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ARCHIVED ISSUE

 

Volume 8 • Number 5 • September 2015

 

On the cover: Wole Soyinka, in full Akinwande Oluwole Soyinka, is Professor in Residence at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. An activist in Nigeria’s fight for independence, he was imprisoned in solitary confinement from 1967 to 1969 for writing an article that called for a cease-fire. To this day he is deeply involved in Nigerian politics and the shaping of Nigeria (Federal Republic of Nigeria) as an independent nation.

Rethinking Wole Soyinka:
81 Years of Protracted Engagement

 

Guest Editor
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Introduction, Rethinking Wole Soyinka: 80 Years of Protracted Engagement
by Celucien L. Joseph
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From Chibok with Love
by Wole Soyinka
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The Arrogance of Faith and Religious Imperialism: Soyinka’s Radical Theistic Humanism and Generous Tolerance
by Celucien L. Joseph
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Two Chains, One Choice: Soyinka and the Quest for Freedom from the Twin Plagues of Political and Religious Maladies in “Samarkand and Other Markets I have known”
by Segun Adekoya
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Unto These Hills: Soyinka's Spiritual Journey in Idanre
by Nagueyalti Warren
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A Pragmatic Analysis of Nigerianisms in the English Usage in Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman
by Moses Adebayo Aremu
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Proverbs as Cultural Semiotics in Soyinka’s Death and The King’s Horseman
by Moses Adebayo Aremu
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Between Madmen and Specialists and the Beatification of Area Boy: A Comparison of Style
by Omolara Kikelomo Owoeye and Omolade Bamigboye
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A Bibliography of Secondary Sources on Wole Soyinka, 1988 – 1990: A Work in Progress
by James Gibbs
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Wole Soyinka: Chronology and Selected Bibliography
by Celucien L . Joseph
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Wole Soyinka Graduate Commencement Address 2014 at Loyola Marymount University
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRPot0gUc0I)
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