Citations with the tag: AUTHORS, Nigerian
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- Ezenwa in Pictures.
// Matatu: Journal for African Culture & Society; 2006, Issue 33, p69
Several photographs related to the life of Nigerian literary critic Ezenwa Ohaeto are presented.
- Nigerian literature: Triumphs and travails.
Diala, Isidore // Tydskrif vir Letterkunde; 2011, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p5
The article discusses the papers in the March 2011 issue of "Tydskrif vir Letterkunde," devoted to Nigerian literature, including one which examined the conflation of national history and papers which explored the writer's responsibility to his society.
- Gone Too Soon! Thoughts at Ezenwa--Ohaeto's Graveside on 23 December 2005.
Emenyonu, Ernest N. // Matatu: Journal for African Culture & Society; 2006, Issue 33, p11
The article presents the author's reminiscences of Nigerian literary critic, poet and writer Ezenwa Ohaeto. The author recollects moments of his two decades of friendship and fraternity with Ohaeto. He recalls how Oaheto's dramatic renditions of his poetry at the annual conference convened by...
- The Last Conversation.
Raji, Remi // Matatu: Journal for African Culture & Society; 2006, Issue 33, p17
The article presents an account of the last few days of Nigerian literary critic and writer Ezenwa Ohaeto, in author's words. When the author first went to meet Ohaeto in the hospital in Cambridge, England, they talked about things surrounding the fate of Nigerianness, literature, politics, and...
- Interview with Ezenwa--Ohaeto on the Publication of the Biography of Chinua Achebe.
Onovoh, Paul Onyemechi // Matatu: Journal for African Culture & Society; 2006, Issue 33, p83
This article presents an interview with Nigerian literary critic, poet and writer Ezenwa Ohaeto. He was asked to recount his journey as a poet, a short story writer, a newspaper columnist, a literary critic and a biographer. He also discusses how his father influenced his writings. He was asked...
- Ezenwa--Ohaeto: Poet of the Njakiri Genre.
Nwachukwu-Agbada, J. O. J. // Matatu: Journal for African Culture & Society; 2006, Issue 33, p153
Ezenwa-Ohaeto was a poet of immense artistic vision. He was a conscious member of the Nigerian and African polity and a perspicacious user of the African oral tradition, particularly the Igbo afflatus/affiliation of it. A poet of ideas and style, Ezenwa-Ohaeto was to adopt principally as his...
- Adichie's Purple Hibiscus and issues of ideology in the constitution of the Nigerian novel.
Udumukwu, Onyemaechi // Tydskrif vir Letterkunde; 2011, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p184
The interplay of the subject and concept of ideological interpellation in Adichie's Purple Hibiscus is exemplary of how the Nigerian novel represents the changing experience of nationhood in Nigeria. Adichie's novel adopts the element of voice as a veritable strategy for the constitution of this...
- GHOSTS, PEOPLE, AND BOOKS OF YORUBALAND.
Beilis, Viktor // Research in African Literatures; Winter1987, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p447
The article focuses on books written by the Nigerian author Amos Tutuola. When a book is called a novel, this presupposes the fact that the author is well-versed in literature. The Palm-Wine Drinkardk perhaps the first prose work of the Nigerian author with which European readers became...
- Coming of Age: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and the Voice of the Third Generation.
Hewett, Heather // English in Africa; May2005, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p73
The article focuses on the work of Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The author examines the role of Adichie in relation to the emergence of the Third Generation. The Third Generation, composed mostly of poets and other literary artists, have been greatly credited with reviving the...
- Entropy and Energy: Lagos as City of Words.
Dunton, Chris // Research in African Literatures; Summer2008, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p68
In his 1971 study City of Words, Tony tanner employs the term "entropy" to characterize the vision of the city offered by American novelists of the second half of the twentieth century. The term applies equally to the accounts of Lagos given by novelists such as Ekwensi and Okara in the 1950s...
- Chinua Achebe.
Loveday, Veronica // Chinua Achebe; 2005, p1
Presents a biography of Nigerian author Chinua Achebe. Background and education; Early success of such novels as 'Things Fall Apart' and 'No Longer At Ease'; Influence of the 1960s Nigerian-Biafran War on Achebe's writing; Career as a teacher and writer of educational materials; Awards and...
- Death of a writer.
Boyd, William // New Yorker; 11/27/95, Vol. 71 Issue 38, p51
Pays tribute to Ken Saro-Wiwa, the Nigerian writer who was hanged in prison on November 10, 1995, in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Recollection of author's first meeting with Saro-Wiwa; Production of the television soap opera `Basi & Co.'; Description of writings; Concern for homeland.
- Wole Soyinka.
Belanger, Craig // Wole Soyinka; 2005, p1
Presents a biography on African author Wole Soyinka. Early life in Nigeria; Background on Nigeria as a British colony; Education and influence by Shakespearean scholar, G. Wilson Knight; Details on his work for the Royal Court Theatre in London; How Soyinka used images and myths from Yoruban...
