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Achebe, Head, Marechera

on power and change in Africa

by Annie Gagiano

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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Achebe, Chinua -- Political and social views.,
    • Head, Bessie, 1937- -- Political and social views.,
    • Marechera, Dambudzo -- Political and social views.,
    • African literature (English) -- History and criticism.,
    • Politics and literature -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Power (Social sciences) -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Literature and society -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Social change -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Power (Social sciences) in literature.,
    • Social change in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnnie Gagiano.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9340.5 .G34 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 307 p. ;
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL51181M
      ISBN 100894108875
      LC Control Number99056357

      In short stories by three postcolonial African authors depicting war-affected children – Zimbabwean Dambudzo Marechera’s “The Camp” (, written in ), Nigerian Ben Okri’s “Laughter beneath the Bridge” () and Ethiopian Maaza Mengiste’s “A Good Soldier” () – the child protagonists are displaced and exist in precarious spaces of unbelonging. Achebe, Head, Marechera: On Power and Change in Africa. Boulder [u.a.: Lynne Rienner, Print. Okpewho, Isidore. Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart: A Casebook. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Print. (Sample Book Review Paper on the Gender Reflection of Things Fall Apart).

        If Dambudzo Marechera had not existed, Zimbabwe would have invented him. Despite his demise, a on Aug. 18, , the mythology that surrounds Marechera is . Achebe, Head, Marechera: on power and change in Africa / by: Gagiano, Annie H., Published: () The Writing of East and Central Africa / Published: () Morning yet on creation day: essays / by: Achebe, Chinua.

      Chinua Achebe has joined with C.L. Innes, co-editor of Okike, to select stories of excellence from the writings of the last twenty-five many of the established names such as Sembene Ousmane, Ngugi, and Bessie Head are to be found, the collection is refreshing for the inclusion of work by the wide range of writers who have made the emerging field of African fiction something to follow.5/5(1). SUBJECT OF BOOKS. Cecil Anthony Abrahams (editor). The Tragic Life: Bessie Head and Literature in South Africa. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press. Coreen Brown. The Creative Vision of Bessie Head. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. Achebe, Head, Marechera: On Power and Change in Africa. Lynne Rienner Publishers. pp.


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Achebe, Head, Marechera by Annie Gagiano Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book not available in Zimbabwe. Synopsis Concentrating on issues of power and change, Annie Gagiano's close reading of literary texts by Chinua Achebe, Bessie Head and Dambudzo Marechera teases out each author's view of how colonialism affected Africa, the contribution of Africans to their own malaise, and above all, the creative, pragmatic.

Concentrating on issues of power and change, Annie Gagiano's close reading of literary texts by Chinua Achebe, Bessie Head, and Dambudzo Marechera teases out each author's view of how colonialism affected Africa, the contribution of Africans to their own malaise, and above all, the creative, progressive, pragmatic role of many Africans during the colonial and postcolonial periods.

TABLE OF CONTENTS --Chinua Achebe --Things fall apart and No longer at ease --Arrow of God --A man of the people and Anthills of the savannah --Bessie Head --The cardinals --When rain clouds gather --Maru --A question of power --A bewitched crossroad: an African saga --Dambudzo Marechera --The house of hunger --The black insider --Black.

Collins Booksellers has Achebe, Head, Marechera by Annie Gagiano. Buy Achebe, Head, Marechera online from Collins Booksellers. Australian Bookshop. Achebe, Head, Marechera: On Power and Change in Africa. Annie Gagiano. Concentrating on issues of power and change, Annie Gagiano's close reading of literary texts by Chinua Achebe, Bessie Head, and Dambudzo Marechera teases out each author's view of how colonialism affected Achebe, the contribution of Africans to their own malaise, and above.

This was Marechera's first book. It was published in and contained an page novella comprising half the collection, eight shorter stories and a brief comic poem.

The pieces described what it was like to live in the House of Hunger: the state of "soul-hunger" and gut-rot the title story's narrator saw all around him in his homeland and in Reviews: For further reading: Marechera and the Colonel: A Zimbabwean Writer and the Claims of the State by David Caute (); No Room for Cowardice: a View of the Life and Times of Dambudzo Marechera by David Pattison (); Achebe, Head, Marechera: on power and change in Africa by Annie Gagiano (); Emerging Perspectives on Dambudzo Marechera by.

