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ISBN10: 1578063353 ISBN13: 9781578063352 DDC: 822/.914 LCC: PR9387.9


Includes bibliographical references and index. Tradition and the Yoruba writer : D.O. Fagunwa, Amos Tutuola, and Wole Soyinka / Abiola Irele -- Poetics and the mythic imagination / Stanley Macebuh -- Fox's dance : the staging of Soyinka's plays / Annemarie Heywood -- Complexity of freedom / Wilson Harris -- Being, the will, and the semantics of death / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- Blood and wine : tragic ritual from Aeschylus to Soyinka / Philip Brockbank -- Soyinka and his radical critics : a review / Brian Crow -- Wole Soyinka and the tropes of disalienation / Biodun Jeyifo -- Wole Soyinka and Heine Muller : different cultural contexts, similar approaches / Joachim Fiebach -- Periodic embodiments : a ubiquitous trope in African men's writing / Florence Stratton -- Myth, literature, and the African world / Kwame Anthony Appiah -- Wole Soyinka and the living dramatist : a playwright's encounter with the drama of Wole Soyinka / Femi Osofisan -- Wole Soyinka and the Atunda ideal : a reading of Soyinka's poetry / Niyi Osundare -- Space of transformations : theory, myth, and ritual in the work of Wole Soyinka / Ato Quayson.


  • LCC: PR9387.9
  • Dewey Decimal: 822/.914

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xxii, 242 p. ; 24 cm.


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