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Soyinka : Blackout, Blowout & beyond : Wole Soyinka's satirical revue sketches

Author: Wole Soyinka; Martin Banham; Chuck Mike; Judith Greenwood
Publisher: Oxford : James Currey ; Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, 2005.
Series: African theatre.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

Publishes for the first time Nobel Prize winner Wole Soyinka's early revue sketches on which his later plays draw strongly for characters and situations.

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Genre/Form: Quelle
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Drama
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Soyinka, Wole.
Soyinka.
Oxford : James Currey ; Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, 2005
(OCoLC)647566546
Named Person: Wole Soyinka; Wole Soyinka; Wole Soyinka; Wole Soyinka; Wole Soyinka
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wole Soyinka; Martin Banham; Chuck Mike; Judith Greenwood
ISBN: 0852555954 9780852555958
OCLC Number: 56461124
Description: viii, 216 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Back to before: Soyinka's stagecraft in The beatification of area boy & King Baabu / by Martin Banham --
Before the blackout: Ballad of Nigerian philosophy 1-Èmi À Bí'Befà --
In carcarem conicio --
Babuzu Lion Heart --
Vintage scenes: Onitsha market --
For better for worse --
Symbolic peace, symbolic gifts --
Obstacle race --
Death before discourtesy --
Go north old man --
Nigerian national mart --
Childe internationale --
Press conference --
Ballad of Nigerian philosophy 2-The Ogbugbu of Gbu --
Soyinka at work: Recollections by Joachim Fiebach: a personal memoir --
Chuck Mike: notes on Soyinka's sketch material --
Ahmed Yerima: Soyinka's guerilla theatre, University of Ife --
Before the blowout: Home to roost --
Polling booth 77H --
Big game safari --
Priority project: Phase I to --
Interview panel --
Olympic torch bearer --
Riceee --
Emergency anthem! --
Before the deluge: Song of the lagoon nomad --
Population control --
Homage to yellow thrones --
A little to the left --
Unlimited liability company --
Green revolution --
The invention.
Series Title: African theatre.
Responsibility: editors, Martin Banham ; in association with Chuck Mike & Judith Greewood ; reviews editor, Jane Plastow.
Local System Bib Number:
000778147
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[A] seminal contribution in the African Theatre Series. A compendium that will serve the interests of students, researchers and even the general reader with a bias for African drama and theatre. It Read more...

 
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