Wole Soyinka, Death and the King’s Horseman

Death and the King's Horseman by Wole Soyinka My rating: 5 of 5 stars As good a modern play as any I am familiar with. Soyinka brilliantly seizes on a literary possibility granted him by a painful history: he synthesizes the festal form of traditional Yoruba drama—which he explains at length in an essay included … Continue reading Wole Soyinka, Death and the King’s Horseman