Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Art Studies: Science, Experience, Education (ICASSEE 2018)

Nigerian Experience VS. Biafran Experience: the Politics of Experience in Chinua Achebe and Chimananda Adichie’s Novels

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Jun Li
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Jun Li
Available Online December 2018.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icassee-18.2018.52How to use a DOI?
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Chinua Achebe; Chimananda Adichie; Nigerian experience; Biafran experience
Abstract

Chinua Achebe and Chimananda Adichie are both Nigerian writers who gain world fames from their realist novels on Nigerian society. To some degree, Adichie is the successor to Achebe, not only because they share the same origin of Ibo culture, but also for their epic novels present the society of Nigeria and the images of Africans in the English world. However, they focus on different African experiences. The subtle politics of experience can be explored through the identity of their country: Achebe emphasizes Nigerian experience in his novels while Adichie insists on her Biafran experience.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Art Studies: Science, Experience, Education (ICASSEE 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
December 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-627-3
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icassee-18.2018.52How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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