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Collected plays

Author: Wole Soyinka
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [1996?]-
Series: Oxford paperbacks
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The five plays in the first volume are linked by their concern with the spiritual and the social, with belief and ritual as integrating forces for social cohesion; the plays in the second volume trace the ironic development and consequences of 'progress.' All plays are based around themes in Nigeria.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wole Soyinka
ISBN: 0192811363 9780192811363 0192811649 9780192811646
OCLC Number: 40360862
Notes: "Nobel Prize for Literature"--Cover.
Awards: Nobel Prize for Literature.
Description: volumes ; 20 cm.
Contents: V. 1. A dance of the forests ; The swamp dwellers ; The strong breed ; The road ; The Bacchae of Euripides --
v. 2. The lion and the jewel ; Kongi's harvest ; The trials of Brother Jero ; Jero's metamorposis ; Madmen and specialists.
Series Title: Oxford paperbacks
Other Titles: Plays
Responsibility: Wole Soyinka.

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The ironic development and consequences of `progress' may be traced through both the themes and the tone of the works in this volume of Wole Soyinka's plays.Contains: The Lion and the Jewel, Kongi's  Read more...

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