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Death and the King's Horseman Authoritative Text, Backgrounds and Contexts, Criticism

Death and the King's Horseman Authoritative Text, Backgrounds and Contexts, Criticism
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393977615
  • ISBN: 0393977617
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc

AUTHOR

Soyinka, Wole, Gikandi, Simon

SUMMARY

"Backgrounds and Sources" helps readers understand Death and the King's Horseman 's traditional African contexts and the role of theater in African culture. Included are a map of Yoruba-land, discussions of Yoruban religious beliefs and cultural traditions, Soyinka on the various forms that theater has taken in African culture in order to survive, and Anthony Appiah on Soyinka's struggle with the problem of African identity in the creation of Death and the King's Horseman . Commentary on the play as both a theatrical production and a classroom text is provided by Gerald Moore, Tanure Ojaide, and Martin Rohmer. "Criticism" collects nine major essays on the play and the difficulties it presents to readers. Contributors include D. S. Izevbaye, Eldred Durosimi Jones, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Biodun Jeyifo, Wole Soyinka, Joan Hepburn, Adebayo Williams, David Richards, and Olakunle George. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included.Soyinka, Wole is the author of 'Death and the King's Horseman Authoritative Text, Backgrounds and Contexts, Criticism' with ISBN 9780393977615 and ISBN 0393977617.

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