Elechi Amadi at 55 poems, short stories, and papers

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Published by Heinemann Educational Books (Nigeria) in Ibadan .

Written in English

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  • Nigeria

Subjects:

  • Amadi, Elechi, 1934- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Nigeria -- In literature.

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Other titlesElechi Amadi at fifty-five
Statementeditors, Willfried F. Feuser, Ebele Eko.
ContributionsFeuser, Willfried, 1928-, Eko, Ebele.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.A48 Z65 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 183 p. ;
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL846502M
ISBN 109781293764
LC Control Number95125283
OCLC/WorldCa32345049

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At University College, Ibadan he took a degree in physics and mathematics. After a period of land surveying and teaching he enlisted in the Nigerian Army. He left the army finally to work for the Rivers State Government, where he headed the Ministry of Education.4/5(8).

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Amadi, an Ikwere (Ikwerre, Ikwerri) who wrote in English, studied physics and mathematics at Government College, Umuahia, and the University of. Amadi’s masterpiece of African literature captures village life and practices not yet touched by the white man.

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The concubine tells the story of a beautiful lady,Ihuoma who had the teeth and smile of a goddess but had the misfortune of losing her husbands due to her supposed marriage with the water god.

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