Emerging Perspectives on Chinua Achebe, Volume 2

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Ernest Emenyo̲nu, Iniobong I. Uko
Africa World Press, 2004 - 488 pages
Chinua Achebe's influence on contemporary African literature is as much in evidence in his art of the novel as his theory of African literature and literary criticism. ISINKA (Igbo term for artistic purpose') establishes Achebe's legacy as a literary theorist and critic. In these essays scholars from around the globe assess and establish how much Achebe's extra-fictional ideas about African literature and literature in general are justified in his own creative works.'
 

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Contents

Chapter
3
Chapter 2
33
Chapterj
49
Chapter 4
57
Chapters
71
Chapter 6
81
The Example of Chinua Achebes Fiction
99
Chapter 8
115
Chapter 18
267
Chapter 19
281
Chapter 20
313
Chapter 22
331
Chapter 24
347
Chapter 25
365
Chapter 26
375
Chapter 27
385

Chapter 9
137
Chapter
151
Chapter 12
187
Ambiguity
209
Chapter 14
225
Isaac B Lar
237
Chapter 28
395
Chapter 29
409
Chapter
423
Epilogue
433
Notes on Contributors
450
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Ernest N. Emenyonu is Chair of the Department of Africana Studies at University of Michigan, Flint. He served as Deputy Vice Chancellor at University of Calabar, Nigeria, and also as provost of Alvan Ikoku College of Education in Owerri, Nigeria. He is the author of several works of criticism on African literature as well as fiction including a collection of short stories and four childrens books.

Iniobong Uko teaches African, African American and Caribbean Literatures in the Department of Africana Studies, University of Michigan-Flint, where she is a Visiting Assistant Professor, on sabbatical from her home University, the University of Uyo in Nigeria. She specializes on African and Diaspora Women's writings. Her articles have appeared in leading literary journals in Africa and the United States. She has recently completed a seminal book, Gender and Identity in the Works of Osonye Tess Onwueme.

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