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  • Death and the King's Horseman

    Death and the King's Horseman
    av Wole Soyinka

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393322996

    Based on events that took place in Oyo, an ancient Yoruba city of Nigeria, in 1946, Wole Soyinka's powerful play concerns the intertwined lives of Elesin Oba, the king's chief horseman; his son, Olunde, now studying medicine in England; and Simon Pi…

  • Ake: The Years of Childhood

    Ake: The Years of Childhood
    av Wole Soyinka

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679725404

    The Nigerian playwrite, poet, and novelist recounts his first eleven years growing up under the influence of his parents, traditional Yoruba customs, and Christian missionaries

  • Of Africa

    Of Africa
    av Wole Soyinka

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300198331

    A Nobel laureate offers a keen, thought-provoking analysis of Africa's current crises and points the way to cultural and political renewal A member of the unique generation of African writers and intellectuals who came of age in the last days of col…

  • The Palm-Wine Drinkard

    The Palm-Wine Drinkard
    av Amos Tutuola

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571311538

    This classic novel tells the phantasmagorical story of an alcoholic man and his search for his dead palm-wine tapster. As he travels through the land of the dead, he encounters a host of supernatural and often terrifying beings - among them the comp…

  • The Last Summer of Reason

    The Last Summer of Reason
    av Tahar Djaout

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803215917

    This elegant, haunting novel takes us deep into the world of bookstore owner Boualem Yekker. He lives in a country being overtaken by the Vigilant Brothers, a radically conservative party that seeks to control every element of life according to the…

  • The Lion and the Jewel

    The Lion and the Jewel
    av Wole Soyinka

    Häftad - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199110834

    This is one of the best-known plays by Africa's major dramatist, Wole Soyinka. It is set in the Yoruba village of Ilunjinle. The main characters are Sidi (the Jewel), 'a true village belle' and Baroka (the Lion), the crafty and powerful Bale of the…

  • You Must Set Forth at Dawn: a Memoir

    You Must Set Forth at Dawn: a Memoir
    av Soyinka Wole

    Inbunden - 2007 - ISBN: 9780413776280

    The first African to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, as well as a political activist of prodigious energies, Wole Soyinka now follows his modern classic "Ake: The Years of Childhood" with an equally important chronicle of his turbulent life a…

  • Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth

    Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth
    av Wole Soyinka

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593460344

    From the first Black winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and one of our fiercest political activists, a fictional meditation on power and greed--at once a literary hoot, a whodunit, and a scathing indictment of political and social corruption. I…

  • Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth

    Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth
    av Wole Soyinka

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593320167

    From the first Black winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and one of our fiercest political activists, a fictional meditation on power and greed--at once a literary hoot, a whodunit, and a scathing indictment of political and social corruption. I…

  • The Interpreters

    The Interpreters

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593467213

    From the first Black winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature--his debut novel about a group of young Nigerian intellectuals trying to come to grips with themselves and their changing country. First published in 1965. They are the interpreters. Drawn…

  • Season of Anomy

    Season of Anomy

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593467190

    From the first Black winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and one of our fiercest political activists--this political novel about the dangers of corruption, greed, and the desire for power is the follow-up to his acclaimed debut novel The Interpr…

  • Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth

    Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth
    av Wole Soyinka

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526638243

    PRAISE FOR WOLE SOYINKA: You don't see the things the same when you encounter a voice like that - Toni MorrisonHe is the best there is today, a poet and a thinker, who knows both how the world works and how the world should work - Chimamanda Ngozi A…

  • You Must Set Forth at Dawn: A Memoir

    You Must Set Forth at Dawn: A Memoir
    av Wole Soyinka

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375755149

    A compelling memoir by Africa's first Nobel laureate for literature continues the story that began in his childhood autobiography Ake as Soyinka describes the adventures and mishaps of his adulthood, including his frequent exile from his homeland, h…

  • Critical Perspective on Wole Soyinka

    Critical Perspective on Wole Soyinka
    av Wole Soyinka, James Gibbs, Wole Soyinka

    Inbunden - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780914478492

    Distinguished scholars analyze the plays, poetry, and prose of Wole Smoyinka, winner of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1986. Essays trace his career and place his work in the general context of African literature.

