Elechi Amadi (12 May 1934 – 29 June 2016) was a former member of the Nigerian Armed Forces. He was an author of plays and novels that are generally about African village life, customs, beliefs, and religious practices prior to contact with the Western world. Amadi is best regarded for his 1966 debut novel, The Concubine, which has been called "an outstanding work of pure fiction". Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka paid tribute to Amadi as "a soldier and poet, captive of conscience, human solidarity and justice."

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  • Elechi Amadi (* 12. Mai 1934 in Aluu, Nigeria; † 29. Juni 2016 in Port Harcourt) war ein nigerianischer Schriftsteller. Seine Romane und Dramen drehen sich um Bräuche, Glaubensvorstellungen, religiöse Praktiken und um das Dorfleben in Nigeria, bevor die Menschen Kontakt zur westlichen Welt hatten. Amadis bekanntestes Werk ist sein erster Roman The Concubine. (de)
  • Elechi Amadi (12 May 1934 – 29 June 2016) was a former member of the Nigerian Armed Forces. He was an author of plays and novels that are generally about African village life, customs, beliefs, and religious practices prior to contact with the Western world. Amadi is best regarded for his 1966 debut novel, The Concubine, which has been called "an outstanding work of pure fiction". Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka paid tribute to Amadi as "a soldier and poet, captive of conscience, human solidarity and justice." (en)
  • Le opere di Amadi fanno riferimento alla vita nei villaggi africani, agli usi, alle credenze e alle pratiche religiose, prima del "contatto" con il mondo occidentale e coloniale. (it)
  • Elechi Amadi (12 Mai 1934 – 29 Juin 2016) était un écrivain nigérian et ancien membre des forces armées nigérianes. Il est l'auteur de plusieurs pièces et romans portant généralement sur la vie, les coutumes, les croyances ou les pratiques religieuses de villages africains, tels qu'ils étaient avant le contact avec le monde occidental. Amadi est notamment reconnu pour son premier roman de 1966 La concubine, qui fut qualifié « d'œuvre de fiction remarquable ». (fr)
  • Elechi Amadi (ur. 12 maja 1934 w Aluu w stanie Rivers, zm. 29 czerwca 2016 w Port Harcourt) – nigeryjski powieściopisarz i dramaturg. Były wojskowy i urzędnik państwowy. (pl)
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  • Elechi Amadi (* 12. Mai 1934 in Aluu, Nigeria; † 29. Juni 2016 in Port Harcourt) war ein nigerianischer Schriftsteller. Seine Romane und Dramen drehen sich um Bräuche, Glaubensvorstellungen, religiöse Praktiken und um das Dorfleben in Nigeria, bevor die Menschen Kontakt zur westlichen Welt hatten. Amadis bekanntestes Werk ist sein erster Roman The Concubine. (de)
  • Elechi Amadi (12 May 1934 – 29 June 2016) was a former member of the Nigerian Armed Forces. He was an author of plays and novels that are generally about African village life, customs, beliefs, and religious practices prior to contact with the Western world. Amadi is best regarded for his 1966 debut novel, The Concubine, which has been called "an outstanding work of pure fiction". Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka paid tribute to Amadi as "a soldier and poet, captive of conscience, human solidarity and justice." (en)
  • Le opere di Amadi fanno riferimento alla vita nei villaggi africani, agli usi, alle credenze e alle pratiche religiose, prima del "contatto" con il mondo occidentale e coloniale. (it)
  • Elechi Amadi (12 Mai 1934 – 29 Juin 2016) était un écrivain nigérian et ancien membre des forces armées nigérianes. Il est l'auteur de plusieurs pièces et romans portant généralement sur la vie, les coutumes, les croyances ou les pratiques religieuses de villages africains, tels qu'ils étaient avant le contact avec le monde occidental. Amadi est notamment reconnu pour son premier roman de 1966 La concubine, qui fut qualifié « d'œuvre de fiction remarquable ». (fr)
  • Elechi Amadi (ur. 12 maja 1934 w Aluu w stanie Rivers, zm. 29 czerwca 2016 w Port Harcourt) – nigeryjski powieściopisarz i dramaturg. Były wojskowy i urzędnik państwowy. (pl)
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