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He had once visited the sacred hill, Idanre. Lists with This Book. Niger falls back off track. The basic myth is told in more straightforward language in one of the essays in his book on African literature which was the first of his books I read back in January; it is essentially the opposite of the Western “quest” myth — rather than a human hero seeking to find the gods, the gods are seeking to find humanity, unsuccessfully until Ogun forces a path through chaos to the world.

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The rise of Chadema in Tanzania. The first part of this book is entitled “of the road” and consists of five short poems two of which are about fatal accidents; altogether the book is made up of six sections, “of the road”, “lone figure”, “of birth and death”, “for women”, “grey seasons” and “october ’66” with thirty six short poems about equally divide While Soyinka is best known as a playwright, he is also a poet.

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Idanre and Other Poems. In the first section “deluge” a storm is described in mythical terms as a conflict of Ogun otuer Sango; in sections II “. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Benjamin David rated it liked it Jun 17, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Three years later a severe thunderstorm reminded him of his visit.