Interview With Chinua Achebe

Early life Chinua Achebe was born on November 15, 1930, in Ogidi in Eastern Nigeria. His family belonged to the Igbo tribe, and he was the fifth of …

NEW YORK (AP) – Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian author and political … ‘When will something good ever happen?’” Achebe, who turns 80 next month, said during a recent interview from his home in Providence, Rhode Island. “Fifty …

Mar 22, 2013  · Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian author and towering man of letters whose internationally acclaimed fiction helped to revive African literature and to rewrite …

Renowned author Chinua Achebe’s latest work, "There Was a Country," presents what its subtitle calls "a personal history of Biafra." The book articulates the connection between "the particular tension of war, and the kind of literary …

Chinua Achebe and his family lived in Number 305 before we moved … the lights blinked when I turned it on. I transcribed interviews and edited old writing at the dining table or at my father’s desk in the study, where new television satellite …

In Igbo we call this Omenala and it is transmitted in its entirety in the language. Achebe is easily the greatest novelist of that language and culture and one of his greatest achievements as a writer was in creating an English syntax in his …

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Chinua Achebe (b. Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe 16 [November 1930—d. 21 March 2013]), winner of the 2007 Man Booker International Prize, is considered the most …

Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe, the revered "father of modern African literature … teacher and travelling the region with his mother to preach and teach. In an interview with The Paris Review, he said his reading evolved and he slowly …

In an interview, Nigeria’s premier novelist Chinua Achebe says that corruption is the root of the current fuel-strikes crisis, and that the only way to set Nigeria on a democratic path is for Nigerians to select better leaders, and to punish those …

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Chinua Achebe (b. Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe 16 [November 1930—d. 21 March 2013]), winner of the 2007 Man Booker International Prize, is considered the most …

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“If you don’t like someone’s story,” Chinua Achebe told The Paris Review in 1994 … The following year he gave an interview to Bradford Morrow in Conjunctions magazine. Mr. Morrow asked him about the accident, and Mr. Achebe …

Nigeria’s foremost novelist Chinua Achebe has claimed that Nigerians, especially of the Hausa/Fulani and the Yoruba stocks, do not like his Igbo ethnic group …

NEW YORK — The opening sentence was as simple, declarative and revolutionary as a line out of Hemingway: "Okonkwo was well known throughout the nine villages and even beyond," Chinua Achebe wrote in "Things Fall Apart." Africans, …

Thousands of mourners, including these traditional Igbo chiefs, have been attending the funeral of renowned Nigerian author Chinua Achebe in his home town of Ogidi in Anambra state. The casket carrying Mr Achebe’s remains was carried to …

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In November, 2004, Professor Chinua Achebe turned down his nomination for a national … three flyover bridges built by Governor Willie Obiano. During the radio interview, Ngige repeatedly used expressions like “we will pull down”, “we will …

Mar 22, 2013  · Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, acclaimed in part for his groundbreaking 1958 novel "Things Fall Apart," has died, his British publisher, Penguin Books, said.

It’s been reported by both his agent and his publisher this morning that Chinua Achebe, the prominent Nigerian novelist, poet and essayist, has died at the age of 82, following an illness and hospital stay in Boston. In a statement, Achebe’s …

National Security Adviser Susan Rice fell for a social media hoax on Monday when she posted that renowned Nigerian author Chinua Achebe had died — two years after his actual death. “Despite the promise of the future, today is a …