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Death And The King S Horseman

Death And The King S Horseman
Author: Wole Soyinka
Publisher: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
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Based on real events that took place in Oyo, the ancient Yoruba city of Nigeria, in 1946, Nobel Prize-winner Wole Soyinka's play tells how Simon Pilkings, a well-meaning District Officer, intervenes to prevent the ritual suicide of the Yoruba chief, Elesin.
Death and the King's Horseman
Language: un
Pages: 89
Authors: Wole Soyinka
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Based on real events that took place in Oyo, the ancient Yoruba city of Nigeria, in 1946, Nobel Prize-winner Wole Soyinka's play tells how Simon Pilkings, a well-meaning District Officer, intervenes to prevent the ritual suicide of the Yoruba chief, Elesin.
Death and the King's Horseman
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Wole Soyinka
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-23 - Publisher: Methuen Drama
Elesin Oba, the King's Horseman, has a single destiny. When the King dies, he must commit ritual suicide and lead his King's favourite horse and dog through the passage to the world of the ancestors. A British Colonial Officer, Pilkings, intervenes to prevent the death and arrests Elesin. The play
Death and the King's Horseman
Language: un
Pages: 228
Authors: Wole Soyinka, Simon Gikandi
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: W. W. Norton
This Norton Critical Edition of Death and the King's Horseman is the only student edition available in the United States. Based on events that took place in 1946 in the ancient Yoruban city of Oyo, Soyinka's acclaimed and powerful play addresses classic issues of cultural conflict, tragic decision-making, and the
Decolonizing the Stage
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Christopher B. Balme, Professor of Theatre Studies Christopher B Balme
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
A study of post-colonial drama and theatre. It examines how dramatists from various societies have attempted to fuse the performance idioms of their traditions with the Western dramatic form, demonstrating how the dynamics of syncretic theatrical texts function in performance.
Wole Soyinka and Yoruba Oral Tradition in Death and the King's Horseman
Language: en
Pages: 14
Authors: B. Olabimpe Aboyade
Categories: Authors, Nigerian
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-01-01 - Publisher: Fountain Books
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Contemporary African Plays
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: Wole Soyinka, Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema, Barney Simon, Ama Ata Aidoo, Femi Osofisan, Andrew Whaley
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Methuen Drama
Contemporary African Plays, edited with Introductions by Martin Banham and Jane Plastow of Leeds University, is a collection of some of the most exciting plays from the past twenty-five years of African theatre, spanning the continent's rich and disparate regional and cultural traditions. Included in this collection are three of
Forest of A Thousand Daemons
Language: en
Pages: 153
Authors: D.O. Fagunwa
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-24 - Publisher: City Lights Publishers
The first novel written in the Yoruba language and one of the first to be written in any African language.
Soyinka's Language
Language: en
Pages: 370
Authors: Ofoego, Obioma
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-28 - Publisher: Kwara State University Press
This book explores in depth the uses of language in Wole Soyinka’s plays, poetry and prose. The author approaches Soyinka’s works through meticulous close readings, giving the writer his due by capturing the complexities, ambiguities, and nuances of his language.
Myth, Literature and the African World
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Wole Soyinka, Soyinka Wole
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990-09-13 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The Nigerian author discusses African literature and the writer's role in African society as the modern equivalent of the tribal historian
The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives
Language: en
Pages: 313
Authors: Lola Shoneyin
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-06 - Publisher: Profile Books
Coming soon to Netflix When Baba Segi awoke with a bellyache for the sixth day in a row, he knew it was time to do something drastic about his fourth wife's childlessness. To the dismay of her ambitious mother, Bolanle marries into a polygamous family, where she is the fourth