TITLE

Death and the King's horseman

AUTHOR(S)
Andrews, Beverly
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
New African;Mar2010, Issue 493, p100
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Entertainment Review
ABSTRACT
The article reviews the theatrical production "Death and the King's Horseman," by Wole Soyinka, performed at the National Theatre in London, England.
ACCESSION #
48538587

 

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