TITLE

CHAPTER TWO: THE DRAMATISED PERSPECTIVE: HENRY JAMES, THE TRAGIC MUSE; WOLE SOYINKA, THE INTERPRETERS

AUTHOR(S)
KER, David I.
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
African Novel & the Modernist Tradition;1998, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
The chapter examines the novels The Tragic Muse by Henry James and The Interpreters by Wole Soyinka using the dramatized perspective as a guiding concept to provide a useful approach towards technique and thematic definition in the novels. James and Soyinka push their novels as far toward the spoken and the dramatic as they can. They create scenes which are composed of the conflicting attitudes of the protagonists. Characters in their novels have an inherent dramatic element in them which makes the relationships they engage in mere antagonistic attractions warring for their soul.
ACCESSION #
19425863

 

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