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cultural background to the plays of J.P. Clark-Bekederemo

Egbe Ifie

cultural background to the plays of J.P. Clark-Bekederemo

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Published by End-Time Pub. House in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Clark-Bekederemo, J. P. 1935- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Literature and society -- Nigeria.,
    • Nigeria -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 192-194).

      Statementby Egbe Ifie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.C55 Z7 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 195 p. ;
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL879339M
      ISBN 109782163961
      LC Control Number95166641
      OCLC/WorldCa33105693

        marxist revolutionary impulse and consciousness in long walk to a dream Gas flaring, oil spillage pipeline explosion engendered by the activities of oil exploration and exploitation in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria by the comprador bourgeois class – the Nigerian government and the exploitative and hegemonic multinational oil capitalists.   For instance, Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka and J. P. Clark-Bekederemo visited General Banbangida to plead for Mamman Vasta, a soldier-poet who was alleged to have masterminded a coup. (7.) Efforts at replicating this in some other university towns as Nsukka, Ilorin and Ago-Iwoye also inspired student-poets. (8.).   So, I was thrilled to learn that Adewale Maja-Pearce had just written a biography about Clark, titled, A Peculiar Tragedy: J.P. Clark-Bekederemo and the Beginning of Modern Nigerian Literature in English. I went online to buy the book; with taxes, shipping and handling and other forms of robbery fees, I was looking at $


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Clark-BekederemoAuthor: Egbe Ifie. Cultural background to the plays of J.P. Clark-Bekederemo. Ibadan, Nigeria: End-Time Pub. House, © (OCoLC) Named Person: J P Clark-Bekederemo; J P Clark-Bekederemo; John Pepper Clark: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Egbe Ifie.

On 6 Decemberto honour the life and career of Professor John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo, a celebration was held at Lagos Motor Boat Club, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, for the publication of J.

Clark: A Voyage, The definitive biography of the main animating force of African poetry, written by playwright Femi Osofisan.

A cultural background to the plays of J.P. Clark-Bekederemo by Egbe Ifie (Book) John Pepper Clark, Three plays: a critical view by Martin Banham (Book). Clark-Bekederemo –. Nigerian poet, playwright.

Raised a Chief ’ s Son. Adapted African Epic. Faced Controversy Over War Poems. Selected works. Sources. One of modern Nigeria ’ s foremost literary figures, J.

Clark-Bekederemo, known for the first part of his career as John Pepper Clark, is also one of the country ’ s most versatile thinkers. His work has. Wren’s work in Eyoh’s opinion “is significant as the only book-length critical work which focuses on Clark-Bekederemo’s works in the three literary genres”.

J.E. Ifie, is concerned with the cultural background to the works of Clark, hence his A Cultural Background to the Plays of J. Clark. The life and poetry of J. Clark-Bekederemo is the focus of cultural background to the plays of J.P.

Clark-Bekederemo book paper. I examined the pain and anguish of the poet over the civil war in Nigeria as expressed in his poems. J.P. Clark embodies in his work a wide range of influences from ancient and modern western sources to the myths and legends of his Ijaw people.

Although he writes in English in order to reach the widest possible audience, African images, themes, settings and speech patterns are at the center of his work. So, as much as I applaud Dr. Egbe Ifie's penetrating book, A cultural background to the plays of J.P.

Clark-Bekederemo, he has failed in the area of explaining the appropriateness of the title of. Tradition and Social Commentary in Kalu Uka’s Ikhamma and A Harvest for Ants (). A Cultural Background to the Plays J.

Clark-Bekederemo. J. Clark-Bekederemo was, in short, a modern writer who raised questions and crossed boundaries wherever he went and whatever he did.

Raised a Chief's Son Born Johnson Pepper Clark-Bekederemo in Kiagbodo, Nigeria, on April 6,Clark-Bekederemo was the son of a chief in Nigeria's Ijaw ethnic group, in the Niger River delta region of the.

History of Nigerian literature. The beginning of Nigerian Literature It is no wonder therefore that the best of plays even in English today are produced mainly from that cultural background.

