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Hopes and impediments : selected essays / Chinua Achebe.

Author/Creator:
Achebe, Chinua.
Edition:
1st Anchor Books ed.
Publication:
New York : Doubleday, 1990, c1988.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 186 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Nigeria -- Civilization.
Civilization
Nigeria
Contents:
An image of Africa : racism in Conrad's Heart of darkness
Impediments to dialogue between north and south
Named for Victoria, Queen of England
The novelist as teacher
The writer and his community
The Igbo world and its art
Colonialist criticism
Thoughts on the African novel
Work and play in Tutuola's The palm-wine drinkard
Don't let him die : a tribute to Christopher Okigbo
Kofi Awoonor as a novelist
Language and the destiny of man
The truth of fiction
What has literature got to do with it?
Postscript : James Baldwin (1924-1987).
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-181) and index.
10/31/90 MY #
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
1990
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Achebe, Chinua. Hopes and impediments.
ISBN:
038541479X :
9780385414791
OCLC:
22610665
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