Item description for Songs of the Marketplace (Opon ifa series) by Niyi Osundare...
Winner of the Commonwealth Poetry Prize for 1986, Niyi Osundare is one of Nigeria's most prominent younger writers. This first collection of his poetry is the expression of a critical awareness in its exploration of the social situation in contemporary Nigeria. In an introduction, Biodun Jeyifo remarks that his distinctive voice is attributable to the fact that his verses confront both poetry of revolution and a revolution of poetry, in terms of forms and techniques. Thirty-five poems are included.
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Studio: Niyi Osundare
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.72" Width: 4.96" Height: 0.31" Weight: 0.26 lbs.
Release Date Dec 29, 1983
Publisher Niyi Osundare
ISBN 9782266108 ISBN13 9789782266101
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