  • Critical Perspective on Wole Soyinka

    Critical Perspective on Wole Soyinka
    av Wole Soyinka, James Gibbs, Wole Soyinka

    Pocket - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780914478508

  • Poems of Black Africa

    Poems of Black Africa
    av Wole Soyinka

    Pocket - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780435901714

    This collection includes the work of both established and new poets from the four corners of Africa. The majority of poems were originally written in English but there are translations from Swahili, Yoruba, Portugese and French.

  • The Burden of Memory, the Muse of Forgiveness

    The Burden of Memory, the Muse of Forgiveness
    av Wole Soyinka

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195134285

    When Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka's The Open Sore of a Continent appeared in 1996, it received rave reviews in the national media. Now comes Soyinka's powerful sequel to that fearless and passionate book, The Burden of Memory. Where Open Sore offered…

  • The Credo of Being and Nothingness

    The Credo of Being and Nothingness
    av Professor Wole Soyinka

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789782461186

  • Collected Plays: Volume 2

    Collected Plays: Volume 2
    av Wole Soyinka

    Häftad - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192811646

    `The Lion and the Jewel alone is enough to establish Nigeria as the most fertile new source of English-speaking drama since Synge's discovery of the Western Isles.' The Times The ironic development and consequences of `progress' may be traced throug…

  • Death and The King's Horseman (Malajiska)

    Death and The King's Horseman (Malajiska)

    Häftad - 2017 - Malay - ISBN: 9789674600808

  • Myth, Literature and the African World

    Myth, Literature and the African World
    av Wole Soyinka

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521398343

    Wole Soyinka, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and one of the foremost living African writers, here analyses the interconnecting worlds of myth, ritual and literature in Africa. The ways in which the African world perceives itself as a cultu…

  • The Gods Who Send US Gifts

    The Gods Who Send US Gifts

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780992843694

    This anthology marks the 55th anniversary of the historic 1962 Makerere Conference of African Literature in Uganda bringing together post-independence African writers many of whom would go on to play major roles in defining Africa's literary history…

  • Africa39

    Africa39

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408854686

    Africa has produced some of the best writing of the twentieth century from Chinua Achebe, Ayi Kwei Armah, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, and the Nobel Laureates Wole Soyinka, Nadine Gordimer, J.M. Coetzee and Doris Lessing, to more recent talents like Nuruddin…

  • Africa39

    Africa39

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408869024

    Africa has produced some of the best writing of the twentieth century from Chinua Achebe, Ayi Kwei Armah, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, and the Nobel Laureates Wole Soyinka, Nadine Gordimer, J.M. Coetzee and Doris Lessing, to more recent talents like Nuruddin…

  • Beyond Aesthetics

    Beyond Aesthetics
    av Wole Soyinka

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300247626

    An intimate reflection on culture and tradition, creativity and power, that draws on a lifetime’s commitment to aesthetic encounter The playwright, poet, essayist, novelist, and Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka is also a longtime art collector. Thi…

  • Collected Plays: Volume 1

    Collected Plays: Volume 1
    av Wole Soyinka

    Häftad - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192811363

    The Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka has been hailed as `one of the finest poetic playwrights who have ever written in English' (Martin Esslin) and `a writer of genius' (Irish Times). The five plays in this collection are linked by their concern with th…

  • Theatre Matters

    Theatre Matters

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521630542

    Theatre, in a variety of forms and contexts, can make, and indeed has made, positive political and social interventions in a range of developing cultures across the world. In this book a distinguished team of theatre historians and dramatists explor…

  • Theatre Matters

    Theatre Matters

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521634434

    Theatre, in a variety of forms and contexts, can make, and indeed has made, positive political and social interventions in a range of developing cultures across the world. In this book a distinguished team of theatre historians and dramatists explor…

