Death and the King's Horseman / Edition 1

Death and the King's Horseman / Edition 1

by Wole Soyinka
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0393977617

ISBN-13: 9780393977615

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

This Norton Critical Edition of Death and the King's Horseman is the only student edition available in the United States. Based on events that took place in 1946 in the ancient Yoruban city of Oyo, Soyinka's acclaimed and powerful play addresses classic issues of cultural conflict, tragic decision-making, and the psychological mindsets of individuals and

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This Norton Critical Edition of Death and the King's Horseman is the only student edition available in the United States. Based on events that took place in 1946 in the ancient Yoruban city of Oyo, Soyinka's acclaimed and powerful play addresses classic issues of cultural conflict, tragic decision-making, and the psychological mindsets of individuals and groups. The text of the play is accompanied by an introduction and explanatory annotations for the many allusions to traditional Nigerian myth and culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393977615
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
477,576
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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