16.08.2019
 Chinua Achebe Essay
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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, В wereВ devoutВ evangelicalВ ProtestantsВ andВ christenedВ himВ AlbertВ afterВ PrinceВ Albert, В husbandВ ofВ QueenВ Victoria. В InВ 1944В AchebeВ attendedВ GovernmentВ CollegeВ inВ Umuahia. В LikeВ otherВ majorВ NigerianВ writersВ includingВ WoleВ Soyinka, В ElechiВ Amadi, В JohnВ Okigbo, В JohnВ PepperВ Clark, В andВ ColeВ Omotso, В heВ wasВ alsoВ educatedВ atВ theВ UniversityВ CollegeВ ofВ Ibadan, В whereВ heВ studiedВ English, В historyВ andВ theologyВ (" ChinuaВ Achebe”). В

ChinuaВ AchebeВ andВ ChristopherВ Okigbo, В aВ renownedВ poet, В coВ­foundedВ aВ publishingВ company, В theВ CitadelВ Press, В whichВ theyВ intendedВ toВ runВ asВ anВ outletВ forВ aВ newВ kindВ ofВ AfricanВ­oriВ­entedВ children'sВ books. В TwoВ yearsВ later, В AchebeВ touredВ theВ UnitedВ StatesВ givingВ lecturesВ atВ variousВ universities. В AchebeВ becameВ aВ researchВ fellowВ andВ laterВ aВ professorВ ofВ EnglishВ atВ theВ UniversityВ ofВ Nigeria. В DuringВ thisВ time, В heВ alsoВ servedВ asВ directorВ ofВ twoВ NigerianВ publishingВ...