Things Fall Apart

  • Filename: things-fall-apart.
  • ISBN: 0449208109
  • Release Date: 1959
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Chinua Achebe
  • Publisher: Fawcett Books



The contemporary African writer's classic novel depicting the destruction of traditional tribal life by the white man

Things Fall Apart

  • Filename: things-fall-apart.
  • ISBN: 8170232155
  • Release Date: 1958-08-14
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Chinua Achebe
  • Publisher: Allied Publishers



This special STUDENT EDITION, abridged by the author himself, as forcefully presents the principle theme of the novel: national integration and national unity, and the dangers that follow when this unity is threatened.

Things Fall Apart

  • Filename: things-fall-apart.
  • ISBN: 0435905252
  • Release Date: 1996
  • Number of pages: 148
  • Author: Chinua Achebe
  • Publisher: Heinemann



This expanded edition of Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in an Igbo village. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought by the British conquest of Nigeria. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's character as well as external forces contribute to his downfall. This expanded edition includes new illustrations, maps, additional essays on history, culture,and literature, and reference material to help readers see Achebe's classic novel in social and historical context, and to understand its place in world literature.

When Things Fall Apart

  • Filename: when-things-fall-apart.
  • ISBN: 0834821001
  • Release Date: 2000-09-26
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Pema Chodron
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications



The beautiful practicality of her teaching has made Pema Chödrön one of the most beloved of contemporary American spiritual authors among Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. A collection of talks she gave between 1987 and 1994, the book is a treasury of wisdom for going on living when we are overcome by pain and difficulties. Chödrön discusses: Using painful emotions to cultivate wisdom, compassion, and courage Communicating so as to encourage others to open up rather than shut down Practices for reversing habitual patterns Methods for working with chaotic situations Ways for creating effective social action

When Things Fall Apart

  • Filename: when-things-fall-apart.
  • ISBN: 9781590302262
  • Release Date: 2005-01-11
  • Number of pages: 185
  • Author: Pema Chodron
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications



Drawn from traditional Buddhist wisdom, Pema Chodrons radical and compassionate advice for what to do when things fall apart in our lives goes against the grain of our usual habits and ex pectations.--from back cover.

Things Fall Apart

  • Filename: things-fall-apart.
  • ISBN: 9780141393964
  • Release Date: 2013-04-25
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: Chinua Achebe
  • Publisher: Penguin UK



Okonkwo is the greatest warrior alive, famous throughout West Africa. But when he accidentally kills a clansman, things begin to fall apart. Then Okonkwo returns from exile to find missionaries and colonial governors have arrived in the village. With his world thrown radically off-balance he can only hurtle towards tragedy. Chinua Achebe's stark novel reshaped both African and world literature. This arresting parable of a proud but powerless man witnessing the ruin of his people begins Achebe's landmark trilogy of works chronicling the fate of one African community, continued in Arrow of God and No Longer at Ease.

Chinua Achebe s Things Fall Apart

  • Filename: chinua-achebe-s-things-fall-apart.
  • ISBN: 9780195147636
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 275
  • Author: Isidore Okpewho
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand



Presents critical essays on "Things fall apart" from a variety of perspectives, including ethnographic, pedagogical, and ideological ones.

Chinua Achebe s Things Fall Apart

  • Filename: chinua-achebe-s-things-fall-apart.
  • ISBN: 9781604135817
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 221
  • Author: Harold Bloom
  • Publisher: Infobase Publishing



Critical essays discuss the language, symbolism, characters, and themes of the classic novel about British colonialism in Nigeria.

Understanding Things Fall Apart

  • Filename: understanding-things-fall-apart.
  • ISBN: 0313302944
  • Release Date: 1999-01
  • Number of pages: 231
  • Author: Kalu Ogbaa
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group



A wealth of documents and commentary on the historical, social, and cultural contexts of Things Fall Apart.

Colonialism in Chinua Achebe s Things Fall Apart

  • Filename: colonialism-in-chinua-achebe-s-things-fall-apart.
  • ISBN: 0737746513
  • Release Date: 2009-12-04
  • Number of pages: 161
  • Author: Louise Hawker
  • Publisher: Greenhaven



Collects essays regarding the topic of colonialism in Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart," and includes a brief biography of the author and his personal commitment as an African writer.

A Reader s Guide to Chinua Achebe s Things Fall Apart

  • Filename: a-reader-s-guide-to-chinua-achebe-s-things-fall-apart.
  • ISBN: 0766028313
  • Release Date: 2008-01
  • Number of pages: 128
  • Author: George Shea
  • Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Inc.



Provides an analysis and critique of "Things Fall Apart," discussing the plot, narrative style, themes, literary devices, and characters, and offers a brief overview of Achebe's other works.

Chinua Achebe s Things Fall Apart

  • Filename: chinua-achebe-s-things-fall-apart.
  • ISBN: 9781134286478
  • Release Date: 2007-11-08
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: David Whittaker
  • Publisher: Routledge



Offering an insight into African culture that had not been portrayed before, Things Fall Apart is both a tragic and moving story of an individual set in the wider context of the coming of colonialism, as well as a powerful and complex political statement of cross-cultural encounters. This guide to Chinua Achebe’s compelling novel offers: an accessible introduction to the text and contexts of Things Fall Apart a critical history, surveying the many interpretations of the text from publication to the present a selection of critical writing on Things Fall Apart, by Abiola Irele, Abdul JanMohamed, Biodun Jeyifo, Florence Stratton and Ato Quayson, providing a variety of perspectives on the novel and extending the coverage of key critical approaches identified in the survey section cross-references between sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism suggestions for further reading. Part of the Routledge Guides to Literature series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of Things Fall Apart and seeking not only a guide to the novel, but a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds Achebe’s text.

Things Fall Apart

  • Filename: things-fall-apart.
  • ISBN: 0435905252
  • Release Date: 1996
  • Number of pages: 148
  • Author: Chinua Achebe
  • Publisher: Heinemann



This expanded edition of Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in an Igbo village. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought by the British conquest of Nigeria. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's character as well as external forces contribute to his downfall. This expanded edition includes new illustrations, maps, additional essays on history, culture,and literature, and reference material to help readers see Achebe's classic novel in social and historical context, and to understand its place in world literature.

Things Fall Apart MAXNotes Literature Guides

  • Filename: things-fall-apart-maxnotes-literature-guides.
  • ISBN: 0738672890
  • Release Date: 2015-04-24
  • Number of pages: 198
  • Author: Sara Talis O'Brien
  • Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.



REA's MAXnotes for Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

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