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Chinua Achebe

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Chinua Achebe
Achebe in 2008
BornAlbert Chinualumogu Achebe
16 November 1930(1930-11-16)
Ogidi, Nigerie Pertectorate
Dee'd21 Mairch 2013(2013-03-21) (aged 82)
Boston, Massachusetts, Unitit States
ThriftDavid an Marianna Fisher Varsity Professor an Professor o Africana Studies Brown Varsity (2009–2013) Charles P. Stevenson Professor o Leids an Leeteratur Bard College (1990–2008)
Notable warksThe African Trilogy:
Things Fall Apart,
No Longer at Ease,
Arrow of God;
An aa, A Man of the People, an
Anthills of the Savannah.

Chinua Achebe (born Albert Chinualumogu Achebe; 16 November 1930 – 21 Mairch 2013) wis a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, an creetic.[1] His first novelle Things Fall Apart (1958) is an aa conseedered his magnum opus,[2] an is the maist widely read beuk in modren African leeteratur.[3]


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  1. Ezenwa-Ohaeto, p. 6.
  2. Franklin, Ruth. "After Empire: Chinua Achebe and the Great African Novel". The New Yorker, 26 May 2008. Retrieved 7 December 2010.
  3. Ogbaa, p. xv.