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Myth, Literature and the African World (Canto) Review ê 2 Wole Soyinka ✓ 2 Summary Review Myth, Literature and the African World (Canto) Wole Soyinka winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and one of the foremost living African writers here analyses the interconnecting worlds of myth ritual and literature in Africa The ways in which the African world perceives itself as a cultural entity and the. this guy makes me wanna go on a steady diet of the Africa writers of whom he approves

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Myth, Literature and the African World (Canto) Review ê 2 Wole Soyinka ✓ 2 Summary Review Myth, Literature and the African World (Canto) Differences between its essential unity of experience and literary form and the sense of division pervading Western literature are just some of the issues addressed The centrality of ritual gives drama a prominent place in Soyinka's discussion but he deals in eual. In Bezug auf die Beschreibung der Lebensweisen weniger anschaulich und detailliert als B cher von Kenyatta Nyerere oder NgugiIn Bezug auf die Analyse der Weltsicht weniger glaubw rdig als diejenigen von Nyerere oder Obafemi M glicherweise ist meine Ansicht aber auch voreingenommen Ehrlich gesagt kann ich mich zum Zeitpunkt dieses Kommentars kaum mehr an das Buch erinnern

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Myth, Literature and the African World (Canto) Review ê 2 Wole Soyinka ✓ 2 Summary Review Myth, Literature and the African World (Canto) Ly illuminating ways with contemporary poetry and fiction Above all the fascinating insights in this book serve to highlight the importance of African criticism in addition to the literary and cultural achievements which are the subject of its penetrating analysis. A general discussion of African literature by the 1986 Nobel Prize winner in Literature The first chapter The ritual archetype analyzes the mythology and ritual of Yoruba religion and how it reflects a different world view than European both pagan and Christian mythology The second chapter Drama and the African worldview deals with tragedy Soyinka is best known as a playwright He compares instances of African and Afro Brazilian plays based on the Yoruba mythology and then gives a general account of the development of drama from ritual in Africa relating it to Nietzsche s account of the development of Greek tragedy The core of the book is two chapters on Ideology and the social vision which analyze a selection of African novels and the way they come to grips or fail to with the problem of creating or recreating an African culture after colonialism trying to avoid both European intellectual domination and a romanticised Negritude The book ends with an earlier essay on mythology as an appendix For such a short book there is much interesting thought and analysis and I learned a great deal about the intellectual currents of contemporary Africa I was impressed by Soyinka s approach to political uestions Unfortunately I have only read one of the works which he analyzes so it was difficult to judge his opinions but this has inspired me to look out for contemporary African literature and particularly to want to read some of his own plays


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    [EPUB] (Myth, Literature and the African World (Canto)) A general discussion of African literature by the 1986 Nobel Prize winner in Literature The first chapter The ritual archetype analyzes the mythology and ritual of Yoruba religion and how it reflects a different world view than European both pagan and Christian mythology The second chapter Drama and the African

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  • Paperback
  • 184
  • Myth, Literature and the African World (Canto)
  • Wole Soyinka
  • English
  • 08 October 2018
  • 9780521398343