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Lion and the Jewel: Soyinka, Wole: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Lion and the Jewel
Lion and the Jewel
Publisher : Oxford Univ Pr
Published Date : 1966/12
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780199110834

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Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Level: Undergraduate
Review: - December 1998 - February 1999 - Fall 1999 - Non-Partnership Schools - Spring 2000
Reader's Catalog

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.