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Achebe, Chinua

LC control no.n 79064863
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPR9387.9.A3
Personal name headingAchebe, Chinua
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Variant(s)Achebe, Albert Chinua
Achebe, Chinualumogu Albert
Ats'ebeh, Ts'inuʼa
Acībī, Cinūā
Achebe, Albert Chinualumogu
אצ׳בה, צ׳ינוא
أتشينى، شينوا
Associated countryNigeria
Birth date1930-11-16
Death date2013-03-22
Place of birthOgidi (Anambra State, Nigeria)
Place of deathBoston (Mass.)
AffiliationBrown University
Bard College
University College (Ibadan, Nigeria) Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation Voice of Nigeria University of Nigeria, Nsukka British Broadcasting Corporation
Profession or occupationNovelists Poets College teachers
Special noteMachine-derived non-Latin script reference project.
Non-Latin script references not evaluated.
Found inHis Things fall apart, 1959.
Kiiru, M. A study guide to Chinua Achebe's novel Things fall apart, 1978: title page (Chinua Achebe) page 3 (Chinualumogu Albert Achebe; Nigerian author)
Mapolet be-umuʼofyah, 1965: title page (Ts'inuʼa Ats'ebeh)
Basatīwāda ate ilākāī wakhareweṃ, 2005: title page (Cinūā Acībī)
Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1930)
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)
Gale biography in context, viewed Mar. 22, 2013 (Chinua Achebe; b. Nov. 16, 1930, Ogidi, Anambra, Eastern Nigeria; novelist)
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)
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)
Associated languageeng ibo