- Social consciousness and ideological vision in Ahmed Yerima's plays: The examples of Hard Ground and The Sisters.
Fosudo, Sola // US-China Foreign Language; Nov2010, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p74
Every generation of Nigerian playwrights has certain arrowheads or front liners whose works enjoy greater recognition both in terms of intellectual and ideological discourse and practical patronage. For instance, Wole Soyinka and Clark are usually associated with the first generation of Nigerian...
- Homage to Chinua Achebe.
Irele, F.Abiola // Research in African Literatures; Fall2001, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p1
Presents articles in tribute to Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe. Significance of Achebe's book `Things Fall Apart,' in the literary and cultural communities in Africa; Reflections on the significance of Achebe to the institution of African literature and culture; Achebe's natural reserve and...
- Ezenwa--Ohaeto As I Knew Him.
Onovoh, Paul Onyemechi // Matatu: Journal for African Culture & Society; 2006, Issue 33, p94
The article presents the author's reminiscences of Nigerian literary critic, writer and poet Ezenwa Ohaeto. The author first met him at an international conference in 1990 and found him easy-going, unassuming, polite and friendly. In 1994 the author met him again in Bavaria, Germany, and they...
- Of Courage and Resilience An Interview with Ezenwa--Ohaeto.
Onovoh, Paul Onyemechi // Matatu: Journal for African Culture & Society; 2006, Issue 33, p97
This article presents an interview with Nigerian literary critic, poet and writer Ezenwa Ohaeto. He was asked whether he is involved in other research endeavors apart from his academic engagements. When asked what was his pen-name in those days he was writing as a pen-name, he replied that he...
- Nigeria and the Poetry of Travails The Niger Delta in the Poetry of Uche Umez.
Diala, Isidore // Matatu: Journal for African Culture & Society; 2006, Issue 33, p317
Especially since the execution of the writer and Ogoni activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, international attention has been drawn to the plight of the Niger Delta. Oil-rich but cynically plundered and exploited, the Niger Delta has become symbolic of the Nigerian nation itself, fabulously endowed yet,...
- 'Daughteronomy': Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, domestic amazons and patriarchal assumptions in Children of the Eagle.
Nwachukwu-Agbada, J. O. J. // Tydskrif vir Letterkunde; 2011, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p86
Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo is one of the outstanding vibrant feminist voices in Nigerian literature today. Her trilogy that started in 1996 was completed in 2002 with the publication of Children of the Eagle. In this novel she underscores the possible place, and role of umuada (women married out of...
- History and ideology in Chimamanda Adichie's fiction.
Ogwude, Sophia O. // Tydskrif vir Letterkunde; 2011, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p110
The colonial experience of the African and the imposition of colonial values on the African worldview are factors that indeed had provided the impetus and even motivation for much of the literary production in the continent. This essay traces specifically the issue of religious ideology/conflict...
- Is This Guerilla Warfare? The Nature and Strategies of the Political Subject in Wole Soyinka's Ake.
Lindeborg, Ruth H. // Research in African Literatures; Winter1990, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p55
Analyzes the nature and strategies of the political subject in "Ake," the autobiography of Nigerian playwright Wole Soyinka. Examination of the women's march as a moment of political and personal transition; Significance of the entry of women into male autobiography; Nature of the political...
- Nigerian Female Writers: A Critical Perspective.
Nwachukwu-Agbada, J. O. J. // Research in African Literatures; Winter1990, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p156
Reviews the book "Nigerian Female Writers: A Critical Perspective," edited by Henrietta Otokunefor and Obiageli Nwodo.
- An Interview with Sefi Atta.
Nwachukwu-Agbada, J. O. J. // Research in African Literatures; Fall2012, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p106
An interview is presented with Nigerian author Sefi Atta. When asked how her upbringing in Nigeria and education in England influenced her perception of home, Atta comments that her personal experiences and emotional closeness to Nigeria has inspired her writing. Other topics covered include...
- Ezenwa-Ohaeto: Chants and the Minstrel.
Nwakanma, Obi // Dialectical Anthropology; 2007, Vol. 31 Issue 1-3, p65
Ezenwa-Ohaeto�s life encapsulates what the critic and novelist Isidore Okpewho has described as the �dignity of intellectual labour.� This becomes clear as we take into consideration, the range of his production as a poet, scholar, and occasional journalist. Ezenwa-Ohaeto�s work grapples...
- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Abbe, Elfrieda // Writer; Nov2010, Vol. 123 Issue 11, p58
Presents an interview with Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The author reflects on the books "Half of a Yellow Sun" and "Purple Hibiscus." Topics discussed include starting with a character, establishing a writing routine, sources of inspiration, and revising first drafts.
- Women and War in Contemporary Love Stories from Uganda and Nigeria.
Ahlberg, Sofia // Comparative Literature Studies; 2009, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p407
This essay presents an analysis of the representation of women and war in the Ugandan and Nigerian contemporary love stories. It proposes a narrative mode in reading the love story in relation to the political turmoil, violence, and conquest and the love stories' possibility to offer a...