Death and the King's Horseman

Death and the King's Horseman

by Wole Soyinka
     
 

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About the series: No other series of classic texts equals the caliber of the Norton Critical Editions. Each volume combines the most authoritative text available with the comprehensive pedagogical apparatus necessary to appreciate the work fully. Careful editing, first-rate translation, and thorough explanatory annotations allow each text to meet the highest literary standards while remaining accessible to students. Each edition is printed on acid-free paper and every text in the series remains in print. Norton Critical Editions are the choice for excellence in scholarship for students at more than 2,000 universities worldwide.

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Chicago Tribune
Soyinka both entertains and asks subtle questions about mass psychology, individual psychology, and universal human struggles of the will.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809037933
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
03/28/1987

Meet the Author

Wole Soyinka, one of Africa's foremost writers, won the Nobel Prize in 1986 and is the author of Death and the King's Horseman, among other works.

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