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Collected Plays: Volume 1 (V. 1: A Galaxy Book)

 
 
 
 
Collected Plays: Volume 1 (V. 1: A Galaxy Book)
Author: Wole Soyinka
ISBN 13: 9780192811363
ISBN 10: 192811363
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1973-10-22
Format: Paperback
Pages: 314
List Price: $19.95
 
 

Wole Soyinka won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986. In this volume the five plays are all concerned with the spiritual and the social; with belief and ritual as integrating forces for social cohesion. Whether considering the corruption of urban life or the power of superstition, Soyinka's language and imagination transcend the plays' immediate social contexts.