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Achebe, Chinua


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  • Variants

    • Achebe, Albert Chinua
    • Achebe, Chinualumogu Albert
    • Ats'ebeh, Ts'inuʼa
    • Acībī, Cinūā
    • Achebe, Albert Chinualumogu
    • אצ׳בה, צ׳ינוא
    • أتشينى، شينوا
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19301116
    • Birth Date

        1930
    • Death Date

        20130322
    • Death Date

        2013
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 2009
        • Affiliation End: 2013
        • Source: New York times (online), viewed Mar. 22, 2013
        • Organization: (naf) Brown University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Source: New York times (online), viewed Mar. 22, 2013
        • Organization: (naf) Bard College
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University College (Ibadan, Nigeria)
        • Organization: (naf) Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation
        • Organization: (naf) Voice of Nigeria
        • Organization: (naf) University of Nigeria, Nsukka
        • Organization: (naf) British Broadcasting Corporation
    • Birth Place

        Ogidi (Anambra State, Nigeria)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Boston (Mass.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Nigeria
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Associated Language

        ibo
    • Occupation

        (unbist) Publishers
    • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

    • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

    • Sources

      • found: His Things fall apart, 1959.
      • found: Kiiru, M. A study guide to Chinua Achebe's novel Things fall apart, 1978:t.p. (Chinua Achebe) p. 3 (Chinualumogu Albert Achebe; Nigerian author)
      • found: Mapolet be-umuʼofyah, 1965:t.p. (Ts'inuʼa Ats'ebeh)
      • found: Basatīwāda ate ilākāī wakhareweṃ, 2005:t.p. (Cinūā Acībī)
      • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02(b. 1930)
      • found: Guardian (online), viewed Mar. 22, 2013(Chinua Achebe; b. 1930, Ogidi, Nigeria; d. this morning [Mar. 22, 2013], Boston, aged 82; Nigerian novelist seen by millions as the father of African literature)
      • found: Gale biography in context, viewed Mar. 22, 2013(Chinua Achebe; b. Nov. 16, 1930, Ogidi, Anambra, Eastern Nigeria; novelist)
      • found: New York times (online), viewed Mar. 22, 2013(Chinua Achebe; b. Albert Chinualumogu Achebe, Nov. 16, 1930, Ogidi; d. Friday [Mar. 22, 2013], aged 82)
      • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 28, 2014:(Chinua Achebe; born Albert Chinualumogu Achebe; fiction writer, educator, magazine and journal editor / publisher, book editor / publisher; born 15 November 1930 in Ogidi, Nigeria; born to an Igbo family active in the Christian church; studied at the Government College in Umuahia; BA degree from University College of Ibadan (now University of Ibadan), worked for the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, ultimately acting as director of the radio program Voice of Nigeria in Lagos; 1957 attended the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) staff school in London; after the Nigerian civil war (1967-1970) taught literature at the University of Nigeria at Nsukka; in the 1970s taught at several American universities; in 2008 served as Charles P. Stevenson Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College, New York; awarded the Man Booker International Prize for his contribution to world literature (2007); died 21 March 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • LC Classification

      • PR9387.9.A3
    • Editorial Notes

      • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
      • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
    • Change Notes

      • 1979-08-07: new
      • 2015-04-03: revised
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