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Idanre & Other Poems by Wole Soyinka

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Kolawole Joseph rated it it was ok Feb 15, About Professor Wole Soyinka Wole Soyinka–playwright, novelist, poet and polemical essayist–was born in Nigeria in Books by Wole Soyinka.

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Sections IV “the beginning” poeks V “the battle” then tell the story of Ogun in poetical allusions. He sat down immediately to write the poem.

Idanre & Other Poems

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Remy rated it it was amazing Jun 16, As soon as the storm was over, about midnight, he went for snd walk in the wet woods, returning at dawn to find the harvest beginning. Soyinka explains the genesis of the poem thus: Open Preview See a Problem?


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Adeniyi rated it really liked it Mar 20, The first part of this book is ad “of the road” and consists of five short poems two of which are about fatal accidents; altogether the book is made up ans six sections, “of the road”, “lone figure”, “of birth and death”, “for women”, “grey seasons” and “october ’66” poes thirty six short poems about equally divide While Soyinka is best known as a playwright, he is also a poet.

In he became the first African writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Alick Ronard rated it really liked it Jul 26, Article PDF first page preview.