Song of a Goat and The Raft by J.P. Clark-Bekederemo, and Path of. Clark: Delta Born Literary Giant Spread the love Born in Kiagbodo, Nigeria, to Ijaw parents, J. Clark received his early education at the Native Administration School and the prestigious Government College in Ughelli, and his BA degree in English at the University of Ibadan, where he edited various magazines, including the Beacon and.

Being a Presentation at the 20 th International Publishing & Book Fair in Casablanca, Cultural background to the plays of J.P. Clark-Bekederemo book from February, or religion is very critical in national development in that, “A sense of a shared cultural background can unite the citizens and build pride in the nation” (8).

J.P. Clark-Bekederemo (Song of a Goat), Wale Ogunyemi. The Bikoroa plays, John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo,Juvenile Nonfiction, pages. Goal in jail a play, Patrick Ashiple,Drama, 64 pages. Hausa A Series of Conversations and Readings in Hausa. Acknowledging that cultural background affects how an audience experiences Song of a Goat, Clark Bekederemo once told a group of American students, "The idea of sacrifice is a universal one, but the theme of impotence is something that doesn't have the same kind of cultural significance for you as it has for me.

The business of reproduction, of. Background Born in Kiagbodo, Nigeria, to Ijaw parents. Career Critics have noted three main stages in Clark's poetic career: the apprenticeship stage of trial and experimentation, exemplified by such juvenilia as "Darkness and Light" and "Iddo Bridge"; the imitative stage, in which he appropriates such Western poetic conventions as the couplet measure and the sonnet.

The first generation, are Wole Soyinka and J. P Clark Bekederemo and their idealistic visions are based on the “animalistic metaphysics and ritualistic folklorism”. The second generation advocates social revolution thorough collective will of the masses. Femi Osofisan, Bode Sowande and Kola Omotoso are reputed for this.

the j.p. clark – bekederemo phenomenon Edozie Udeze, gives an insight into the life and writings of JP Clark –Bekederemo, the poet, dramatist and director as the literary great clocks THE widely acclaimed view that the life of a writer is often riddled with jokes and realities has indeed manifested itself in the life of Professor John.

Egbe Ifie, A Historical Background to the New Testament, U. of Ibadan, Nigeria Box 1 Paperback book (1 item) Egbe Ifie, A Cultural Background to the Plays of J.P. Clark-Bekederemo, Ibadan, Nigeria: End-Time Publishing House, Box 1 Paperback book (1 item). Acknowledging that cultural background affects how an audience experiences Song of a Goat, Clark-Bekederemo once told a group of American students, ‘‘The idea of sacrifice is a universal one, but the theme of impotence is something that doesn’t have the same kind of cultural significance for you as it has for me.

Ancestor, Book, Church reinserts into Nigerian literary history the texts generated by the nineteenth-century Anglican missionary incursion into Yorubaland, in the southwest of today’s Nigeria. I demonstrate how these early texts – in Yoruba and in English, written by Europeans and by Africans – and the histories and modes of thought that they reflect can be used as Author: Stephen Ney.

English and Linguistics project topics and materials for undergraduate and post graduate students. Research project paper, seminar topics, proposals, titles, ideas and materials are available for dissertation, thesis and essay in English and Linguistics department. BOOK REVIEWS mother plays little role beyond giving birth to him.

As an anthropologist I wonder what the roles of mothers and grandmothers are in Ijo society beyond what Clark-Bekederemo briefly says (p.

liv) in his Introductory Essay. The saga, from a psychological viewpoint, is a tale of a male child protected. University of Saskatchewan. cultural and historical background for their areas, and so a list of recommended readings J.P.

Clark-Bekederemo, Ozidi. Athol Fugard, Master Harold and the Boys. Wole Soyinka, Six Plays. Ngugi wa Thiong’o, I Will Marry when I Want. Non-fiction. The basic theatrical elements (stage, scenic background, props, costumes, light, dialogue, colour, direction and the actors) were essential in changing the initial “void-and-without-form state of the earth” to the paradise of peace handed to Adam and Eve.

Postcolonial African writers have made an enormous contribution to world literature. These writers frequently examine such issues as emerging identities in the postcolonial climate, neo-colonialism and new forms of oppression, cultural and political hegemonies, neo-elitism, language appropriation, and economic instability.

While my personal background as a Nigerian would help, I do not recommend an essentialist approach, but feel any teacher with some effort can make the play an enjoyable learning experience for students. WORK CITED Irele, Abiola. Introduction. Collected Plays and Poems of J.

