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Collected plays

Author: Wole Soyinka
Publisher: London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1973-<1974>
Series: V. 1: A Galaxy book, 392
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize for Literature, this Nigerian poet, playwright, and novelist writes of the rich cultural traditions as well as the hopes and frustrations of black Africa. This two-volume collection of his plays includes A Dance of the Forests, The Swamp Dwellers, The Strong Breed, The Road, and The Bacchae of Euripides in the first volume, and The Lion and the Jewel, Kongi's Harvest, The Trials of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wole Soyinka
ISBN: 0192811363 9780192811363 0192811649 9780192811646
OCLC Number: 836226
Description: volumes <1-2> ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1 : A dance of the forests --
The swamp dwellers --
The strong breed --
The road --
The Bacchae of Euripides --
2 : The lion and the jewel --
Kongi's harvest --
The trials of Brother Jero --
Jero's metamorposis --
Madmen and specialists.
Series Title: V. 1: A Galaxy book, 392
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,  Read more...

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"Thanks for publishing these plays!"--Louis J. Hinkel, Jr., Emory Univ.

 
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