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Critical perspectives on Wole Soyinka

Author: Wole Soyinka; James Gibbs
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Three Continents Press, ©1980.
Series: Critical perspectives, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Distinguished scholars analyze the plays, poetry, and prose of Wole Smoyinka, winner of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1986. Essays trace his career and place his work in the general context of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bibliographie 1958-1978
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Critical perspectives on Wole Soyinka.
Washington, D.C. : Three Continents Press, ©1980
(OCoLC)645337221
Named Person: Wole Soyinka; Wole Soyinka; Wole Soyinka; Wole Soyinka
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wole Soyinka; James Gibbs
ISBN: 0914478508 9780914478508 0914478494 9780914478492
OCLC Number: 6905568
Description: 274 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introductory essays: --
The early writings of Wole Soyinka / Bernth Lindfors --
Tradition and the Yoruba writer: D.O. Fagunwa, Amos Tutuola and Wole Soyinka / Abiola Irele --
Plays: --
Demoke's choice in Soyinka's A dance of the forests / Nick Wilkinson --
Thoughts on creating the popular theatre / K.E. Senanu --
Soyinka's Brother Jero: prophet, politician and trickster / Richard Priebe --
Kongi's Harvest (a review) / Boyd M. Berry --
Language and meaning in Soyinka's The road / D.S. Izevbaye --
The asphalt god / Ronald Bryden --
A Nigerian original / Penelope Gilliat --
The exigencies of adaptation: the case of Soyinka's Bacchae / K.E. Senanu --
Amateurs in horror / Albert Hunt --
Mediation in Soyinka: the case of the king's horseman / D.S. Izevbaye --
Soyinka's new play / Gerald Moore --
Soyinka's "Beggars opera" / Mario Relich --
The fox's dance: the staging of Soyinka's plays / Annemarie Heywood. Third-world drama: Soyinka and tragedy / Andrew Gurr --
Dramatic theory of Wole Soyinka / Ann B. Davis --
Poetry: --
Complexity and confusion in Soyinka's shorter poems / Roderick Wilson --
Mr. Wilson's interpretation of a Soyinka poem / M.J. Salt --
Poetry as revelation: Wole Soyinka / D.I. Nwoga --
In detentio preventione in aeternum: Soyinka's A shuttle in the crypt / C. Tighe --
A comment on Ogun Abibiman / Omolara Ogundipe-Leslie --
Poetics and the mythic imagination / Stanley Macebuh --
Wole Soyinka: obscurity, romanticism and Dylan Thomas / Robin Graham --
Prose: --
The interpreters: a form of criticism / Mark Kinkead-Weekes --
The man died / Peter Enahoro --
The man died / A.R. Crewe --
Soyinka's Black Orpheus / D.S. Izevbaye.
Series Title: Critical perspectives, 5.
Responsibility: edited by James Gibbs.

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