Clark-Bekederemo. Washington: Howard UP, Reference Book s Don Skinner (), Teaching Training, Edinburgh University Press Ltd, Edinburgh Sharma, R.A. () Fundamentals of Educational Technology,Surya Publications, Meerut Vanaja, M. and Rajasekar, S (), Computer. However, in a typical doublespeak manner, Ojaide in his characteristic tradition dismisses J.P Clark Bekederemo and the younger generation Nigerian writers.

In the case of J.P. Clark-Bekederemo, Ojaide remarks that Nigerian publishers are not adverturous. They stick to the big names. Take for instance J.P.

Clark Bekederemo’s Mandela’s poems. African Performance Review: More than just musical plays: intersections of politics and folklore in Byron Kawadwa's theatre This paper intends to examine theories of humour in which the comic and the tragic meet through the style and structure of a text.

A masterful writer working in many genres, Ngugi wa Thiong'o entered the East African literary scene in with the performance of his first major play, The Black Hermit, at the National Theatre in he was imprisoned after his most controversial work, Ngaahika Ndeenda (I Will Marry When I Want), produced in Nairobi, sharply criticized the injustices of.

Literature has also depicted the Delta experience in a compassionate light. Nigerian poets, playwrights and novelists J.P. Clark-Bekederemo (), Tanure Ojaide (, ) Ogaga Ifowodo (), Helon Habila () and Ahmed Yerima () have all rendered sensitive portrayals of the Niger Delta experience.

He set up the first Repertory Theatre in the country, PEC Repertory Theatre. A poet, playwright and essayist, Clark-Bekederemo has been a prolific author. His writings include a book of critical essays, America their America, a collection of literary essays, The Example of Shakespeare, and a highly acclaimed translation of the Ozidi Saga.

John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo (born April 6 ) is a Nigeria n poet and playwright who originally published under the name of J.P. Clark. Life. Born to Ijaw parents, Clark received his early education at the Native Administration School and the prestigious Government College in Ughelli, and his BA degree in English at the University of Ibadan, where he edited various.

The editorial team of African Performance Review have in Vol. 3 No 1 put together an exciting mix of essays that touch on a wide range of issues that are currently exercising the minds of African performance scholars and practitioners.

But one key idea which connects and is a thread that loops through and around the essays in this volume is the centrality and functionality of drama.

Collected Plays,Ho James K K, J. P Clark-Bekederemo The Trouble with Schools - An Analysis of Reasons American Schools Do Not Produce the Results in Student Performance That Are Commensurate with Resources Allocated to Education, W.

Lionel Williams. Clark Bekederemo Song of a Goat 'I masks', Agamemnon Mbari Club, Ibadan, Oxford: OUP singled out for their remarkable cultural activity.5 The rich literary, in particular dramatic, The general background to this analysis is a.

J.P Clark-Bekederemo chaired the event. Although state matters had prevented him from personally attending, Jonathan had nevertheless shown that the Bring Back the Book campaign wasn’t another electioneering gambit to woo Nigerian voters when he launched it two years ago in Lagos.

This anthology provides instructive background material on the poems. Although the volume contains only a few poems by writers like John Nagenda, Joseph Waiguru and Joseph Gatuiiria, the collection as a whole is an interesting product of Cook's personal interest in developing creative writing at Uganda's Makerere University.

Table of Contents Chapter 1: the formal elements of Oral Literature Introduction The performance as a basis of communication Orality The personality of the artist The audience as factor Memory as a factor Chapter 2: What is Oral Literature?

The Identity of Oral Literature Differential Definition [ ].Biographical Information of Invited poets to the XX International Poetry Festival of Medellín POETS OF AFRICA. NIYI OSUNDARE was born in Ikere-Ekiti, Nigeria, in He is a New Orleans/Nigerian poet, dramatist, critical essayist, and columnist.

He is Professor of English at Universities of New Orleans and Ibadan.The Transcription Centre began its brief but significant life in February under the direction of Dennis Duerden (), producing and distributing radio programs for and about Africa.

Duerden was a graduate of Queen’s College, Oxford and had served as principal of the Government Teachers’ College at Keffi, Nigeria and later as.