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By Terri Ochiagha

this is often the 1st in-depth scholarly learn of the literary awakening of the younger intellectuals who turned often called Nigeria's "first-generation" writers within the post-colonial interval. Terri Ochiagha's study makes a speciality of Chinua Achebe, Elechi Amadi, Chike Momah, Christopher Okigbo and Chukwuemeka Ike, and likewise discusses the stories of Gabriel Okara, Ken Saro-Wiwa and I.C. Aniebo, within the contextof their schooling within the Nineteen Thirties, Forties and Nineteen Fifties at executive collage, Umuahia. the writer presents clean views on Postcolonial and global literary tactics, colonial schooling in British Africa, literary representations of colonialism and Chinua Achebe's seminal place in African literature. She demonstrates how all of the writers used this very specific schooling to form their ownvisions of the realm within which they operated and examines the results that this had for African literature as a whole.

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Terri Ochiagha holds one of many prestigious British Academy Newton foreign Fellowships (2014-16) hosted by way of the college of English, college of Sussex. She was once formerly a Senior affiliate Member of St Antony's collage, college of Oxford.

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