"Finally we have Soyinka's collected plays available in a format accessible and convenient for student readers."--Eileen Crawford, University of the District of Columbia"Soyinka...has established himself as one of the most compelling literary voices in black Africa."--The New York Times
About the Author
is a celebrated Nigerian writer and winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize for Literature. As well as plays he has written two novels, two volumes of poetry, and The Man Died
, notes of his prison experience. His other plays include The Lion and the Jewel, Kongi's Harvest, The Trails of Brother Jero, Jero's Metamorphosis, and Madmen and Specialists
. He has a new book, The Open Sore of a Continent
, published in June 1996.