Terri Ochiagha's Achebe and Friends at Umuahia: The Making of a Literary PDF

By Terri Ochiagha

ISBN-10: 1847011098

ISBN-13: 9781847011091

ISBN-10: 1847011268

ISBN-13: 9781847011268

this is often the 1st in-depth scholarly examine of the literary awakening of the younger intellectuals who grew to become often called Nigeria's "first-generation" writers within the post-colonial interval. Terri Ochiagha's examine makes a speciality of Chinua Achebe, Elechi Amadi, Chike Momah, Christopher Okigbo and Chukwuemeka Ike, and in addition discusses the studies of Gabriel Okara, Ken Saro-Wiwa and I.C. Aniebo, within the contextof their schooling within the Thirties, Nineteen Forties and Fifties at executive collage, Umuahia. the writer presents clean views on Postcolonial and international literary approaches, colonial schooling in British Africa, literary representations of colonialism and Chinua Achebe's seminal place in African literature. She demonstrates how all of the writers used this very specific schooling to form their ownvisions of the realm during which they operated and examines the consequences that this had for African literature as a whole.

Supplementary fabric is on the market on-line of a few of the originalsources. See: http://boybrew.co/9781847011091_2

Terri Ochiagha holds one of many prestigious British Academy Newton overseas Fellowships (2014-16) hosted via the varsity of English, college of Sussex. She was once formerly a Senior affiliate Member of St Antony's university, college of Oxford.

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