Wole Soyinka

Bibliography


Works
Plays
A Dance of the Forests. – London : Oxford Univ. Press, 1963
The Lion and the Jewel. – London : Oxford Univ. Press, 1963
Three Plays. – Evanston, IL, 1962. – Content: The Trials of Brother Jero ; The Strong Breed ; The Swamp Dwellers
Five Plays. – London : Oxford Univ Press, 1964. – Content: A Dance of the Forests ; The Lion and the Jewel ; The Swamp Dwellers ; The Trials of Brother Jero ; The Strong Breed
The Road. – London : Oxford Univ. Press, 1965
Kongi’s Harvest. – London : Oxford Univ. Press, 1967 (1966?)
Three Short Plays. – London : Oxford Univ. Press, 1969
Madmen and Specialists. – London : Methuen, 1971
The Jero Plays. – London : Eyre Methuen, cop. – 1973. – Content: The Trials of Brother Jero ; Jero’s Metamorphosis
Camwood on the Leaves. – London : Eyre Methuen, 1973
Collected Plays. – London : Oxford Univ. Press, 1973-1974. – 2 vol.
Death and the King’s Horseman. – London : Eyre Methuen, 1975
Opera Wonyosi. – Bloomington : Indiana Univ. Press, 1981
A Play of Giants. – London : Methuen, 1984
Requiem for a Futurologist. – London : Rex Colling, 1985
From Zia, With Love ; and, A Scourge of Hyacints. – London : Methuen drama, 1992
King Baabu : a Play in the Manner – Roughly – of Alfred Jarry. – London : Methuen, 2002
 
Poetry
Idanre & Other Poems. – London : Methuen, 1967
Poems From Prison. – London : Rex Collings, 1969
A Shuttle in the Crypt. – London : Rex Collings/Eyre Methuen, cop. – 1972. – Expanded edition of Poems from Prison
Ogun Abibimañ. – London : Rex Collings, 1976
Mandela’s Earth and Other Poems. – New York : Random House, cop. – 1988
Early Poems. – New York : Oxford University Press, 1997. – Content: Idanre & Other Poems ; A Shuttle in the Crypt
Samarkand and Other Markets I Have Known. – London : Methuen, 2002
 
Novels
The Interpreters. – London : Andre Deutsch, 1965
The Man Died : Prison Notes. – London : Rex Collings, 1972
Season of Anomy. – London : Rex Collings, 1973
 
Other
Myth, Literature and the African World. – Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1976
Aké : the Years of Childhood. – London : Collings, 1981
Art, Dialogue & Outrage : Essays on Literature and Culture. – Ibadan : New Horn Press, 1988
Ìsarà : a Voyage Around “Essay”. – New York: Random House, 1989
Ibadan : the Penkelemes Years : a Memoir: 1946-1965. – London : Methuen, 1994
The Open Sore of a Continent : a Personal Narrative of the Nigerian Crisis. – New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
The Burden of Memory, the Muse of Forgiveness. – London : Oxford University Press, 1998
Salutation to the Gut. – Ibadan, Nigeria : Bookcraft Ltd, Pocket gifts, cop. – 2002
The Climate of Fear : the Reith Lectures 2004. – London : Profile, 2004
You Must Set Forth at Dawn : a Memoir. – Random House, 2006
 
Critical studies (a selection)
Critical perspectives on Wole Soyinka / ed. by James Gibbs. – London : Heinemann, 1981
Larsen, Stephan, A Writer and His Gods : a Study of the Importance of Yoruba Myths and Religious Ideas to the Writing of Wole Soyinka. – Stockholm : Stockholm Univ., 1983
Maduakor, Obi, Wole Soyinka : an Introduction to His Writing. – New York : Garland, 1986
Before Our Very Eyes : Tribute to Wole Soyinka, Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature / edited by Dapo Adelugba. – Ibadan : Spectrum Books, 1987
Research on Wole Soyinka / edited by James Gibbes & Bernth Lindfors. – Trenton : Africa World Press, 1993
Wright, Derek, Wole Soyinka Revisited. – New York : Twayne, cop. 1993
Wole Soyinka : an Appraisal / edited by Adewale Maja-Pearce. Oxford : Heinemann, 1994
Ojaide, Tanure, The Poetry of Wole Soyinka. – Lagos : Malthouse Press, 1994
Msiska, Mpalive-Hangson, Wole Soyinka. – Plymouth : Northcote House, 1998
Conversations with Wole Soyinka / edited by Biodun Jeyifo. – Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2001
Ebewo, Patrick, Barbs : a Study of Satire in the Plays of Wole Soyinka. – Kampala, Uganda : JANyeko Pub. Centre, 2002
Jeyifo, Biodun, Wole Soyinka : Politics, Poetics, Postcolonialism. – New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005

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