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Emerging perspectives on Femi Osofisan

Author: Toyin Falola; Tunde Akinyemi
Publisher: Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, ©2009.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Femi Osofisan; Femi Osofisan; Femi Osofisan
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Toyin Falola; Tunde Akinyemi
ISBN: 1592216986 9781592216987 1592216994 9781592216994
OCLC Number: 310154867
Description: x, 481 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Tunde Akinyemi and Toyin Falola --
Femi Osofisan in the wilderness of our generation's dilemmas / Biodun Jeyifo --
The postcolonial state and its texts of meanings: Femi Osofisan's dramaturgy as paradigm / James Tar Tsaaior --
National development and the concept of compassion in Osofisan's Esu and the Vagabond minstrels / Adebola Adebambo Ademeso --
A wasted breed and a grasshopper's Oríkì: interrogating ideological concerns and character metastasis in selected plays of Femi Osofisan / Hope O. Eghagha --
Conflict resolution in Femi Osofisan's Another raft and Farewell to a cannibal rage: models for the attainment of peace in Kaduna State, Nigeria / Alexander Kure --
The political consciousness in African literature: a critical analysis of selected plays of Femi Osofisan / Sola Owonibi --Re-ordering humanity: Femi Osofisan's backward glance in One legend, many seasons / Henri Oripeloye --
The beginning of the end: seed choked by Tars in Femi Osofisan's Birthdays are not for dying / Busuyi Mekusi --
Femi Osofisan: popularity of his audience or audience of his popularity?: a survey of two Nigerian university communities / Festus Ogu Idoko --
Religion, corruption, and democratic Nigeria in Femi Osofisan's drama / Victoria O. Adeniyi --
Anger, women, and the drama of Femi Osofisan: a study of Altine's wrath / Bose F. Afolayan --
The feminism of Femi Osofisan / Ngozi Udengwu --
Sexuality and sexploitation in Osofisan's theater: a reading of the midnight series / Oluchi Joyce Igili --
African literature and the reconstruction of womanhood: a study of selected plays of Femi Osofisan / Sola Owonibi --
Spousal communication in Osofisan's Restless breed / Ayodele Ajulo --
Modern African drama and the emergence of Femi Osofisan's (neo-rationalist) theater: towards a poetics / Ademola Omobewaji Dasylva --
Femi Osofisan: from mimesis to dramatic maturation-a canonical exploration of a general icon / Diran Ademiju-Bepo --
Gone with the western wind: popular genres in the essays of Femi Osofisan / Tiziana Morosetti --
"Figures of fantasy": theatricalizing devices in Femi Osofisan's Another Raft / Kacke Götrick --
Language use in Osofisan's Tegonni / Samuel Alaba Akinwotu --
The action-language dialectic in Femi Osofisan's dramaturgy / Uko Atai --
Tones and the revolution: music, metaphor, and revolutionary concord in the plays of Femi Osofisan / Omotayo Oloruntoba-Oju --
The trope of the market in Femi Osofisan's dramaturgy / Gbemisola Adeoti --
Myth, meta-aestheticism, and the challenge of Femi Osofisan's dramaturgy / Omotayo Oloruntoba-Oju --
From mythology to materiality: Osofisan's reincarnation of Moremi myth in Morountodun / Edde E Iji --
Yéèpà Ṣólàárín ń Bọ̀: a co-translator's experience of Femi Osofisan's Who is afraid of Ṣolarin? / Philip Adedotun Ogundeji --
From Red is the Freedom Road to Ọ̀nà Òmìnira Ọ̀nà Ẹ̀jẹ̀: translation or cultural retrieval? / Laide Sheba.
Responsibility: edited by Tunde Akinyemi and Toyin Falola.

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