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Chinua Achebe: Teacher of Light - Sallah, Tijan M, and Okonjo-Iweala, Ngozi
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Chinua Achebe is one of the world's leading novelists, a writer who, according to Nadine Gordimer, "makes you laugh and then catches your breath in horror." Growing up in the cultural crossroads of colonial Nigeria, he lived and mediated in a world in which people moved between allegiance to traditional Igbo beliefs and values and those introduced by the British, particularly Anglican Christianity under the Church Missionary Society (CMS).His urge to write developed as an answer to European caricatures of African characters ...

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Chinua Achebe: Teacher of Light 2004, Africa Research and Publications

ISBN-13: 9781592210329

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