In the book won the prestigious Guardian First Book Award. Marechera was the first, and to this day, the only African to have won the prize. * * * * Marechera’s enormous contribution to African literature is often underrated for so many reasons, one being the sheer impenetrability of his prose style.

He is nothing like any African writer. Dambudzo Marechera (born Charles William Dambudzo Marechera, 4 June – 18 August ) was a Zimbabwean novelist and poet. His short career produced a book of stories, two novels (one published posthumously), a book of plays, prose, and poetry, and a.

In the article the worldview of the Igbo people is analyzed. The most influential Nigerian writer Ch. Achebe belonged to Igbo ethnic group. Thus the author’s native culture became the source of creating images in his texts.

Achebe was an intellectual powerhouse who authored over 20 books and received more than 30 honorary degrees from around the globe, not to mention the numerous literary prizes he bagged.

The head of a nucleus family of high achievers, it is a family joke among them that although the author was the most famous of them, he was the one with the.

Achebe has also written short stories and children's books, and Beware Soul Brother, a book of his poetry, won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize in Achebe has been at the Universities of Nigeria, Massachusetts and Connecticut, and among the many honours he has received are the award of a Fellowship of the Modern Language Association of America Price: $   Penguin Books is delighted to announce that the first six titles in the new Penguin African Writers Series are now available at bookstores across the country.

Literary titan Chinua Achebe is the Penguin AWS’s Editorial Adviser – and the great writer’s book of short stories, Girls at War and Other Stories, comprises part of the initial list. We’re immensely proud to present six must.

Books. A Roof to Repair. Anonymous. A Tragedy of Lives. Women in Prison in Zimbabwe. Chiedza Musengezi & Irene Staunton. Achebe, Head, Marechera. On Power and Change in Africa.

Annie Gagiano. Ahnenträume. Chenjerai Hove. Alvord Mabena. The Man and his Roots. Pathisa Nyathi. Behind the Smokescreen. The Politics of Zimbabwe's General. One of Africa’s literary giants Albert Chinualumogu Achebe passed away in aged 82 but his works continue to make headlines. Achebe’s first novel Things Fall Apart () which is widely considered his magnum opus, and is the most widely read book in modern African literature has been named as one of the 12 greatest books ever written.

Achebe’s adaptations of Igbo oral art are intrinsic to his writing’s political engagement because they assert the integrity and authority of the African voice in a global order defined by colonialism. This book reveals how his work has helped to restructure a global vision of Africa.

Consumer Books. The author and publisher gratefully acknowledge permission from Aigboje Higo and Heinemann Educational Books, Ltd., to reproduce the Glossary on pageBook design by Susan Yuran Library of Congress Cataloging-in -Publication Data Achebe, Chinua.

Things fall apart / by Chinua Achebe. - Ist Anchor Books ed. Achebe, Head, Marechera: On Power and Change in Africa.

London: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Queer Inclinations and Representations: Dambudzo Marechera and Zimbabwean Literature'. Things Fall Apart. by Chinua Achebe is a constant on the must-read book lists.

It is a seminal piece of work, and has had staying power because. It’s the first time that any author demonstrated how European colonization impacted the natives.

Achebe wrote the book from the perspective of someone from the country that was colonized. Things Fall Apart is the debut novel by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, first published in Its story chronicles pre-colonial life in the southeastern part of Nigeria and the arrival of Europeans during the late 19th is seen as the archetypal modern African novel in English, and one of the first to receive global critical acclaim.

It is a staple book in schools throughout Africa. *Please* do not add to this list unless you are *sure* that the book is part of the Heinemann/Longman/Pearson African Writers Series.

The African Writers Series is a series of books by African writers that has been published by Heinemann and Longman (now Pearson) since GET BOOK. Description: Concentrating on issues of power and change, this analysis of texts by Chinua Achbe, Bessie Head and Dambudzi Marechera teases out each author's view of how colonialism affected Africa, the contributions of Africans to their malaise, and how many reacted in creative, progressive, pragmatic ways.Achebe, Head, Marechera: On Power and Change in Africa.

L. Rienner, Gakwandi, Shatto Arthur. The Novel and Contemporary Experience in Africa. New York: African Publishing Co., The book focuses on challenges to colonial and neo-colonial oppression, with a special emphasis on African feminism and the work of women writers.