ISBN 9789783613621
Pages 208
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 2006
Publisher Opon Ifa Readers, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Major Plays 1

by Femi Osofisan

For the first time widely available outside Africa, Major Plays 1 is the first title in a series aiming to assemble the most important of Osofisan’s works. The volume comprises three plays: Many Colours Make the Thunder-King (1997), Farewell to a Cannibal Rage and The Oriki of a Grasshopper (1986).

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About the Author

Femi Osofisan

Femi Osofisan is a prolific Nigerian critic, poet, novelist, and playwright whose work attacks political corruption and injustice, was born in Erunwon village in the old Western Region of Nigeria and educated at the universities of Ibadan, Dakar, and Paris; he is a professor of drama at the University of Ibadan. Among the literary awards and commendations he has won are prizes from the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) for both drama (1980) and poetry (1989) and in 2004 he was awarded the Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM), the highest academic prize in that country.

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