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Wole Soyinka and modern tragedy

a study of dramatic theory and practice

by Ketu H. Katrak

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Soyinka, Wole -- Tragedies.,
    • Yoruba (African people) in literature.,
    • Tragedy.,
    • Nigeria -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKetu H. Katrak.
      SeriesContributions in Afro-American and African studies,, no. 96
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.S6 Z75 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2545326M
      ISBN 100313240744
      LC Control Number85027153

        Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka, born a Yoruba close to Abeokuta, the capital city of modern Ogun State was greatly inspired by Yoruba mythology, culture, festivals, purification rites and God Ogun. As stated by Prof. Eldred Durosimi Jones, the eminent critic of African Literature, Soyinka "has taken a deep and scholarly interest in the culture of.   Written by Africa’s well known dramatist, Wole Soyinka, the play – The Lion and the Jewel – has its setting in the village of Ilunjunle in Yoruba West Africa. It was published in by Oxford University Press. The play is characterized by culture conflict, ribald comedy and love, where the old culture represented by the uneducated people in Ilunjunle, led by Baroka, .

      Wole Soyinka / by: Msiska, Mpalive-Hangson. Published: () Wole Soyinka and modern tragedy: a study of dramatic theory and practice / by: Katrak, Ketu H. Published: () The open sore of a continent: a personal narrative of the Nigerian crisis / by: Soyinka, Wole. Ketu H. Katrak is Professor of Drama at the University of California, Irvine and the author of Contemporary Indian Dance: New Creative Choreography in India and the Diaspora (Palgrave Macmillan, ); Politics of the Female Body: Postcolonial Women Writers (Rutgers University Press, ); Wole Soyinka and Modern Tragedy (Greenwood Press, ); among other .

        Analysis of Wole Soyinka’s Novels By Nasrullah Mambrol on Ap • (0). Like other novelists in Africa during the years just before and after independence, Wole Soyinka faced the question of ethnic and cultural identity. The now notorious negritude movement, begun in the ’s, had attempted to promote a pan-African identity by distinguishing between two . Overview Acclaimed Nigerian author and playwright Wole Soyinka’s debut play, A Dance of the Forests, widely considered one of the most challenging of his plays to interpret, is inspired by Yoruba belief systems and is an allegory for modern Nigerian the play, Soyinka uses various reincarnations of the same characters to reveal the seamy underside of Nigerian life, .


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Soyinka’s first book of poetry, Idanre, and Other Poems, introduces the Yoruban god Ogun, a reoccurring figure in his poetry. Ogun is the god of iron and metallurgy, of exploration and artistic.

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Opening with a biographical overview of Soyinka's life and. 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 [ ]. Wole Soyinka - playwright, novelist, poet and polemical essayist - was born in Nigeria in Educated there and at Leeds University, he worked in the British theatre before returning to West Africa in In he became the first African writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.3/5(1).In the following poetic-philosophical excerpt from an early essay, Soyinka weaves African myth into the idea of tragedy, with important implications for the task of the modern African playwright.

Download the Full Article This entry is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike International license.Soyinka has criticized several Nigerian military dictators, particularly late General Sanni Abacha, and has also condemned the tyrannical regime of Mugabe in Zimbabwe.

His plays deal with a variety of themes, ranging from comedy to tragedy and from political satire to power struggles of the indigenous people.