Book Discussion on Things Fall Apart

Chinua Achebe talked about his novel Things Fall Apart, first published in 1958.
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.

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Book Discussion on Things Fall Apart

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199928-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 6, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2008

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  • Apr 06, 2008 | 8:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 06, 2008 | 10:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 20, 2008 | 7:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2008 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2008 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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