The Chinua Achebe Encyclopedia

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Index
Note: Page numbers in bold refer to main entries in the encyclopedia. Major works by Chinua Achebe are listed under “Achebe, Chinua.”
a
Abame, 1,13 , 29 , 31 , 136 , 171 , 183 , 192 , 203 , 210 , 273 -74
Abazon, 1,9 , 13 , 23 - 24 , 26 , 27 , 44 , 108 , 174 , 191 , 211 , 213 , 263
Abuja, 1-2,130 , 170 , 172 , 280
Achebe, Chinua, 2-4 and passim;
on African literature, 37 , 41 , 70 , 74 , 83 , 104 -5, 215 , 219 -20, 259 , 267 -69;
awards and prizes, 3 , 18 , 43 , 46 , 59 , 64 , 69 ;
education, 2 , 5 , 17 , 57 , 109 , 241 , 274 -77;
family, 2 , 4 , 5 , 37 , 40 , 57 , 114 -15;
honorary degrees, 241 , 243 , 278 ;
on Nigerian politics, 2 , 3 , 38 , 43 - 44 , 56 , 58 , 64 , 126 , 167 , 173 -74, 233 -34, 265 -67;
representation of gender by, 24 - 26 , 201 -2, 204 , 251 , 253 -54, 270 , 285 ;
teaching posts, 3 , 40 , 118 , 119 , 277 , 279 ;
on Western literature, 10 , 34 , 39 , 48 , 52 , 58 , 70 , 79 , 96 , 98 - 99 , 103 , 107 , 115 -16, 124 , 157 , 240 -41, 278 .
Major Works: Anthills of the Savannah,18 - 27 and passim;
Arrow of God,28-36 and passim;
Beware, Soul Brother and Other Poems,3 , 43-44,56 , 62 , 69 ;
Chike and the River,54,74 , 86 , 106 , 130 , 212 ;
Christmas in Biafra,43 , 44 , 63;
The Drum,54 , 74-75,86 , 106 , 260 ;
The Flute,54 , 74 , 86,106 , 260 ;
Girls at War and Other Stories,3 , 56 , 62 , 92,130 , 207 , 214 , 233 , 265 , 277 ;
Home and Exile,3 , 10 , 48 , 96 , 102-4,107 , 110 , 117 , 162 , 164 , 215 , 219 , 232 , 266 , 282 ;
Hopes and Impediments: Selected Essays,3 , 37 , 39 , 99 , 104-5,115 , 162 , 166 , 199 , 220 , 259 ;
How the Leopard Got His Claws,54 , 74 , 86 , 105-7,120 ;
A Man of the People,138-48 and passim;
Morning Yet on Creation Day: Essays,3 , 41 , 53 , 54 , 66 , 70 , 88 , 104 , 106 , 111 , 132 , 158-59,212 ;
No Longer at Ease,175-86 and passim;
The Sacrificial Egg and Other Stories,138 , 207 , 233-34;
Things Fall Apart,246-56 and passim;
The Trouble with Nigeria,3 , 19 , 38 , 44 , 126 , 244 , 265-67
Achebe, Dr. Christie Chinwe, 4,37 , 58 , 277
Achebe, Isaiah Okafor, 4-5,37 , 40 , 57 , 114
Achebe, Janet Anaenechi, 4 , 5,37 , 115
Achebe, Rev. John Chukwuemeka, 5
Achebe and the Politics of Representation,5-6
Achebe the Orator: The Art of Persuasion in Chinua Achebe's Novels,6-8
Achebe's World: The Historical and Cultural Context in the Novels of Chinua Achebe,8-9
Adamma, 9
Adeyemi, Mr., 9
Adeze, 9,77 , 210
Afo, 10,29 , 151 .
See also Market days
“Africa and Her Writers, ” 10,41 , 158 , 268
The Africa That Never Was,10,48 , 103
“African Literature as Restoration of Celebration, ” 11,59 , 98
African Short Stories,11,101 , 117
“The African Writer and the Biafran Cause, ” 11,159
“The African Writer and the English Language, ” 11,70 , 83 , 88 , 111 , 132 , 159 , 176 , 231 , 232 , 268
African Writers Series (Heinemann), 2 , 11-12,58 , 59 , 88 , 101 -3, 243 , 246 , 265
Agatha, 12

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The Chinua Achebe Encyclopedia
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Foreword: Chinua Achebe and the Institution of African Literature vii
  • Preface xvii
  • Chronology xix
  • A 1
  • B 39
  • C 51
  • D 73
  • E 76
  • F 83
  • G 91
  • H 96
  • I 109
  • J 122
  • K 126
  • L 130
  • M 136
  • N 161
  • O 191
  • P 218
  • R 229
  • S 233
  • T 246
  • U 270
  • V 280
  • W 281
  • Y 286
  • Z 288
  • Bibliography 289
  • Index 303
  • About the Contributors 315
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