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BIBLIOGRAPHY AND CRITICAL TEXTS

portrait Books by Wole Soyinka on Reserve

Books about Wole Soyinka on Reserve

Other Books by Wole Soyinka

Other Books about Wole Soyinka

Books by Wole Soyinka on Reserve


The following titles will be on reserve in Meyer Library until after Soyinka's visit to campus.

Idanre and Other Poems. London: Metheun & Company, 1967.
PR9387.9 .S6 I3
The first collection of poetry published by Soyinka in 1967.

Collected Plays, vol. 1. London: Oxford University Press, 1973.
PR9387.9 .S6
A collection of the early plays of Wole Soyinka including A Dance of the Forests, The Swamp Dwellers, The Strong Breed, The Road, The Bacchae of Euripides.

Collected Plays, vol. 2. London: Oxford University Press, 1974.
PR9387.9 .S6
A collection of the later plays of Wole Soyinka including The Lion and the Jewel, Kongi's Harvest, The Trials of Brother Jero, Jero's Metamorphosis, Madmen and Specialists.

Myth, Literature and the African World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1976.
PL 8010 .S64
A series of essays written in 1972 which confront the disparity between traditional African literature and its fusion with Western civilization.

Aké -- The Years of Childhood. London: Rex Collings, 1981.
PR9387.9 .S6 Z462
An autobiographical memoir of Soyinka's childhood experiences and his coming of age in the struggle for education as the son of a pastor.

Art, Dialogue, and Outrage: Essays on Literature and Culture. Ibadan, Nigeria: New Horn Press, 1988.
PR9387.9 .S6 A88
A series of nineteen collected essays ranging from 1962 to 1983 on such topics as the writer in contemporary Africa, Yoruba tragedy, the political aspects of language, Shakespeare's plays, totalitarianism, and forms of spirituality.


Books about Wole Soyinka on Reserve


The following titles will be on reserve in Meyer Library until after Soyinka's visit to campus.

Jones, Eldred. The Writing of Wole Soyinka. Third Edition. London: James Curry, 1988.
PR9387.9.S6.Z7

Gibbs, James and Lindfors, Bernth. Research on Wole Soyinka. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 1993.
PR9387.9.S6Z78

Wright, Derek. Wole Soyinka Revisted. New York: Twayne, 1993.
PR9387.9.S6 Z97


Other Books by Wole Soyinka


Plays


Before the Blackout (revue). Ibadan, Nigeria: Orisun Acting Editions, 1971. New York: Third Press, 1974.
PR9387.7.S6

Death and the King's Horseman. New York, Norton, 1975.
PR9387.9.S6.D4

Opera Wonyosi. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1981.
PR9387.9.S6O6

Poetry


Idanre and Other Poems. London: Methuen, 1967.
PR9387.9.S6 I3

Poems from Prison. London: Rex Collings, 1969.
PR9387.9.S6.P6

A Shuttle in the Crypt. London: R. Collings, 1972.
PR9387.9.S6.S5

Poems of Black Africa (Editor). London: Heinemann, 1975.
PL8011.P6

Ogun Abibiman. London: Rex Collings, 1976.
PR9387.9.S6.O4

Mandela's Earth and Other Poems. New York: Random House, 1988.
PR9387.9.S6 M36

Autobiographical Fiction and Memoirs


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The Interpreters. London: A. Deutsch, 1965.
PR6037.O82I6

The Man Died -- Prison Notes of Wole Soyinka. London: Rex Collings, 1972.
HV9849.N5.S68

Season of Anomy. London: Rex Collings, 1973.
PR9387.9S6S4

`Isarà: A Voyage around "Essay." New York: Random House, 1989.
PR9387.9.S6Z466

Ibadan: The Penkelemes Years; A Memoir: 1946-1965. London: Methuen, 1994.
PR9387.9.S6Z464

The Open Sore of a Continent: A Personal Narrative of the Nigerian Crisis. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.
PR9387.9 .S6 Z473
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Other Books about Wole Soyinka


Agetua, John. When the Man Died. Benin City, Nigeria: Bendel Newspaper Corp., 1975.
HV9865.5 A15

Morell, Karen, Ed. In Person -- Achebe, Awoonor, and Soyinka at the University of Washington. Seattle: University of Washington, 1975.
PR9340.I5

Okpu, B. Wole Soyinka: A Bibliography. Lagos, Nigeria: Libriservice, 1984.
Z8828.73.O4

Gibbs, James, with Ketu H. Katrak and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Wole Soyinka: A Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Sources. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1986.
Z8828.73.G5

Maduakor, Obi. Wole Soyinka: An Introduction to His Writing. New York: Garland Press, 1986.
PR9387.9.S6.Z77




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