Book Discussion on Things Fall Apart
Chinua Achebe talked about his novel Things Fall Apart, first published in 1958. br/ This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the… read more
Chinua Achebe talked about his novel Things Fall Apart, first published in 1958.
This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of his first and most influential novel. The book described the impact of British colonialism on a village in Nigeria. Achebe discussed how the misrepresentation of his people led him to write the book. Following a reading from the book he answered questions from members of the audience. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Chinua Achebe Professor Bard College->Languages and Literature
- Marie Arana Editor-in-Chief Washington Post->Book World
- Charles Larson Professor American University->Literature
- Jessica Neely Executive Director PEN/Faulkner Foundation
- Tijan Sallah Writer
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