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Arkansas Times
Arkansas Times Recommends: Yeats, the NBA offseason, Karl Ove Knausgaard, and Mathes coolersyou don’t know Yeats’ lamentation for post-WWI Europe, it’s likely that certain
Arkansas Times Recommends: Yeats, the NBA offseason, Karl Ove Knausgaard, and Mathes coolers
Arkansas Times / Posted 22 minutes ago
you don’t know Yeats’ lamentation for post-WWI Europe, it’s likely that certain lines will ring a bell, since writers from Chinua Achebe to Joan Didion to Judge Robert Bork have been referencing or commandeering bits of “The Second Coming” for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Journalist Kacungira Shares Pain of Not Knowing Mother Tonguego to shopping tea and I love to cook. I am thinking in five years may be ther
Journalist Kacungira Shares Pain of Not Knowing Mother Tongue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
go to shopping tea and I love to cook. I am thinking in five years may be there will be a junior Kacungira... It's like Chinua Achebe said: 'you don't plant this tree, it choses where to grow'. And I think it is like that with things like... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
University of East Africa - an Early Model of South-South Cooperationpolitical support, the University of East Africa was faced with the situation,
University of East Africa - an Early Model of South-South Cooperation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
political support, the University of East Africa was faced with the situation, memorably described by the Nigerian author, Chinua Achebe, in the words of W.B. Yeats, as one where "the centre cannot hold" and, therefore, "things fall apart". By the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Celebrating and Reclaiming Kenya's Top Female AuthorOf the many proverbs that Chinua Achebe used in his fiction, two of them have r
Celebrating and Reclaiming Kenya's Top Female Author
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Of the many proverbs that Chinua Achebe used in his fiction, two of them have recently resonated loudly on Kenya's literary scene: "Wherever something stands, another thing stands beside it" and "The world is like a mask dancing. If you want to see... Read more
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BlackNews.com
In New Book, Black Author Tells A Fictional Story Of What Would Happen If There Was A Second Great Depressioncentury American literature, creative writing, major authors and African Americ
In New Book, Black Author Tells A Fictional Story Of What Would Happen If There Was A Second Great Depression
BlackNews.com / Posted 16 days ago
century American literature, creative writing, major authors and African American literature. He credits Michael Jackson, Chinua Achebe, Billy Wilder, Stanley Kubrick, Langston Hughes, Rod Serling, Marvin Gaye, Maurice White and Chuck D as his... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Slavery Scars A Transatlantic Family Tree In 'Homegoing'was really a turning point in my life, and so she's been a huge influence. And
Slavery Scars A Transatlantic Family Tree In 'Homegoing'
KERA North Texas / Posted 20 days ago
was really a turning point in my life, and so she's been a huge influence. And then later in college I started to read [Chinua] Achebe and James Baldwin and Edward P. Jones and Jhumpa Lahiri — so many authors who have had a lasting impression on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Creatives must foster Africa's new narrativethan us; we can share in them, but we aren’t qualified to be the subjects. Whe
Creatives must foster Africa's new narrative
iol.co.za / Posted 26 days ago
than us; we can share in them, but we aren’t qualified to be the subjects. When I was in school, I read the stories of Chinua Achebe and Ngugi wa Thiong’o and was inspired. I was enthralled to participate in narratives that resonated with my... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ngugi's New Book Embolden Dictatorsthat votes thieves and fools to office or worships comical demagogues as nation
Ngugi's New Book Embolden Dictators
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
that votes thieves and fools to office or worships comical demagogues as national opposition leaders? In the 1980s, Chinua Achebe argued in The Trouble with Nigeria that our problems mainly stem from poor leadership. Old Albert Chinualumogu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Now That Government Is Brokemoney to settle their credit is itself broke. If traders won't sell on credit,
Now That Government Is Broke
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
money to settle their credit is itself broke. If traders won't sell on credit, then our markets would all grind to a halt. Chinua Achebe said proverbs are the palm oil with which words are eaten; credit is the tyre on which the rickshaw Nigerian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ngugi's New Book Will Only Embolden African Dictatorsthat votes thieves and fools to office or worships comical demagogues as nation
Ngugi's New Book Will Only Embolden African Dictators
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
that votes thieves and fools to office or worships comical demagogues as national opposition leaders? In the 1980s, Chinua Achebe argued in The Trouble with Nigeria that our problems mainly stem from poor leadership. Old Albert Chinualumogu... Read more

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