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Chinua Achebe and the Survival of Traditional African Culture

Author DingQiong
Tutor FangHong
School Suzhou University
Course English Language and Literature
Keywords Qinnu A · Achebe African traditional culture Disintegrate No longer restless Wilderness anthill
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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Qinnu A · Achebe is a Nigerian writer , poet and literary critic , known as \His work covers the critical moment of African history from early colonial times to the post-colonial period , which occupies an important position in the history of African literature . His novels are concerned about the consequences of the traditional African culture and European cultural contact , and this contact . In this paper, read three novels of Achebe : \and accept three attitudes of Western culture critique , and further profiling of the post-colonial African countries how dialectical absorption of two cultures and thus perpetuates the view and the development of the national culture . The thesis is divided into five chapters . The first chapter briefly introduces Qinnu A · Achebe 's life and literary creation and his works , especially the three novels in this research situation . The second chapter reviews the \The third chapter on \Chapter IV to explore the wilderness anthill \Chapter V summarizes Achebe treat African traditional cultural attitudes of the three negative, and further analysis of how African countries to absorb both the African and European culture dialectical perspective which continuation and development of the national culture .

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