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Título: Hopes & Impediments
Editorial: Doubleday, New York
Año de publicación: 1989
Condición del libro: Near Fine
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)
Edición: 1st Edition
Signed on the title page. Pin-head size mark to front flap, else fine. N° de ref. de la librería ABE-18156729804
Sinopsis: One of the most provocative and original voices in contemporary literature, Chinua Achebe here considers the place of literature and art in our society in a collection of essays spanning his best writing and lectures from the last twenty-three years. For Achebe, overcoming goes hand in hand with eradicating the destructive effects of racism and injustice in Western society. He reveals the impediments that still stand in the way of open, equal dialogue between Africans and Europeans, between blacks and whites, but also instills us with hope that they will soon be overcome.
Biografía del autor: Chinua Achebe was born in Nigeria in 1930. His first novel, Things Falls Apart, became a classic of international literature and required reading for students worldwide. He also authored four subsequent novels, two short-story collections, and numerous other books. He was the David and Marianna Fisher University Professor and Professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and, for over 15 years, was the Charles P. Stevenson Jr. Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College. In 2007, Achebe was awarded the Man Booker International Prize for lifetime achievement. He died in 2013.
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