Chinua Achebe (1930-2013)

Week of April 1, 2013

In the News: Chinua Achebe and African Literature

Award-winning Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has died at the age of 82. His works include Things Fall Apart (1958), No Longer at Ease (1960), Beware, Soul Brother: Poems (1972), and the children’s book, Chike and the River. At the time of his death, Achebe was the David and Marianna Fisher University Professor and a Professor of Africana Studies at Brown University.

   

Achebe’s Things Fall Apart
By Ode Ogede. Continuum, 2007
Call Number: PR3987.9 .A3 T5366 2007

African Literature as Political Philosophy
By M.S.C. Okolo. Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
Call Number: PR9340.5 .O56 2007

Anthills of the Savannah
By Chinua Achebe. Anchor Press, 1988
Call Number: PR3987.9 .A3 A83 1988

Arrow of God
By Chinua Achebe. Anchor Books, 1974
Call Number: PR9387.9 .A3 A88 1989

Beware, Soul Brother: Poems
By Chinua Achebe. Heinemann Educational, 1972
Call Number: PR3987.9 .A3 B4 1972

Chike and the River
By Chinua Achebe. Cambridge University Press, 1966
Call Number:  PR9387.9 .A3 C54 1966

The Chinua Achebe Encyclopedia
Edited by M. Keith Booker. Greenwood Press, 2003
Call Number: PR9387.9 .A3 Z459 2003 (Boca Raton Reference – Non-circulating)

Chinua Achebe, Teacher of Light: A Biography
By Tijan M. Sallah and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Africa World Press, 2003
Call Number: PR9387.9 .A3 Z873 2003

Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart
Edited by Harold Bloom. Bloom’s Literary Criticism, 2010
Call Number: Available online via EBSCOhost

Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart
By David Whittaker and Mpalive-Hangson Msiska. Routledge, 2007
Call Number: PR3987.9 .A3 T538 2007

Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart: A Casebook
Edited by Isidore Okpewho. Oxford University Press, 2003
Call Number: PR3987.9 .A3 T52397 2003

Collected Poems
By Chinua Achebe. Anchor Books, 2004
Call Number: PR3987.9 .A3 A17 2004

Colonial and Postcolonial Discourse in the Novels of Yŏm Sang-sŏp, Chinua Achebe, and Salman Rushdie
By Soonsik Kim. P. Lang, 2004
Call Number: PN871 .K56 2004

The Education of a British-Protected Child: Essays
By Chinua Achebe. Knopf, 2009
Call Number: PR3987.9 .A3 Z46 2009

The Fiction of Chinua Achebe
By Jago Morrison. Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
Call Number: PR9387.9 .A3 Z827 2007

Girls at War and Other Stories
By Chinua Achebe. Anchor Books, 1991
Call Number: PR3987.9 .A3 G57 1991

Hopes and Impediments: Selected Essays
By Chinua Achebe. Doubleday, 1988
Call Number: PR3987.9 .A3 H6 1989

A Man of the People
By Chinua Achebe. Anchor Books, 1989
Call Number: PR3987.9 .A3 M3 1989

The Master Artist: Critical Perspectives on Achebe’s Fiction
Edited by Ernest N. Emenyonu. Africa World Press, 2004
Call Number: Available online via ebrary

No Longer at Ease
By Chinua Achebe. Anchor Books, 1994
Call Number: PR3987.9 .A3 N6 1994 (At Jupiter)

Shaken Wisdom: Irony and Meaning in Postcolonial African Fiction
By Gloria Nne Onyeoziri. University of Virginia Press, 2011
Call Number: PQ3989.2 .K58 Z79 2011

There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra
By Chinua Achebe. Penguin Press, 2012
Call Number: PR3987.9 .A3 Z46 2012

Things Fall Apart
By Chinua Achebe. Anchor Books, 1994
Call Number: PR3987.9 .A3 T5 1994

The Trouble with Nigeria
By Chinua Achebe. Heinemann Educational Books, 1984
Call Number: DT515.8 .A67

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