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Cyprian Ekwensi

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Ekwensi, Cyprian -- Criticism and interpretation., Nigeria -- In litera

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Statement[by] Ernest Emenyo̲nu.
SeriesModern African writers
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LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.E327 Z62 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 137 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5117377M
ISBN 100237284170
LC Control Number74190307

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Alternative Title: Cyprian Odiatu Duaka Ekwensi Cyprian Ekwensi, in full Cyprian Odiatu Duaka Ekwensi, (born Sept. 26,Minna, Nigeria—died Nov. 4,Enugu), Igbo novelist, short-story writer, and children’s author whose strength lies in his realistic depiction of the forces that have shaped the African city dweller.

If you’re familiar with literary works of the ’60s and ’70s, Cyprian Ekwensi needs no introduction. Works like Jagua Nana, Jagua Nana’s daughter, The passport of Mallam Illia, and The Drummer boy would readily come to mind.

Buy Jagua Nana n.i. by Ekwensi, Cyprian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. In Ekwensi's best-known city novel, Jagua Nana (), he skillfully weaves into the story of a high class, middle-aged prostitute vivid scenes of Lagos high life, against the backdrop of political 2/5(1).

Iska by Cyprian Ekwensi A novel from the pen of one of Africa’s foremost writers. Iska tells the story of a Nigerian girl from a simple village background who goes tothe city and joins the smart Cyprian Ekwensi book and political world. Conflict ensues about her relationship with an unscrupulous politician.

W e called the most stylish girl in my secondary school class "Jagua Nana", after the novel by Cyprian Ekwensi, which was widely read and loved by us 15 year olds. His retelling of.

Jagua Nana (Penguin Modern Classics series) by Cyprian Ekwensi. Bold, moving, entertaining and controversial, this is the great novel of s Lagos life - with one of the most unforgettable heroines in literature.

Jagua Nana, no longer young but still irresistible, lives a life of hedonism in Lagos: men, parties. Cyprian Ekwensi. New York Review Books, $ trade paper (p) ISBN Restless City and Christmas Gold, With Other Stories (African Writers Series, No.

) by Ekwensi, Cyprian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Cyprian Ekwensi - AbeBooks. Cyprian Odiatu Duaka Ekwensi was a Nigerian author, pharmacist, journalist and broadcaster.

He is considered by many to be the father of modern Nigerian literature and was the second Nigerian to gain international acclaim for writing with his first novel People of the City (). Cyprian Ekwensi –. Author.

Early Works Recalled Nature. Novels Chronicled Urban Adversity. Works Had Social Value. Selected writings. Sources.

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For more than a half – century, Nigerian author Cyprian Ekwensi has been known for his prolific output of popular novels and stories that some critics have classified as formula fiction. He has repeatedly focused on the Nigerian capital city of.

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Everytime I read the book, I find a learning point. Simple words but lovely diction from a different time. "He was very dirty, his hands were cracked by the hatmattan, that cold dry wind that corrodes everything lying between the Sahara and Gulf of Guinea " The Passport of Mallam Ilia by Cyprian Ekwensi4/5.

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Jagua Nana, no longer young but still irresistible, lives a life of hedonism in Lagos: men, parties, fights, wild nights in the Tropicana with her handsome young boyfriend Freddie. Jagua Nana by Cyprian Ekwensi The novel focuses on the contradictions within the life of an aging sex worker, the title character Jagua Nana.

The novel tells the story of Jagua Nana, an ageing high-lifer and habitue of the seedy club Tropicana, which is an evocation of the chaos and intensive life of Lagos.

Download Here: https://warlordbooks. Discount prices on books by Cyprian Ekwensi, including titles like Iska. Click here for the lowest price. Cyprian Ekwensi, Jagua Nana. (New York: Fawcett Premier Book,), Pages. A Book Review By Ozodi Osuji Yesterday, J Cyprian Ekwensi’s Jagua Nana is a tale of life in Lagos in the early s.

It is about a woman caught between true love and the need to fend for herself by any. Jagua Nana [Cyprian Ekwensi] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying. Cyprian Odiatu Duaka Ekwensi (eh-KWEHN-see) has an important but controversial place in contemporary Nigerian English-language literature.

He was one of the first authors to publish a. Cyprian Ekwensi Author. Cyprian Ekwensi MFR (26 September – 4 November ) was a Nigerian author of novels, short stories, and children's books.

Cyprian Odiatu Duaka Ekwensi, an Igbo, was born in Minna, Niger State. He is a native of Nkwelle Ezunaka in Oyi local government area, Anambra State, Nigeria. Although Chinua Achebe’s pivotal Things Fall Apart is a staple on most Western students’ reading lists as representative of modern African literature, Cyprian Ekwensi predates Achebe by four years as one of Nigeria’s first writers publishing in uced in the U.K.

inEkwensi’s debut novel, People of the City, arrives on U.S. shelves in a handsome new edition. Cyprian Ekwensi.

Cyprian Ekwensi wrote hundreds of short stories, radio and television scripts, and several dozen novels, including children's books. His People of the City was the first book by a Nigerian to garner international attention. User Review - Flag as inappropriate I want to buy some of these books including, the book, with the title: things fall apart.

Could you, please, send me a list of other storiesl/books written by CYPRIAN EKWENSI.2/5(5). Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Emenyo̲nu, Ernest, Cyprian Ekwensi.

London: Evans Bros., Title: The Drummer Boy Author: Cyprian Ekwensi Published by: Heinemann Educational Books Year of Publication: Genre: Fiction; Young Adult Pages: 81 Source: Inheritance 😉 Publisher’s Summary A Talented blind drummer boy and singer moved from place to place entertaining people with his performance.

But deep down there is an undisclosed unhappiness. Why is Akin unhappy? Who .Ekwensi, Cyprian – A Nigerian-born Ibo novelist, short story writer, and pharmacist, Ekwensi is considered a masterful stylist, most skillful in his depiction of rural Africans forced into.