Course on Chinua Achebe:
Heart of Darkness: etext
Fall Apart: Study Guide by Paul
Modern History Sourcebook:
Capt. F. D. Lugard:
The Rise of Our East African Empire, 1893; a British view of
colonialism in Africa.
Chinua Achebe: a rich, well
organized site full of all sorts of information and images
Conrad Pages: Biography, links, etc.
depressing, yet fascinating, news from post-colonial Africa
God of Small Things: Study Guide by
History: part of
a site about African Slave Routes; this section is on the Igbo;
200 relevant links
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.
an etext in English of Kafka's story about a man who became an insect.
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.
The Modern Word:
interesting material about various modern authors, including
Borges, Marquez, Joyce and Eco.
Colonial and Postcolonial History and Literature of Nigeria:
This site contains a great set of
essays and other resources on Nigeria and the Igbo culture. It
provides a great background for Achebe’s work, and also includes
some essays on Things Fall Apart and Achebe as an example
of a Postcolonial author.
in Latin America:
includes art, literature, history, etc.
"Existentialism" Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Journey to the West: a wonderfully comprehensive site about
Monkey in many forms and multiple media.
Ulysses: by James
Joyce: an etext
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