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|Book||NF 822.91 S (Browse shelf)||Available||S072955555|
Death and the King's Horseman (1975) is the most widely read work by Nigerian author Wole Soyinka, winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize for Literature. The text is accompanied by an introduction and explanatory annotations. "Backgrounds and Contexts" provides readers with a thorough understanding of the play's traditional African contexts. "Criticism" includes nine major essays on Death and the King's Horseman, focusing on the difficulties the play presents to its readers.