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Idanre & other poems

Wole Soyinka

Idanre & other poems

by Wole Soyinka

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Wole Soyinka.
The Physical Object
Pagination88p.
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13946977M

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. A . 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 .

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. 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.

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Idanre & Other Poems book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Idanre, the long one, was written especially for the Commonwealth (British) Arts Festival () and is a creation myth of Ogun, the Yoruba God of Iron.

The other poems range from a meditation on the news of the October Massacres in Northern Nigeria () to a Cited by: Idanre and other poems.

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IDANRE AND OTHER POEMS by Wole SOYINKA and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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.

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Genre/Form: Nigerian poetry (English) Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Soyinka, Wole. Idanre. London, Methuen, (OCoLC)   Idanre, the long one, was written especially for the Commonwealth (British) Arts Festival () and is a creation myth of Ogun, the Yoruba God of Iron.

The other poems range from a meditation on the news of the October Massacres in Northern Nigeria () to a wry lament To My First White Hairs and the love poem Psalm. show more/5(51).

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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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(the question of how movements get founded was precisely the one I had raised in my book, and. Click to read more about Idanre and Other Poems by Wole Soyinka. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers5/5.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. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. 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.