Ideas Standing for Africa: The Ideas of Chinua Achebe

Ideas Standing for Africa: The Ideas of Chinua Achebe

In 1958, the Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe published one of the first African novels to become an international bestseller in English. His work tells the story of the colonial experience from the perspective of the colonized. He discusses his ideas with CBC producer Sheyfali Saujani.

  • 2000
  • 00:54:30
  • 15-17
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Achebe, Chinua -- Interviews [LCSH] Authors, Nigerian -- Interviews [LCSH] Imperialism in literature [LCSH] Colonies in literature [LCSH] Nigeria -- History [LCSH] Arts -- Study and teaching [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] World history [LCSH]
Chinua Achebe (Subject), Paul Kennedy (Host), Sheyfali Saujani (Journalist), Richard Handler (Producer)
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