Reading Chinua Achebe: Language & Ideology in Fiction

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J. Currey, Jan 1, 1991 - Literary Collections - 165 pages
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Simon Gikandi has set out to reveal '...the very nature of (Achebe's) creativity, its prodigious complexity and richness...its paradoxes and ambiguities. This is scholarship of real stature and supersedes all other studies of Achebe's writing. It comes at a good time. Achebe's literary reputation is equal to that of any living author and a substantial critical canon has been established. - G.D. Killam, Professor of English, University of Guelph Kenya: EAEP

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Simon Gikandi is the Robert Schirmer Professor of English at Princeton University. His many books include "Writing in Limbo" and "Maps of Englishness.

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