ moreВ thanВ 10В millionВ copiesВ inВ 45В languages. В ThisВ novelВ isВ setВ inВ preВ­colonialВ NigeriaВ inВ theВ lateВ 1800sВ throughВ theВ earlyВ 1900sВ highlightingВ theВ fightВ betweenВ colonialismВ andВ theВ tragicВ fallВ ofВ theВ protagonist, В Okonkwo, В andВ theВ IgboВ cultureВ (NotesВ onВ ThingsВ FallВ Apart, В ChinuaВ Achebe, В andВ Nigeria). В ChinuaВ AchebeВ hasВ receivedВ manyВ awardsВ suchВ asВ theВ St. LouisВ LiteraryВ AwardВ inВ 1999, В PeaceВ PrizeВ ofВ theВ GermanВ BookВ TradeВ inВ 2002, В andВ theВ ManВ BookerВ InternationalВ PrizeВ inВ 2007В (" ChinuaВ AchebeВ AwardsВ andВ Honors”). В ChinuaВ AchebeВ wasВ bornВ inВ NigeriaВ inВ 1930В andВ isВ aВ famousВ NigerianВ novelistВ thatВ wasВ soonВ calledВ theВ " patriarchВ ofВ theВ AfricanВ novel. ” ChinuaВ Achebe, В theВ sonВ ofВ IsaiahВ OkaforВ Achebe, В aВ teacherВ inВ aВ missionaryВ school, В andВ JanetВ Ileogbunam. В HisВ parents, В thoughВ theyВ installedВ inВ himВ manyВ ofВ theВ valuesВ ofВ theirВ traditionalВ IgboВ culture…...

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