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Under The Udala Trees

Author : Chinelo Okparanta
ISBN : 9780544003446
Genre : Fiction
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Inspired by her mother s stories of war and Nigeria s folktale traditions, "Under the Udala Trees "is Chinelo Okparanta sdeeply searching, powerful debut about the dangers of living and loving openly"
Category: Fiction

Literature And Culture In Global Africa

Author : Tanure Ojaide
ISBN : 9781351711180
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Engaging and interrogating the idea of a ‘Global Africa’, this book examines how African literary and cultural productions have changed over the years due to the social and political influences brought about by increased globalisation. Tanure Ojaide takes a variety of European theoretical concepts and applies these to African literature, oral traditions, culture, sexuality, political leadership, environmentalism, and advocacy, demonstrating the universality of the African experience. Challenging African literary artists and scholars to think creatively about the future of the culture and literature, this new collection of literary and cultural criticism from scholar-writer Tanure Ojaide is an essential read for students and scholars of African literature and culture.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Unripe Fruit

Author : Obumneke Eunice Mokeme
ISBN : 9781524595500
Genre : Social Science
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This book is about some taboos among the Igbo people of Southeastern Nigeria. They are not the kind of topics for normal open conversations but, rather, are the sort of things whispered between members of a family or among friends. The victims suffer in silence without recourse to the laws of the land. There is often no means of escape for them. Everyone pretends they do not exist. This makes it almost impossible to tackle the exclusion, discrimination, or abuses within the community.
Category: Social Science

A Year Of Reading

Author : Elisabeth Ellington
ISBN : 9781492642237
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Desire a book to cozy up with by a wintery window? How about an addictive page-turner for sunbathing on the beach? Thousands of new books are published each year, and if you're a book lover or just book curious choosing what to read next can seem like an impossible task. A Year of Reading relieves the anxiety by helping you find just the right read, and includes fun and interactive subcategories for each choice, including: • Description and history • Extra credit • Did You Know? • Have You Seen the Film? • and more! A Year of Reading also gives advice and tips on how to join or start a book group, and where to look for other reading recommendations. Perfect for clubs or passionate individuals, this beautiful and concise second edition is the essential guide to picking up your next inspiring, entertaining, and thought-provoking book.
Category: Literary Criticism

Baals Of The Niger

Author : Gabriel Orji
ISBN : UOM:39015056651824
Genre : Fiction
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This substantial Nigerian novel - soap-opera of everyday intrigue and individuals, and mystery story - is set against the culture of the Uda ethnic group. Opoko, the God of the Uda people - and symbol of good fortune, is missing. Ikwu, the priest of Okpoko enlists the help of a family of the Elesis to find the stolen God. At first they suspect art syndicates, but the the question arises: Was it an act of Christian fanaticism? The author who has a background is philosophy and law, offers considered insights into the comparative value of traditional culture and modernity; indigenous religion versus imported Christianity; and the extremes of poverty, wealth amd crime in the cities.
Category: Fiction

The Womb In The Heart Other Poems

Author : Chimalum Moses Nwankwo
ISBN : UOM:39015056893848
Genre : Poetry
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'In this new volume, I have tried to demonstrate that it is possible for the African poet to do very many things.... Part of my mission is to recognise in our African world the existence of what I call the deep dance, the dance of planets and of the revolution.' Nwankwo is a Nigerian poet, critic and professor of literature. He has penned several volumes of poetry including Toward the Area Zone (1988) for which he won The Association of Nigerian Authors' Poetry Prize, and a critical study of the works of Ngugi wa Thiong'o.
Category: Poetry

World Views In Chinua Achebe S Works

Author : Raisa Simola
ISBN : STANFORD:36105017616215
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Chinua Achebe examines Nigerian societies not only of different times but from many perspectives as well. This study concentrates on the differing world views (Weltbilder) in his texts; all the novels of the writer, his collections of essays, children books, short stories as well as poems are taken under scrutiny. In addition, the world view (Weltanschauung) of the writer is examined. Through it, Achebe's «message» for a better future is distilled.
Category: Literary Criticism

History Of Eri Igbo

Author : Raymond Nzedigbo Okeke
ISBN : STANFORD:36105113008416
Genre : Igbo (African people)
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Category: Igbo (African people)

The Orphan Girl

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ISBN : IND:30000078222043
Genre : Fiction
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Presents a collection of traditional folk tales from the different countries of West Africa.
Category: Fiction


Author : Frank Uzoma Akwara
ISBN : IND:30000087080390
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The History Of Aguluzoigbo

Author : Joachins Peters Chika Anetoh
ISBN : UCAL:B3696833
Genre : Aguluzoigbo (Nigeria)
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Category: Aguluzoigbo (Nigeria)

Weapons Of Biafra

Author : Bob Ejike
ISBN : UOM:39015058259931
Genre : Children
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Category: Children

Government Gazette

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ISBN : HARVARD:32044116070418
Genre : Gazettes
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Category: Gazettes

Coconut Extent 2002

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ISBN : UIUC:30112083978236
Genre : Coconut palm
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Agro Forestry In The African Humid Tropics

Author : Lee H. MacDonald
ISBN : UOM:39015018201239
Genre : Agricultural development projects
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The Workshop on Agro-forestry in the African Humid Tropics was co-sponsored by the United Nations University and the International Development Research Centre, with the collaboration of the International Council for Research on Agro-forestry, the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, the University of Ibadan, and the Federal Department of Forestry, Nigeria.
Category: Agricultural development projects