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Death & King's Horseman Nce Pa

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00
ISBN13:

9780393977615

ISBN10:
0393977617
Format:
Textbook Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/17/2002
Publisher(s):
W W NORTON
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Summary

Death and the King's Horseman (1975) is the most widely read work by Nigerian author Wole Soyinka, winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize for Literature.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Acknowledgments xxv
The Text of Death and the King's Horseman 1(64)
Backgrounds and Contexts 65(158)
Map of Yorubaland
66(1)
The Yoruba World
67(7)
Henry John Drewal
John Pemberton III
Rowland Abiodun
Oba Waja (The King Is Dead)
74(15)
Duro Ladipo
Theatre in African Traditional Cultures: Survival Patterns
89(14)
Wole Soyinka
[Wole Soyinka and the Myth of an African World]
103(10)
Anthony Appiah
Soyinka's New Play
113(2)
Gerald Moore
[Death and the King's Horseman in the Classroom]
115(6)
Tanure Ojaide
Wole Soyinka's `Death and the King's Horseman,' Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
121(20)
Martin Rohmer
Criticism
Mediation in Soyinka: The Case of the King's Horseman
141(10)
D. S. Izevbaye
Death and the King's Horseman
151(4)
Eldred Durosimi Jones
Being, the Will, and the Semantics of Death
155(9)
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
[Ideology and Tragedy]
164(8)
Biodun Jeyifo
[Elesin Oba and the Critics]
172(5)
Wole Soyinka
[Ritual Closure in Death and the King's Horseman]
177(10)
Joan Hepburn
Ritual and the Political Unconscious: The Case of Death and the King's Horseman
187(9)
Adebayo Williams
[Death and the King's Horseman and the Masks of Language]
196(11)
David Richards
[Tragedy, Mimicry, and ``The African World'']
207(16)
Olakunle George
A Chronology 223(4)
Wole Soyinka
Selected Bibliography 227


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