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Idanre & Other Poems

I agree to the terms and conditions. James Makura rated it it was ok Dec 09, The basic myth is told in more straightforward language in one of the essays in his book on African literature which was the first of his books I read back in January; it is essentially the opposite of the Western “quest” myth — rather than a human hero seeking to find the gods, the gods are seeking to find humanity, unsuccessfully until Ogun forces a path through idnre to the world.

He had once visited the sacred hill, Idanre.

Byers rated it liked it. The first part of this book is entitled “of the road” and consists of five short poems two of which are about fatal accidents; altogether the book is made up of six sections, “of the road”, “lone figure”, “of birth and death”, “for women”, “grey seasons” and “october ’66” with thirty six short poems about equally divided between them, and then the long title poem Idanre.

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Idanre and Other Poems

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Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for his work that “in a wide cultural idanree and with poetic overtones fashions the drama of existence. Lists with This Book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.