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Wole Soyinka

Eldred D. Jones

Wole Soyinka

by Eldred D. Jones

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Published by Twayne in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Soyinka, Wole -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Nigeria -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 175-180.

      Statementby Eldred Durosimi Jones.
      SeriesTwayne"s world authors series, TWAS, 256. Nigeria
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.S6 Z68
      The Physical Object
      Pagination183 p.
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5285308M
      LC Control Number72004121

      In celebration of Mr. Wole Soyinka’s 81st birthday on Monday, we have compiled a list of the prolific writer’s most memorable plays 1. The Lion and the Jewel: Performed in at the Ibadan Arts Theatre, this was one of Soyinka’s first plays in Nigeria. It interestingly explores the conflict between modernity and tradition [ ]. Ake': The Years of Childhood (The Vintage Library of Contemporary World Literature) by Wole Soyinka and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at home-and-stone-investments.com

      Soyinka argues that the abuse of Africa and Africans (i.e., the slave trade) belongs in company with the Holocaust and Hiroshima in the museum of human inhumanity. He also wonders why, in , the global media obsessed over some Danish cartoons insulting to . Complete summary of Wole Soyinka's The Interpreters. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Interpreters. home-and-stone-investments.com will help you with any book or any question. Our.

      "The Interpreters" by Wole Soyinka is a novel with no real plot structure. It centers around the dialogue among five Nigerian scholars who have received a formal Western education. The characters discuss the prevalence of corruption and the pitfalls of the Nigerian government and social structure. Wole Soyinka, winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Lifetime Achievement Award, is a Nigerian playwright, poet, essayist, and profile in courage. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in , the first African to be so honored. At 78, he still afflicts the political .


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