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Wole Soyinka

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In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Adelugba, Dapo. Before Our Very Eyes: Tribute to Wole Soyinka, Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature (Ibadan: Spectrum, 1987).

Agetua, Joh (comp.) When the Man Died: Views, Reviews & Interview on Wole Soyinka's Controversial Book (Benin City: Agetua, 1975).

Maja-Pierce, Adewale (ed.) Wole Soyinka: An Appraisal (Portsmouth NH: Heinemann, 1994).

Soyinka, Wole. The Man Died: Prison Notes of Wole Soyinka (NY: Harper & Row, 1972).

__________. Myth, Literature & the African World (NY: Cambridge, 1976).

__________. Aké: The Years of Childhood (London: Collings, 1981).

__________. The Past Must Address Its Present: The 1986 Nobel Lecture (NY: Anson Phelps Stokes Institute, 1988).

__________. Isara, a Voyage around Essay (NY: Random House, 1989).

__________. The Blackman & the Veil: A Century On; and, Beyond the Berlin Wall: Lectures (Accra: SEDCO, 1993).

__________. Art, Dialogue, & Outrage: Essays on Literature & Culture (NY: Pantheon, 1993).

__________. Ibadan: The Penkelemes Years: A Memoir, 1946-1965 (London: Methuen, 1994).

__________. The Open Sore of a Continent: A Personal Narrative of the Nigerian Crisis (NY: Oxford, 1996).

__________. The Burden of Memory, the Muse of Forgiveness (NY: Oxford, 1999).

__________. Arms & the Arts: A Continent's Unequal Dialog (Cape Town: U. of Cape Town, 1999).

__________. Nigeria's Transition to Democracy: Illusions & Realities (Port Harcourt: Centre for Advanced Social Science, 2002).

__________. Climate of Fear: The Quest for Dignity in a Dehumanized World (NY: Random House, 2004).

In the Library: Fiction

Soyinka, Wole. The Interpreters (London: Heinemann, 1970).

__________. Seasons of Anomy (NY: Third Press, 1974).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

Soyinka, Wole. Idanre & Other Poems (NY: Hill & Wang, 1969).

__________. A Shuttle in the Crypt (London: R. Collings, 1972).

__________. Ogun Abibiman (Johannesburg: Raven, 1980).

__________. Poems from Prison [1969] (London: R. Collings, 1981).

__________. Mandela's Earth & Other Poems (NY: Random House, 1988).

__________. Early Poems (NY: Oxford, 1998).

__________. Selected Poems (London: Methuen, 2001).

__________. Samarkand & Other Markets I Have Known (Lagos: Crucible, 2002).

__________. Salutation to the Gut (Ibadan: Pocket Gifts, 2002).

In the Library: Drama

Soyinka, Wole. Five Plays (London: Oxford, 1964). A Dance of the Forests, The Lion & the Jewel, The Swamp Dwellers, The Trials of Brother Jero, & The Strong Breed.

__________. Collected Plays (2 vols.; NY: Oxford, 1973). I: A Dance of the Forests, The Swamp Dwellers, The Strong Breed, The Road & The Bacchae of Euripides; & II: The Lion & the Jewel, Kongi's Harvest, The Trials of Brother Jero, Jero's Metamorphosis, & Madmen & Specialists.

__________. Six Plays (London: Methuen, 1984). The Trials of Brother Jero, Jero's Metamorphosis, Camwood on the Leaves, Death & the King's Horseman, Madmen & Specialists & Opera Wonyosi.

__________. A Play of Giants (NY: Methuen, 1984).

__________. Requiem for a Futurologist (London: Rex Collings, 1985).

__________. From Zia, with Love; and, A Scourge of Hyacinths (London: Methuen, 1992).

__________. The Beatification of Area Boy, a Lagosian Kaleidoscope (London: Methuen, 1995).

__________. King Baabu (London: Methuen, 2002).

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