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Wole Soyinka

Autor/a de Aké: The Years of Childhood

130+ obres 4,425 Membres 44 Ressenyes 6 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Wole Soyinka was born in Abeokuta, Ogun State of Nigeria on July 13, 1934. He attended Government College and University College in Ibadan before receiving a degree in English from the University of Leeds in England in 1958. He has held research and teaching appointments at several universities mostra'n més including the University of Ibadan, the University of Ife, Cornell University, Emory University, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Loyola Marymount. He is a distinguished playwright, poet, novelist, essayist, social critic, political activist, and literary scholar. His plays include The Swamp Dwellers, The Lion and the Jewel, A Dance of the Forests, The Bacchae of Euripides, A Play for Giants, Death and the King's Horsemen, From Zia with Love, The Beatification of Area Boy, and King Baabu. His collections of poetry include Idanre and Other Poems, A Shuttle in the Crypt, and Mandela's Earth and Other Poems. His novels include The Interpreters, which won the 1968 Jock Campbell Literary Award, and Season of Anomy. His autobiographical works include Ake: The Years of Childhood, Isara: A Voyage Around Essay, The Open Sore of a Continent: A Personal Memoir of the Nigerian Crisis, and You Must Set Forth at Dawn. His literary essays collections include Myth, Literature and the African World and Art, Dialogue and Outrage. During the civil war in Nigeria, he appealed for cease-fire in an article. Accused of treason, he was held in solitary confinement for 22 months. Two of his works, The Man Died: Prison Notes of Wole Soyinka and Poems from Prison, were secretly written on toilet paper and smuggled out of prison. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
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Obres de Wole Soyinka

Aké: The Years of Childhood (1981) 731 exemplars
Death and the King's Horseman (1975) 528 exemplars
Els intèrprets (1965) 332 exemplars
The Lion and the Jewel (1962) 155 exemplars
Death and the King's Horseman (1975) 153 exemplars
Collected Plays 1 (1973) 142 exemplars
Season of Anomy (1973) 128 exemplars
Collected Plays 2 (1974) 110 exemplars
Of Africa (2012) 69 exemplars
Madmen and Specialists (1743) 65 exemplars
Poems of Black Africa (1975) — Editor — 64 exemplars
Idanre and Other Poems (1967) 64 exemplars
A Shuttle in the Crypt (1972) 55 exemplars
Kongi's Harvest (1967) 43 exemplars
A Dance of the Forests (1963) 41 exemplars
Mandela's Earth and Other Poems (1988) 41 exemplars
The Road (1965) 33 exemplars
Six Plays (1984) 31 exemplars
Selected Poems (2002) 18 exemplars
A Play of Giants (Modern Plays) (1984) 14 exemplars
Early Poems (1998) 13 exemplars
Naar Afrika (1998) 12 exemplars
The Jero Plays (Modern Plays) (1964) 11 exemplars
Ogun Abibiman (1976) 9 exemplars
King Baabu (2002) 8 exemplars
Five plays 8 exemplars
Opera wonyosi (1981) 7 exemplars
The trials of Brother Jero (1969) 5 exemplars
Requiem for a Futurologist (1985) 5 exemplars
The Swamp Dwellers 5 exemplars
Teatro (1987) 5 exemplars
The Beatification of Area Boy (1995) 4 exemplars
A Scourge of Hyacinths (1999) 4 exemplars
Transition: Volume 2: No. 57 (1992) 3 exemplars
The Strong Breed 3 exemplars
INTERVENTIONS VOL I 2 exemplars
Gedichten (1987) 1 exemplars
Before the Blackout 1 exemplars
Gekken & specialisten (2021) 1 exemplars
Vrijeme rasapa (2013) 1 exemplars
Tumači 1 exemplars
Alapata Apata (2015) 1 exemplars
A Democracy Day Primer (2019) 1 exemplars
Il peso della memoria (2007) 1 exemplars
Afrika'ya Dair (2018) 1 exemplars
Outsiders 1 exemplars
Teatro africano 1 exemplars
Outsiders 1 exemplars
The Invention and The Detainee (2005) 1 exemplars
Man And Nature 1 exemplars
Tolkene (1980) 1 exemplars
Ws: A Life in Full (Paper) (2004) 1 exemplars
La ‰strada: teatro (1997) 1 exemplars
Tumaci 1 exemplars
Poems from Prison 1 exemplars
Etiki Revu Wetin 1 exemplars
Salutation to the gut (2002) 1 exemplars
Kuranty ciszy i inne wiersze (1982) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

The Art of the Personal Essay (1994) — Col·laborador — 1,383 exemplars
El Bevedor de vi de palma : i el seu difunt sagnador de vi de palma a la ciutat dels morts (1952) — Introducció, algunes edicions498 exemplars
World Poetry: An Anthology of Verse from Antiquity to Our Time (1998) — Col·laborador — 450 exemplars
African Folktales (1983) — Introducció, algunes edicions421 exemplars
Against Forgetting: Twentieth-Century Poetry of Witness (1993) — Col·laborador — 336 exemplars
Ambiguous Adventure (1961) — Epíleg, algunes edicions311 exemplars
The Vintage Book of Contemporary World Poetry (1996) — Col·laborador — 311 exemplars
Modern Poetry from Africa (1963) — Col·laborador — 266 exemplars
The Last Summer of Reason (2001) — Pròleg, algunes edicions224 exemplars
Granta 108: Chicago (2009) — Col·laborador — 142 exemplars
Forest of a Thousand Daemons: A Hunter’s Saga (1939) — Traductor, algunes edicions101 exemplars
Nobel Lectures: From the Literature Laureates, 1986 to 2006 (2006) — Col·laborador — 72 exemplars
An African Treasury (1960) — Col·laborador — 71 exemplars
Africa39: New Writing from Africa South of the Sahara (2014) — Introducció — 65 exemplars
James Baldwin: The Legacy (A Touchstone book) (1989) — Pròleg — 57 exemplars
Postcolonial Plays: An Anthology (2001) — Col·laborador — 32 exemplars
One World of Literature (1992) — Col·laborador — 24 exemplars
African Literature: an anthology of criticism and theory (2007) — Col·laborador — 23 exemplars
Out of Bounds: British, Black, and Asian Poets (2012) — Col·laborador — 13 exemplars
Shakespeare and Race (2000) — Col·laborador — 11 exemplars
Crosswinds: An Anthology of Black Dramatists in the Diaspora (1993) — Playwright — 11 exemplars
The word is here : poetry from modern Africa (1973) — Col·laborador — 5 exemplars

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Wole Soyinka returns to Biafra a All Books Africa (octubre 2007)

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Obres
130
També de
24
Membres
4,425
Popularitat
#5,662
Valoració
3.8
Ressenyes
44
ISBN
316
Llengües
19
Preferit
6

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