Interesting Web Sites for Unit 4

Dr. Diane Thompson, NVCC, ELI

Modern History Sourcebook: Capt. F. D. Lugard: The Rise of Our East African Empire, 1893; a British view of colonialism in Africa. Conrad's Heart of Darkness: etext from UVA library
Chinua Achebe: a rich, well organized site full of all sorts of information and images Conrad's Heart of Darkness: from project Gutenberb
History: part of a site about African Slave Routes; this section is on the Igbo; photos The Joseph Conrad Society: Biography, links, etc.
Amadou Hampâté Bâ and the Uncertain Fortunes of French West Africa: by History Professors Charles Evans and Brice Montaner of NOVA Roy's God of Small Things: Study Guide by Paul Brians

Achebe Notes: by History Professor Charles Evans, NOVA

"Caste and Caste and The God of Small Things: A short essay
Global Studies 9: Africa: Colonialism; An extensive set of links regarding colonialism/imperialism in Africa. The site includes primary source documents and a list of essays and other resources about the effects of colonialism and other topics related to this era of African history.  Dovstoevsky: 200 relevant links
IgboNet: A clearinghouse of essays and information on the Igbo language and culture.  Provides great background on this culture; useful for understanding the context of Achebe’s work. Dovstoyevsky: "Notes from the Underground": etext from UVA library.
The Igbo of Nigeria: detailed information from University of California Riverside " Metamorphosis": an etext in English of Kafka's story about a man who became an insect. This Gutenberg version is translated by David Wyllie.

Insight into Igbo Culture, Igbo Language and Enugu: lots of good links to all sorts of useful information about the Igbo.

Humanities in Latin America: includes art, literature, history, etc.
African Postcolonial Literature in the Postcolonial Web/a>: Includes a section on Nigeria. Journey to the West: Gutenberg version in English translation.
"Existentialism" Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Journey to the West: a wonderfully comprehensive site about Monkey in many forms and multiple media.
Ulysses Concordance: the complete etext of Ulysses with every work linked in hypertext. Journey to the West : This site is a .pdf download of the text, but it is in a tiny font and difficult to read. However, it is free.
Ulysses: by James Joyce: an etext  

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