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Title:Chinua Achebe: tributes and reflections
Editors:Clarke, Nana AyebiaISNI
Currey, JamesISNI
City of publisher:Banbury
Publisher:Ayebia Clarke Publishing Limited
ISBN:095693076X; 9780956930767
Geographic term:Nigeria
literary criticism
in memoriams (form)
About person:Albert Chinualumogu Achebe (1930-2013)ISNI
Abstract:This collective volume contains 49 contributions paying tribute to Chinua Achebe's literary life, anchoring it within his activism and mediatory role as a great spokesman and defender of Africa. Contributions: A tribute: once more for Chinua Achebe! (Nana Ayebia Clarke); Preface (Nana Ayebia Clarke and James Currey); Chinua Achebe (1930-2013): obituary: founding father of African fiction whose novels chronicled Nigeria's troubled history (Lynn Innes); Profile: Chinua Achebe, storyteller of the Savannah (Maya Jaggi); Elegy for a nation (for Chinua Achebe, at seventy) (Wole Soyinka); Chinua Achebe: African American Institute Award (9.22.00) (Toni Morrison); Chinua Achebe (Nadine Gordimer); Chinua Achebe as publisher (James Currey); Remembering Chinua Achebe (Henry Chakava); Chinua Achebe: the spirit lives (Ngugi wa Thiong'o); Far from Ogidi: diary of a belated encounter (Simon Gikandi); 'A' is for Achebe (Margaret Busby); Chinua Achebe (1930-2013): a summing up (F. Abiola Irele); Remembering Chinua (Ama Ata Aidoo); The assault on culture: Achebe on the crisis of identity in Colonial Africa (Emmanuel Akyeampong); 'I haven't seen you in 400 years!': Chinua Achebe and African American writing (Anne V. Adams); Chinua Achebe at 82: we remember differently (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie); Chinua Achebe: a writer and a half and more (Akin Adesokan); Reflections on Chinua Achebe: a priceless encounter with a gentle voice (Zaynab Alkali); 'Odupon kesee atutu.': (a great tree has fallen. Asante-twi) (Kwame Anthony Appiah); Chinua Achebe: a dissenting opinion (Ibrahim Bello-Kano); From Achebe to Adichie (Carole Boyce Davies); A poet daughter's farewell: still morning yet (Abena P.A. Busia); Chinua Achebe and the matrix of womanhood (Helen Chukwuma); The casualties (John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo); Chinua Achebe: some reflections (Anani Dzidzienyo); In memoriam: morning, March 22, 2103, Charleston, South Carolina (Maureen Ngozi Eke); Chinua Achebe: the passing of a comet (Ernest N. Emenyonu); Ugo chara acha adighi echu echu: the path to Achebe's undying legacy (Toyin Falola); A wake for the storyteller (for Chinua Achebe) (Harry Oludare Garuba); An interview with Chinua Achebe (Helon Habila); Chinua Achebe: his wondrous passages (Biodun Jeyifo); Memories of Chinua Achebe (G. Douglas Killam); Achebe in Texas (Bernth Lindfors); 'Things fall apart' revisited: the poetry and the prose (Ali A. Mazrui); Celebrating Achebe's 'Utu' and creative genius in oracy, orature and literature (Micere Githae Mugo); Reading Chinua Achebe: footholds in the flood of history (Njabulo S. Ndebele); Chinua Achebe: a legend and a master storyteller (Okey Ndibe); The Achebe thread (Alastair Niven); For Chinua Achebe (Odia Ofeimun); What Chinua Achebe never heard from me (Kole Omotoso); The discombobulation of a rookie patriot: a stage adaptation of Chinua Achebe's 'A man of the people' (Femi Osofisan); Chinua Achebe: death, where are thy claws? (Niyi Osundare); A tribute to Chinua Achebe: the father of modern African literature (Eustace Palmer); Chinua Achebe and the literary compass (Ato Quayson); An entire star has left us: Chinua Achebe, 'in memoriam' (Tijan M. Sallah); Chinua Achebe's legacy (Veronique Tadjo); In memory of Chinua Achebe (Patrick Wilmot); How to write about Africa (Binyavanga Wainaina). [ASC Leiden abstract]