The Writer As Myth Maker

by Bernth Lindfors

The Writer As Myth Maker

  • ISBN-13: 9781592212965
  • Author(s): Bernth Lindfors
  • Editor(s): Bernth Lindfors
  • Subject: Literature: history & criticism|literature: history & criticism
  • Publisher: Africa World Press
  • Imprint: Africa World Press
  • Publication Date: 01-03-2005
  • Format: p/b

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£26.99
South Asian readers and scholars find Wole Soyinka and his work specially fascinating. The manner in which he deals with colonial and postcolonial experience, the metaphysical strain embedded in his commentaries on Yoruba heritage and the numerous comparisons he makes with other cultures appeals to a South Asian sensibility. The essays in this volume focus on all the major genres in Soyinka's oeuvre: fiction, poetry, criticism, autobiography and drama. the contributors employ a variety of critical techniques in coming to terms with the writings of this Nobel Prize winning man.
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South Asian readers and scholars find Wole Soyinka and his work specially fascinating. The manner in which he deals with colonial and postcolonial experience, the metaphysical strain embedded in his commentaries on Yoruba heritage and the numerous comparisons he makes with other cultures appeals to a South Asian sensibility. The essays in this volume focus on all the major genres in Soyinka's oeuvre: fiction, poetry, criticism, autobiography and drama. the contributors employ a variety of critical techniques in coming to terms with the writings of this Nobel Prize winning man.

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