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Research on Wole Soyinka

Author: James Gibbs; Bernth Lindfors
Publisher: Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, 1993.
Series: Comparative studies in African/Caribbean literature series.
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Research on Wole Soyinka.
Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, 1993
(OCoLC)622882452
Named Person: Wole Soyinka; Wole Soyinka
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Gibbs; Bernth Lindfors
ISBN: 0865432198 9780865432192 086543218X 9780865432185
OCLC Number: 27732025
Notes: Most of the articles in this volume were originally published in Research in African literature.
Description: vii, 372 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Linguistic function and literary style: an inquiry into the language of Wole Soyinka's The road / Akpofure Oduaran --
The stylistic function of pidgin English in African literature: Achebe and Soyinka / Tony Obilade --
Wole Soyinka and the horses of speech / Bernth Lindfors --
"A storyteller on the Gbohun-Gbohun": an analysis of Wole Soyinka's Three Johnny stories / James Gibbs --
The masks hatched out / James Gibbs --
Metaphor as basis of form in Soyinka's drama / R̓opo Sekoni --
Four alternative endings to Wole Soyinka's A dance of the forests / Robert Fraser --
The last bridge on The road: Soyinka's rage and compassion / Robert M. Wren --
A Nigerian vision of a Greek classic: Soyinka's transformation of The Bacchae / Norma Bishop --
Self-sacrifice and human sacrifice in Soyinka's Death and the king's horseman / James Booth --
Begging questions in Wole Soyinka's Opera Wonyosi / Bernth Lindfors --
The voice and viewpoint of the poet in Wole Soyinka's "Four archetypes" / Tanure Ojaide --
Myth, metaphor, and syntax in Soyinka's poetry / James Booth --
Equivalent structures in Soyinka's poetry: toward a linguistic methodology in African poetry criticism / Sunday O. Anozie --
"To dare transition": Ogun as Touchstone in Wole Soyinka's The interpreters / Kathleen Morrison --
Tear the painted masks. Join the poison stains: a preliminary study of Wole Soyinka's writings for the Nigerian press / James Gibbs --
Soyinka as a literary critic / Obiajuru Maduakor --
The "communalistic" African and the "individualistic" Westerner: some comments on misleading generalizations in Western criticism of Soyinka and Achebe / J.Z. Kronenfeld --
"Larsony" with a difference: an examination of a paragraph from Toward the decolonization of African literature / James Gibbs --
Gibb's gibberish / Chinweizu, Onwuchekwa Jemie, Ihechukwu Madubuike --
Beating the White Man at his own game: Nigerian reactions to the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature / Bernth Lindfors.
Series Title: Comparative studies in African/Caribbean literature series.
Other Titles: Wole Soyinka
Responsibility: edited by James Gibbs & Bernth Lindfors.

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