Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart (Bloom's Modern Critical by Harold Bloom

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The Four Novels of Chinua Achebe: A Critical Study. New York: Peter Lang. Onuh, C. O. 1992. Christianity and the Igbo Rites of Passage. New York: Peter Lang. S. Di wele Makgolela. Houghton: Heinemann-Centaur. Tomaselli, K. 1985. Contemporary Cultural Studies Unit. Durban: University of Natal. Toury, G. 1980. In Search of a Theory of Translation. Tel Aviv: The Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics, Tel Aviv University. Toury, G. 1995. Descriptive Translation Studies and Beyond. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

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What is of interest here is that most of those men were elders. So, by translating the ST word ‘elders’ as izingwevu, Msimang gives the target readership a picture of the kind of people who were responsible for the running of Igbo society. This type of cultural substitution The Portrayal of Igbo Culture in Zulu 29 therefore makes the text accessible to the new readership. The following extracts show the translation of the word: The missionaries spent their first four or five nights in the marketplace, and went into the village in the morning to preach the gospel.

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