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Achebe, Chinua, Things Fall Apart, Heinemann, 1958.

Read Achebe to get a male's perspective on some of
the same issues that Emecheta writes about in reference
to the African experience. This is Achebe's first
novel about Nigerian tribal life, and it takes place
during Nigeria's fight for independence. It tells of the
downfall of one Nigerian man as his traditional
African culture crumbles around him.





Comparative Literature and Culture: A WWWeb Journal, http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/clcwebjournal/clcweb00-1/asante- darko00.html (March 2000).

Professor Kwaku Asante-Darko from Lesotho,
Africa, discusses post-colonial literature written in
Africa. He examines the differences between aspects
of African literature and European and colonial literary
tradition.



Fraser, Gerald, "Writer, Her Dream Fulfilled, Seeks to Link Two Worlds," in New York Times, June 2, 1990, p. 15.

Fraser gives a brief literary biography of Buchi
Emecheta. This article has several long quotes from
Emecheta, as...

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