2 edition of Americana, historical and literary found in the catalog.
Americana, historical and literary
Dana, Helen Ford Mrs.
by American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, Inc. in New York
Written in English
|Contributions||American Art Association, Anderson Galleries (Firm)|
|LC Classifications||Z997 .D17|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 p. l., 93,  p.|
|Number of Pages||93|
|LC Control Number||39015627|
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's latest, Americanah, follows the trials and tribulations of Ifemelu, a middle-class Nigerian immigrant to America. Reviewer Jennifer Reese calls . Filled with the voices from the first generation of Italian-American life, the book presents a unique treasury of long-inaccessible writing that embodies a literary canon for Italian-American culture—poetry, drama, journalism, political advocacy, history, memoir, biography, and story—the greater part of which has never before been : Fordham University Press.
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"Americanah" is a book of great impact and importance. This is the one book by an African writer that has spoken to me more than any other. This is a book about Africa and the African diasporic experience in the USA and England, a backdrop for the love story between Ifemelu and Obinze, teenagers attending a Nigerian university who have to leave /5(K).
Americana: A Year History of American Capitalism Bhu Srinivasan. out of 5 stars Americanah is that rare thing in contemporary literary fiction: a New York Times Notable Book, and a People and Black Issues Book Review Best Book of the Year; Americanah, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and was a New York Times/5(6K).
An absorbing and original narrative history of American capitalism NAMED A BEST BOOK OF BY THE ECONOMIST From the days of the Mayflower and the Virginia Company, America has been a place for people to dream, invent, build, tinker, and bet the farm in pursuit of a better life/5(). Welcome to Italian Americana, a double-blind peer-reviewed journal dedicated to exploring the Italian emigrant/immigrant experience through both scholarly and creative d in by Richard Gambino, together with Ernest Falbo and Bruno Arcudi, the journal was first published at Queens College, City University of New York.
Nigeria first gained its independence from British colonialism inbut then faced a brutal civil war seven years later (described in Adichie’s novel Half of a Yellow Sun). Americanah takes place in contemporary Nigeria, and spans the military regimes of Ibrahim Babangida (), General Abacha (), and General Abubakar (), who finally returned the country to a.
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Meanwhile Obinze, a rich man living in Nigeria, emails Ifemelu and remembers his own chapters are also scattered with posts from Ifemelu’s blog about race in. So an African-American is a black person with long generational lines in the United States, most likely with slave ancestors.
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