Understanding Things Fall Apart: Selected Essays and Criticism


Although these essays and criticisms evaluate different linguistic and thematic aspects of "Things Fall Apart," and they vary in scope and depth of treatment, they do share common distinguishing features¿they are provocative, informed and lucidly written. Collectively, they provide a maximum of interpretation of the crucial elements in the work at a maximum level of significance. Iyasere includes a critical introduction, a selected bibliography and an Index to Proverbs. This volume provides a full range of the most perceptive criticism of Achebe's "Things Fall Apart" and will appeal t o both the generalists and specialists of African, African-American and Comparative Literatures.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Angela Smith
  • Willene P. Taylor
  • B. Eugene McCarthy
  • Solomon O. Iyasere
  • Julian N. Wasserman
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Troy, NY
Publication year:
  • 1998


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