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Idanre and Other Poems

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Published by Hill & Wang .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Poetry,
  • Nigeria

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7974334M
    ISBN 100809013525
    ISBN 109780809013524
    OCLC/WorldCa23600020


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Idanre & other poems. [Wole Soyinka] -- A selection of poetry discussing political tensions and Africa's cultural traditions. Also includes an adaptation of the creation myth of Ogun, the Yoruba God of Iron.

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Idanre is a religious poem in seven sections. The first part of this book is entitled “of the road” and consists of five short poems two of which are about fatal accidents; altogether the book is made up of poemx sections, “of the road”, “lone figure”, “of birth and death”, “for women.

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This collection brings together Idanre and Other Poems and A Shuttle in the Crypt, two powerful and distinctive volumes of Soyinka's early poetry. The first set of poems, Idanre and Other Poems, traces the author's increasingly radical political awareness and the growth of his appreciation for Africa's indigenous cultural traditions.

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Free shipping over $Cited by: Description. These are selected pages of a typescript of Wole Soyinka’s long poem 'Idanre' (folios 2, 8, 10 and 14). The poem was commissioned for the Commonwealth Arts Festival, and published in a revised form in Soyinka’s Idanre and other poems ().

The poem deals with Ogun, the Yoruba god of war, iron, the hunt and the road, and the patron saint of blacksmiths. Wole Soyinka: Poetry and Emotion. Idanre and other poems. London: Methuen. Soyinka, W. (the question of how movements get founded was precisely the one I had raised in my book, and.

Thanks othef telling us about the problem. Idanre and Other Poems: Professor Wole Soyinka: The first part of this book is entitled “of the road” and consists of five short poems two of which are about fatal accidents; altogether the book is made up of six sections, “of the road”, “lone figure”, “of birth and death”, “for women”, “grey seasons” and “october ’ Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Idanre and Other Poems by Wole Soyinka (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Wole Soyinka, a Nobel Prize laureate and Nigerian exile, has been described by The New York Times as "one of the most compelling literary voices in black Africa." This collection brings together Idanre and Other Poems and A Shuttle in the Crypt, two powerful and distinctive volumes of Soyinka's early poetry.

The first set of poems, Idanre and Other Poems, traces the author's increasingly. Idanre, and Other Poems Soyinka’s first book of poetry, Idanre, and Other Poems, introduces the Yoruban god Ogun, a reoccurring figure in his poetry.

Ogun is the god of iron and metallurgy, of. We are pleased to acknowledge and express our thanks to all those who have contributed to the development of this website in some form of the other either as direct contributors in the area of web design, content provision, or photographic images or as a.

This collection brings together Idanre and Other Poems and A Shuttle in the Crypt, two powerful and distinctive volumes of Soyinka's early poetry.

The first set of poems, Idanre and Other Poems, traces the author's increasingly radical political awareness and the growth of his appreciation for Africa's indigenous cultural : references, Greek mythology, and other so-called pagan references. This essay examines Soyinka's first volume of poetry and focuses on its title poem, “Idanre.” The poet's pilgrimage into the hills of Idanre is a search for truth—a foray into eternal mysteriesof the human condition.

Author of Death and the king's horseman, The road, Poems of Black Africa, Idanre & other poems, Idanre, Poems from prison, Lanzadera en una cripta, The interpreters.

With an introd. by Leslie Lacy. The events in "Idanre", therefore, indicate that Soyinka subscribes to the cyclic theory of history, an age-old idea which holds that the world is periodic, the universe repeats itself ad infinitum in cycle's of time. W.B. Yeats, in memorable terms, immortalizes this idea in his justly famous poems.

Like many other cities and townships in Yorubaland, Idanre has a variety of festivals. Several of these are based on the ancestral history and traditional religions of the Yorubas and are done to celebrate the various demigods who played notable parts in the history of the Yorubas.

The festivals celebrated in Idanre include the following: 1. The latter include Idanre, and Other Poems () and Poems from Prison (; republished as A Shuttle in the Crypt, ), published together as Early Poems (); Mandela’s Earth and Other Poems (); and Samarkand and Other Markets I Have Known ().

His verse is characterized by a precise command of language and a mastery of lyric. Wole Soyinka is not only a dramatist but also a poet, novelist, and critic. His poetry has appeared in several collections, including Idanre and Other Poems (), Poems from Prison (), A.

Buy a cheap copy of Early Poems book by Wole Soyinka. Wole Soyinka, a Nobel Prize laureate and Nigerian exile, has been described by The New York Times as "one of the most compelling literary voices in black Africa." Free shipping over $Pages: Ode To Idanre Hills. poem by Ogunfusika Blessing. O famous and enormous hillssited in an ancient town the pride of the sires.

Page.Idanre and other poems () A Big Airplane Crashed Into The Earth (original title Poems from Prison) () A Shuttle in the Crypt () Ogun Abibiman () Mandela's Earth and other poems () Early Poems () Samarkand and Other Markets I Have Known () Essays.

Towards a True Theater () Culture in Transition ()Education: Abeokuta Grammar School, University of Leeds.