Chinua Achebe’s classic novel Things Fall Apart (1958) is often seen as a riposte to European representations of African life and culture, not least for instance Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, which Achebe memorably described as the work of “a … Continue reading →Continue reading →
Video and Powerpoint of lecture by Jon Beasley-Murray for the “Remake/Remodel” theme
Posted in lecture, powerpoint, Remake/Remodel, Repetition Compulsion, Rob Crawford, video | Tagged with Achebe, Africa, anthropology, C20th, colonialism, Conrad, culture, difference, history, Identity, Jon Beasley-Murray, literature, novel, repetition
Video of lecture by Rob Crawford for the “Remake/Remodel” theme in 2014; also video by Robert Crawford in 2015 for the “Repetition Compulsion” theme.
Posted in lecture, Remake/Remodel, Repetition Compulsion, Rob Crawford, video | Tagged with Africa, C19th, Conrad, England, Enli, imperialism, modernism, novel, politics, postcolonialism, race, violence