Myth, Literature and the African World / Edition 1

Myth, Literature and the African World / Edition 1

by Wole Soyinka
     
 

Wole Soyinka, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, here analyses the interconnecting worlds of myth, ritual and literature in Africa.See more details below

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Wole Soyinka, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, here analyses the interconnecting worlds of myth, ritual and literature in Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521398343
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Series:
Canto Series
Edition description:
Canto Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.43(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Morality and aesthetics in the ritual archetype; 2. Drama and the African world-view; 3. Ideology and the social vision (1): the religious factor; 4. Ideology and the social vision (2): the secular ideal; Appendix: the fourth stage; Index.

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