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Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart: Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations. Blooms Literary Criticism, Library Binding, 221 pages.
Things Fall Apart, set in Nigeria about a century ago, is widely regarded as Chinua Achebe's masterpiece. Considered one of the most broadly read African novels, Achebe's work responded to the two-dimensional caricatures of Africans that often dominated Western literature. This invaluable new edition of the study guide contains a selection of the finest contemporary criticism of this classic novel.
Contents: Introduction by Harold Bloom; The Portrayal of Igbo Culture In Zulu; The Plight Of A Hero In Achebe's Things Fall Apart; Undignified Details: The Colonial Subject Of Law; Silence, Violence, and Speech in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart; Global Sense and Local Meaning In Things Fall Apart; Making Use Of The Past In Things Fall Apart; The Depiction Of Masculinity In Classic Nigerian Literature; Problematizing Polygyny In The Historical Novels Of Chinua Achebe; Narrative Complexity In Things Fall Apart; Chronology, Bibliography, Index
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