ERIC Number: EJ379473
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Literature as Window: Developing Interracial Understanding through Fiction.
Merriam, Allen H.
Journal of Black Studies, v19 n1 p61-69 Sep 1988
Using Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart" as a case study, demonstrates the evocative power of fiction to promote interracial understanding. Creative art, by appealing to the imagination, can evoke feelings and insights that make human relationships vivid and personal. (BJV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Book/Product Reviews
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