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The Revolutionary Drama and Theatre of Femi Osofisan

Author(s): Chima Osakwe

Book Description

This book is an extensive and captivating study of the work of Femi Osofisan, one of Nigeria’s most important dramatists and postcolonial playwrights. It explores a variety of his plays to gather together insights on the role of art in social change, and discusses the relationship between literature and politics.


ISBN-13: 978-1-5275-1596-3
ISBN-10: 1-5275-1596-6
Date of Publication: 01/11/2018
Pages / Size: 106 / A5
Price: £58.99


Chima Osakwe received his PhD with a specialization in postcolonial literatures from the University of Toronto. His publications have appeared in various scholarly journals including ARIEL, Journal of African Literature Association, Modern Drama and Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry, among others. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in the English Department of York University, Canada.