n Literator : Journal of Literary Criticism, Comparative Linguistics and Literary Studies - A response to "arrogant Western" criticism : response
|Article Title||A response to "arrogant Western" criticism : response|
|Journal||Literator : Journal of Literary Criticism, Comparative Linguistics and Literary Studies|
|Publication Date||Aug 2003|
|Pages||193 - 196|
The Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe once said that "arrogant Westerners" should not review African literature. His objection was to the Western criticism labeling African literature "universal", and, he felt, denying its African identity.
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