Wole Soyinka : an appraisal / edited by Adewale Maja-Pearce

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Subjects: Soyinka, Wole--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; Portsmouth, NH, : Heinemann, 1994
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: ix, 166 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword
Nobel Lecture 1986: This Past Must Address Its Present / Wole Soyinka 1
The Complexity of Freedom / Wilson Harris 22
Soyinka the Tiger / Nadine Gordimer 36
Wole Soyinka and a Living Dramatist: a Playwright's Encounter with Soyinka's Drama / Femi Osofisan 43
The Fiction of Wole Soyinka / Abdulrazak Gurnah 61
Wole Soyinka and the Atunda Ideal: a Reading of Soyinka's Poetry / Niyi Osundare 81
Myth, Literature and the African World / Kwame Anthony Appiah 98
Madmen and Specialists: New Nation States and the Importance of a Tragic Art / Gabriel Gbadamosi 116
On Being Squelched in the Spittle of an Alien Race / Martin Banham 128
Against Ideology: Soyinka vs. Hunt / Adewale Maja-Pearce 133
Wole Soyinka Interviewed 3 July 1993, Notting Hill Gate, London / 'Biyi Bandele-Thomas 142
Notes on Contributors 161
Index 164
Additional Authors: Soyinka, Wole
Maja-Pearce, Adewale
Notes: ISBN: 0435911511
Collection of essays in honor of Wole Soyinka's 60th birthday
Includes "Nobel lecture 1986 : this past must address its present" by Wole Soyinka (p. 1-21)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 31496438
ISBN/ISSN: 0435911511