The Six Blindfolded Men and the Elephants: Western Theater Critics versus Productions of Soyinka's Plays in England and the USA

Irobi, Esiaba
March 2008
Philosophia Africana;Mar2008, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p75
Academic Journal
An essay on the impact of consumerism, along with cultural insularity, on the appreciation and reception of the plays of Wole Soyinka and other African plays that are staged in western countries. It states that the author bases his analysis on his own experiences with Soyinka's plays and from several newspaper reviews, which criticized "The Road," directed by Yvonne Brewster in London, England and Soyinka's directorial of his play "Death and the King's Horseman" in New York City.


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