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Chinua Achebe | Chinua Achebe

samuel-bright's picture
Jun.07.2012
As the first novel written in standard Nigerian English, Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe explores in totality literary nativism in African literature. Nativism as a philosophy assumes that the mind needs no sources external to its culture in the production of ideas. As such, cultural nativism as...
helen-mallon's picture
Dec.29.2009
 A QUAKER CHILD CONSIDERS RACISM IN AMERICA  Imagine trying to convince a fish, happily finning around in its native element: "You're wet!" This image, for me, sums up the elemental condition of many white people regarding racism in the United States. And yes, this has to do with my...