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ENG223 Nigerian Writers Then and Now:

Subject: ENG
Course Number: 223
Credits: 2 Credits
Available Online: No
The focus of this class is Chinua Achebe, a Nigerian writer, known as the father of modern African literature and his 1958 novel Things Fall Apart. Which depicts the dramatic clash of cultures that occurred when the European colonialists and missionaries came to �civilize� the Igbo people in the late 19th century. In particular, the novel focuses on the rise and tragic downfall of its male hero Okwonko. This will be compared to The contemporary female Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
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