I can see a curious man taking pictures of everything. The walls, the ceilings. I hear an usher asking him to exit one of the rehearsal halls he is peaking into. His curiosity seems peaked. I approach him, inquiring if he can find some time to sit down and talk to me. Femi Osofisan is a prolific critic, novelist, poet and playwright whose work attacks political corruption and injustice.
|Genre:||Health and Food|
|Published (Last):||16 April 2008|
|PDF File Size:||12.51 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||17.77 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Return to Book Page. Esu and the Vagabond Minstrels by Femi Osofisan. Get A Copy. Paperback , 72 pages. More Details Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Esu and the Vagabond Minstrels , please sign up. Be the first to ask a question about Esu and the Vagabond Minstrels.
Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 0. Rating details. All Languages. More filters. Sort order. Start your review of Esu and the Vagabond Minstrels. Mictolay marked it as to-read Aug 17, Lekan marked it as to-read Sep 16, Ayomide rated it liked it Oct 01, Mufutau Tope marked it as to-read Nov 10, Oluwashola Emmanuel marked it as to-read Dec 13, Victor Abayomi marked it as to-read Feb 15, Precious Popoola marked it as to-read Feb 19, Ejigbo Gift marked it as to-read Mar 03, Yinka added it Mar 07, Emily Furlich added it Apr 15, Ayomide Esther marked it as to-read May 22, India Roper-Moyes added it May 26, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
About Femi Osofisan. Femi Osofisan. Femi Osofisan studied in Ibadan, Dakar and Paris and taught theatre and comparative literature at the University of Ibadan for 34 years, a post from which he recently retired. But it is as playwright that he established his reputation, having written and produced over Femi Osofisan studied in Ibadan, Dakar and Paris and taught theatre and comparative literature at the University of Ibadan for 34 years, a post from which he recently retired. But it is as playwright that he established his reputation, having written and produced over fifty plays, roughly half of which have been published.
He approaches his continuous search for a viable modern written theatre that would still be authentically African not only in terms of shared thematic concerns but, more importantly, with a view to form and technique. He has worked on several canonical texts—including Shakespeare, Chekov, Gogol, Brecht, Feydeau, Frisch, and Sophocles—and discussed in his essays the consequences of this interweaving of cultures aimed at producing a new synthesis.
What comes out of the commingling of Soyinka and Brecht or Grotowski, Clark and Ogunde with Barrault, Rotimi with Mnouchekine and so on, particularly against the backdrop of our traditional performance aesthetics? Books by Femi Osofisan. As dedicated readers already know, some of the best and most innovative stories on the shelves come from the constantly evolving realm of young ad Read more Trivia About Esu and the Vagab No trivia or quizzes yet.
Welcome back. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Esu and the Vagabond Minstrels