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Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393740-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9374-0
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By Jane Lazarre
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7414-5
... vision from “self-discovery to conscience” (phrase from Chinua Achebe, see footnote to 2015 Preface). ...
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-083
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
..., an- other will stand by it. This was a proverb that Cole had often heard Chinua Achebe invoke. Cole then supplied another image: I m walking through the landscape, holding a shoe, looking for the other one. Real work will always draw you toward other people, Cole believes, toward the idea...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007579-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0757-9
... of collective ac- tion, as already argued.2 Several historians and anthropologists have explored the significance of these struggles and their importance in localized resistance to colonial regimes of power (N. Achebe 2005; Bastian 2002; Johnson- Odim and Mba 1997). The Women s War is essential to creating...
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By Jack Halberstam
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012627-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1262-7
...I N D E X Achebe, Chinua, 24 Adorno, Theodor, 60 61, 65, 106 7 Against the Grain (À rebours) (Huysmans), 17 21, 116 17 Agamben, Giorgio, 122, 143, 153 Allewaert, Monique, 197n34 anarchy: Duncan and, 100 101; falcons and, 87; Monbiot s Feral and, 126; Mund- ruczó s White God and, 162...
Series: The World Readers, The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... there. Like the fictional missionary Mr. Brown in Chinua Achebe’s novelThings Fall Apart, Colenso believed that in order to teach Africans about Christian beliefs, he had to become proficient in the Zulu language and to understand and respect indig- enous religious concepts in order to engage...
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By Carole McGranahan
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-056
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
...Abu El Haj, Nadia, 163 64 Abu- Lughod, Lila, 73 academic life, 251 55 academic publishing, 158 62, 163 64, 178 81, 183 84, 251 55 accountability, 3, 6, 163 66 Achebe, Chinua, 216 acknowl edgments, 4 Adorno, Theodor, 197 Advocacy after Bhopal, 111 affect, 127 30, 145 48, 153 57, 201 5, 206 11, 270...
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By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... of the fathers are visited on the children and the children s children to the third and the fourth generation. Sophocles s Oedipus, Shakespeare s Othello, and Chinua Achebe s Okonkwo all suggest that neither virtue nor heroic strug gle can avert one s fate. The moving fin- ger writes; and, having writ, moves...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 13 March 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
... thing stands, an- other will stand by it. This was a proverb that Cole had often heard Chinua Achebe invoke. Cole then supplied another image: I m walking through the landscape, holding a shoe, looking for the other one. Real work will always draw you toward other people, Cole believes, toward...
Book Chapter

By Naminata Diabate
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007579-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0757-9
.... January 16. Ableman, Paul. 1984. The Banished Body. London: Sphere. Abu- Lughod, Lila. 1990. The Romance of Resistance: Tracing Transformations of Power through Bedouin Women. American Ethnologist 17, no. 1 (February): 41 55. Achebe, Chinua. 1958. Things Fall Apart. London: Heinemann. Achebe, Chinua...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012153-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1215-3
... of art for art s sake who preach responsibility strictly to the perfection of the form of [their] craft (among whom he counts Lewis Nkosi and John Pepper Clark); critical realists (like Chinua Achebe and Wole Soyinka) who advocate a lit- erature that is engaged with the contemporary reality...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-041
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... included the novelist (and nonanthropologist) Chinua Achebe in their broad surveys of what counts as ethnographic fiction. In fact, Nancy Schmidt writes that eth- nographic fiction was written before the development of anthropology as a discipline and is still being written by creative writers...
Book Chapter

By Jack Halberstam
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012627-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1262-7
...B I B L I O G R A P H Y Achebe, Chinua. Things Fall Apart. London: Heinemann, 1958. Adorno, Theodor W. Philosophy of Modern Music. Translated by Anne G. Mitchell and Wesley V. Blomster. New York: Continuum, 2004. Agamben, Giorgio. Infancy and History: Essays on the Destruction of Experience. Trans...
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005605-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0560-5
... Trachtenberg.4 For Barsh, Dixon was a Rasputin figure. He compares Dixon s films of Native Americans to Joseph Conrad s Heart of Darkness (1899), echoing Chinua Achebe s influential call to banish such repre sen ta tions from the canon.5 In his analy sis of the vari- ous iterations of Hiawatha, Trachtenberg s...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012344-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1234-4
... Africa that stresses the growth of anglophone or francophone textual cul- tures in West Africa and vernacular- language textual cultures in East Africa, a contrast that maps onto postcolonial debates around language, in which the Nigerian author Chinua Achebe s defense of the use of En glish...
Book Chapter

By Naminata Diabate
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007579-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0757-9
...index Pager numbers followed by f or t indicate figures or tables respectively. Aba Commission of Inquiry, 216n4 Abidjan 9, 30, 151, 155; Abijan.net, 136, 211n7 Abidji (ethnic group), 11, 18t, 204n5 Abu-Lughod, Lila, 189 Achebe, Chinua, 100, 179, 206n5 Acholi (ethnic group), 23t, 140 act up (aids...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 14 August 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1215-3
... of art for art s sake who preach responsibility strictly to the perfection of the form of [their] craft (among whom he counts Lewis Nkosi and John Pepper Clark); critical realists (like Chinua Achebe and Wole Soyinka) who advocate a lit- erature that is engaged with the contemporary reality...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012344-019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1234-4
...Abenaki language, 302 Aborigines, 4, 195 212; Australian schools for, 196 209, 211; civilizing mission for, 199, 200, 202, 206 7; family structure of, 200; naming practices of, 200, 210 Aborigines Protection Society (UK), 123, 130n55 Achebe, Chinua, 176 Adams, Arthur, 282n1 Aerep , Iviiti, 140...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007579-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0757-9
... establishes is unsurprising given the recur- rent trope in colonialist racist judgments of the natives (C. Achebe 1970; Fanon [1952] 2008; Kemedjio 1999). Thus, for some, the women s act reflects their in- ability to adopt civil/political ways of prosecuting grievances (F. Ajayi 2010). However, most studies...
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By Monica Popescu
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012153-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1215-3
...I N D E X Abrahams, Peter, 47 Achebe, Chinua, 35, 39, 47, 49, 95, 164; Things Fall Apart, 47, 95 Adorno, Theodor, 44, 207n12, 209n45 aesthetic world- systems, 25 6, 65 103, 186, 190 1 affective temporal structures, 110 26, 131 5, 139, 141, 143 4, 214n11 African feminism, 113 African...