  • CHRONICLES FROM EXP AIR

    CHRONICLES FROM EXP AIR
    av SOYINKA WOLE

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526638236

  • Contemporary African Plays

    Contemporary African Plays

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780413723307

    The only current anthology to survey the rich variety of contemporary African drama The plays included in this volume are: Death and the King's Horseman by Wole Soyinka; Anowa by Ama Ata Aidoo; The Chattering and the Song by Femi Osofisan; The Rise…

  • Idanre and Other Poems

    Idanre and Other Poems
    av Wole Soyinka

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809013524

    One long poem and an eclectic mix of short poems from the Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian playwright, novelist, poet, and polemical essayist Wole Soyinka.Wole Soyinka is one of Africa's outstanding writers. He is already well known in the United States…

  • Ambiguous Adventure

    Ambiguous Adventure
    av Cheikh H. Kane, Wole Soyinka

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612190549

    The celebrated classic by a groundbreaking figure in African literature addresses a critical contemporary issue--the collision of Islamic African values and Western culture. Hailed by Chinua Achebe as one of the greatest African novels ever written,…

  • Jero Plays

    Jero Plays
    av Wole Soyinda

    Häftad - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780413292407

    "Unquestionably Africa's most versatile writer and arguably one of her finest" (New York Times Book Review) These hilarious and vicious two plays examine the corruption of Nigerian society through a study of the rise and fall of one of its self-made…

  • Forest of  A Thousand Daemons

    Forest of A Thousand Daemons
    av D.O. Fagunwa

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872866300

    "His total conviction in multiple existences within our physical world is as much an inspiration to some of the most brilliant fiction in Yoruba writing as it is a deeply felt urge to 'justify the ways of God to man.'"--Wole Soyinka, translator and…

  • How Little We Are: A Collection of Thoughts

    How Little We Are: A Collection of Thoughts
    av Newton C. Jibunoh

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781946530219

    "He returned to the fray one more time, this time to learn more about the enemy and engineer its defeat... an expression of will-power and tenacity that has become exceedingly rare in this society" - Wole Soyinka Painted in broad strokes, How Little…

  • Reimagining Pan-Africanism. Distinguished Mwalimu Nyerere Lecture Series 2009-2013

    Reimagining Pan-Africanism. Distinguished Mwalimu Nyerere Lecture Series 2009-2013
    av Professor Wole Soyinka

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789987082674

  • Madmen and Specialists

    Madmen and Specialists
    av Wole Soyinka

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809012268

    Written in 1971, Madmen and Specialists is one of Soyinka's most excoriating portrayals of abusers and abused in the new Nigeria ushered in by Biafra and the civil war of 1967-70. Set in the surgery of a doctor, the play is populated by mendicants a…

  • The Invention and ""The Detainee

    The Invention and ""The Detainee
    av Wole Soyinka

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781868883295

    This is the first formal publication of two early plays by Soyinka, The Invention (1959) and The Detainee (1965). Widely regarded as Soyinka's first play, The Invention reflects the obsession with race that marked the apartheid regime, and prophetic…

  • Death and the King's Horseman

    Death and the King's Horseman
    av Wole Soyinka

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474260763

    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…

  • The Open Sore of a Continent

    The Open Sore of a Continent
    av Wole Soyinka

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195119213

    On November 10, 1995, the Nigerian military government under General Sani Abacha executed dissident writer Ken Saro-Wiwa along with eight other activists, and the international community reacted with outrage. The response was quick, decisive, and ne…

  • Aké

    Aké

    Pocket - 2021 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783293209145

  • The Bacchae of Euripides

    The Bacchae of Euripides
    av Wole Soyinka

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393325836

    Wole Soyinka has translated in both language and spirit a great classic of ancient Greek theater. He does so with a poet's ear for the cadences and rhythms of chorus and solo verse as well as a commanding dramatic use of the central social and relig…