Chinua Achebe e la definizione della letteratura postcoloniale in Nigeria

“If the philosophical dictum of Descartes—I think, therefore I am—represents a European individualistic ideal, the Bantu declaration—umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu—represents an African communal aspiration: a human is human because of other humans. Our humanity is contingent on the humanity of our fellows. No person or group can be human alone. We rise above the animal together,…