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Myth, literature, and the African world / Wole Soyinka.

Author/Creator:
Soyinka, Wole, author.
Publication:
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1976
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 168 pages ; 21 cm
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Subjects:
African literature -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Africa.
Africa -- Civilization.
Place of Publication:
England Cambridge.
Contents:
Morality and aesthetics in the ritual archetype
Drama and the African world-view
Ideology and the social vision (1): The religious factor
Ideology and the social vision (2): The secular ideal
Appendix: The Fourth Stage.
Notes:
"First published 1976."
"The cover illustration shows a neo-traditional sculpture of the Nimba mask from the Baga, Guinea, signifying creative force. The cover design is by Ken Farnhill."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy is "First paperback edition 1978".
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1976
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0521211905 :
0521293944 (paper)
OCLC:
1959474