The politics of the shuttle: Wole Soyinka's poetic space

Thomson, Jeff
June 1996
Research in African Literatures;Summer96, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p94
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Suggests that a poet's imaginative authority derives from an ability to speak for the people, states Robert Bly. His conception of art; Collection of Soyinka's 1972 `A Shuttle in the Crypt'; Shuttle's elusive double meaning; Distance between the poet and the men for several reasons; Questions death asks.


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