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Saturday, March 23, 2013

CFP:Chinua Achebe: Father of Modern African Literature

Call for Papers:

Chinua Achebe: Father of Modern African Literature


Dear All,

I am pleased to forward this call for my 9th book tentatively titled Chinua Achebe: Father of Modern African Literature Scholarly articles/ papers are invited from Scholars, Critics and Academicians before 31 May 2013 The book will be published by well-known publisher with ISBN.

List of Works
·         Things Fall Apart (1958)
·         No Longer at Ease (1960)
·         Arrow of God (1964)
·         A Man of the People (1966)
·         Anthills of the Savannah (1987)
Short stories
·         Marriage Is A Private Affair (1952)
·         Dead Men's Path (1953)
·         The Sacrificial Egg and Other Stories (1953)
·         Civil Peace (1971)
·         Girls at War and Other Stories (including "Vengeful Creditor") (1973)
·         African Short Stories (editor, with C.L. Innes) (1985)
·         Heinemann Book of Contemporary African Short Stories(editor, with C.L. Innes) (1992)
·         The Voter
·         Beware, Soul-Brother, and Other Poems (1971) (published in the US as Christmas at Biafra, and Other Poems, 1973)
·         Don't let him die: An anthology of memorial poems for Christopher Okigbo (editor, with Dubem Okafor) (1978)
·         Another Africa (1998)
·         Collected Poems Carcanet Press (2005)
·         Refugee Mother And Child
·         Vultures
Essays, criticism, non-fiction and political commentary
·         The Novelist as Teacher (1965) - also in Hopes and Impediments
·         An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's "Heart of Darkness"(1975) - also in Hopes and Impediments
·         Morning Yet on Creation Day (1975)
·         The Trouble With Nigeria (1984)
·         Hopes and Impediments (1988)
·         Home and Exile (2000)
·         Education of a British protected Child (6 October 2009)
·         There Was A Country: A Personal History of Biafra, (11 October 2012 )
Children's books
·         Chike and the River (1966)
·         How the Leopard Got His Claws (with John Iroaganachi) (1972)
·         The Flute (1975)
·         The Drum (1978)

Editing requirements:

·     Paper size: A4, Font & size: Times New Roman 12, Spacing: Single line, Margin of 1 inch on all four sides.

·     Title of the paper: bold, Sentence case (Capitalize each word), cantered.

·     Text of the paper: justified. Font & size: Times New Roman 12.

·     References: Please follow MLA style (Only Author-Date or Number System) strictly. Don’t use Foot Notes, Use End Notes

·     Titles of books: Italics.

·     Titles of articles from journals and books: “quoted”.

·     Articles should be submitted as MS Word 2003-2007attachments only.

·     The paper should not usually exceed 11 pages maximum, 6 pages minimum in single spacing.

The papers submitted should evince serious academic work contributing new knowledge or innovative critical perspectives on the subject explored.

Mode of Submission:

Each contributor is advised to send full paper with brief bio-note, declaration and abstract as a single MS-Word email attachments to email address:   up to 31 May 2013
Write in subject line: Submission for a book on Chinua Achebe 

Selection Procedure:

All submissions will be sent for blind peer reviewing. Final selection will be made only if the papers are recommended for publication by the reviewers. The details of the selection of your paper will be informed to you telephonically or on your email. The editor has the right to make necessary editing of selected papers for the sake of conceptual clarity and formatting. Non-selected papers will not be sent back to the contributor in any form. So, all contributors are advised to keep a copy of their submission with them.

Plagiarism Alert: 

All submissions should be original. Contributors are advised to adhere to strict academic ethics with respect to acknowledgment of original ideas borrowed from others. The editor(s) / publisher will not be responsible for any lapse on part of the contributor.

Dr. Vishwanath Bite
Assistant Professor,
Department of English,
Government of Maharashtra's
Ismail Yusuf College, Jogeshwari (E),
Mumbai, 60.
Maharashtra, India.

Feel Free to Call: 09423 27 8008 or 09870 67 8008

The CriterionAn International Journal in English ISSN (0976-8165)

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