Death and the King's Horseman

Death and the King's Horseman

by Wole Soyinka

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Death and the King's Horseman by Wole Soyinka

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ISBN-13: 9780393044225
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/1976
Pages: 101

About 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.

Simon Gikandi is Robert Hayden Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan. His books include Reading the African Novel, Writing in Limbo: Modernism and Caribbean Literature, and Maps of Englishness: Writing Identity in the Culture of Colonialism. He is editor of the Ngugi wa Thiong’o volume in the Cambridge Studies in African and Caribbean Literature series. He is presently editing The Encyclopedia of African Literature (Routledge).

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