CHAPTERS FROM FOUR FATHERS OF AFRICAN FICTION
INTRODUCTION
Characteristics.................................1
Historical Etiology............................3
Development ...................................10
AMOS TUTUOLA
Language ........................................ 14
Imaginativeness ...............................22
Circumstantial Details ......................27
Mood ...............................................   32
Symbolism .......................................  33
Subject Matter ..................................  35
CYPRIAN EKWENSI                
Point of View ....................................    41
Characterization ...............................   45
Plot ...................................................     49
Verisimilitude ...................................    51
Diction ...............................................   57
Themes ..............................................   62
CHINUA ACHEBE
Narrative Techniques ...............            66
Hubristic Flaws ........................             88
Interpreting History ..................              94
The New Breed ........................             109
Politics ....................................               118
Military Dictatorship ................              126
ELECHI AMADI
The Supernatural .....................              135
Tragic Responsibility ...............             142
Historical Dialectics .................             147
Pathos......................................                151
Style ........................................                 155
Realism ....................................               159
NOTES & WORKS CITED .............       169