Lion and the Jewel (Three Crowns Book) (Paperback)

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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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780199110834
ISBN-10: 0199110832
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date:
Pages: 72
Language: English
Series: Three Crowns Book