Things Fall Apart (1958) By Chinua Achebe “Things fall apart in order to fall back into place (or at least, we think?).” Things Fall Apart is a postcolonial tragedy written … Continue Reading The Invasion of the Locusts: Thoughts on Things Fall Apart
Kongi’s Harvest (1965) By Wole Soyinka Kongi’s Harvest is a dramatic African play written by Wole Soyinka. Soyinka won the Nobel Peace Prize for Literature in 1986. Soyinka writes political … Continue Reading A Power Exchange: Thoughts on Kongi’s Harvest
Notebook of a Return to the Native Land (1939) By Aime Cesaire Notebook of a Return to the Native Land is a mixture of prose and lyrical poetry. There isn’t … Continue Reading Thoughts on Notebook Of A Return To The Native Land (1939)
The Icarus Girl (2006) By: Helen Oyeyemi Warning: Spoilers! The Icarus Girl is unexpectedly chilling. Eight-year-old Jessamy “Jess” Harrison has an English father and a Nigerian mother. She has a … Continue Reading My Imaginary Friend: Thoughts on The Icarus Girl
Hello Everyone! I’m writing to you all because I am need of your help. One of my assignments for school is creating course syllabi for community college and university students. … Continue Reading Announcements: In Need of Reading Recommendations?
Waiting for the Barbarians (1980) By J.M. Coetzee Waiting for the Barbarians is another novel I read during the semester. To be honest, I personally don’t like it. However, I … Continue Reading State of the Empire: Thoughts on Waiting for the Barbarians