Unpacking the Universal: African Human Rights Philosophy in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

@inproceedings{Ugochukwu2013UnpackingTU,
  title={Unpacking the Universal: African Human Rights Philosophy in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart},
  author={Basil E. Ugochukwu},
  year={2013}
}
Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart appears to attract significant criticism for its seemingly negative offerings to human rights than for contributions to that cause that could be considered positive. My goal in this chapter is to reconstruct this image of that popular novel using the law and literature framework. I will do so at two levels. As an initial concern, I will demonstrate that Things Fall Apart offered positively to the human rights discourse contrary to persisting criticisms… CONTINUE READING