New York Senate Passes Resolution On Achebe


The Senate of New York State, in the United States has passed a resolution paying tribute to acclaimed author Chinua Achebe. In the resolution the Senate said , Professor Achebe's global significance lies not only in his talent and recognition as a writer, but also as a critical thinker and essayist who has written extensively on questions of the role of culture in Africa along with the social and political significance of aesthetics and analysis of the postcolonial state in Africa.
The New York Senate noted that Achebe left behind a legacy which will long endure the passage of time and will remain as a comforting memory to all he served and befriended. The Legislative Body paused in its deliberations to mourn the death of the famous novelist just as it promised to present a copy of its resolution to the Achebe's family. More details here : http://allafrica.com/stories/201304171198.html

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