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The Lion and the Jewel Wole Soyinka

The Lion and the Jewel By Wole Soyinka

The Lion and the Jewel by Wole Soyinka


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Summary

Set in the Yoruba village of Ilunjinle, this is one of the popular plays by Africa's major dramatist, Wole Soyinka. The theme of this play is how the lion hunts the Jewel. The main characters of this play are Sidi (the Jewel), 'a true village belle' and Baroka (the Lion), the crafty Bale of the village, Lakunle, the young teacher, and more.

The Lion and the Jewel Summary

The Lion and the Jewel by Wole Soyinka

This is one of the best-known plays by Africa's major dramatist, Wole Soyinka. It is set in the Yoruba village of Ilunjinle. The main characters are Sidi (the Jewel), 'a true village belle' and Baroka (the Lion), the crafty and powerful Bale of the village, Lakunle, the young teacher, influenced by western ways, and Sadiku, the eldest of Baroka's wives. How the Lion hunts the Jewel is the theme of this ribald comedy.

Additional information

GOR002415546
9780199110834
0199110832
The Lion and the Jewel by Wole Soyinka
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1974-04-04
72
N/A
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