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Jero plays.

Wole Soyinka

Jero plays.

by Wole Soyinka

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Published by Eyre Methuen in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13581256M
OCLC/WorldCa959119

'Unquestionably Africa's most versatile writer and arguably one of her finest' - New York Times Book Review These hilarious and vicious two plays examine the corruption of Nigerian society through a study of the rise and fall of one of its self-made charismatic preachers.'Wole Soyinka's Nobel Prize for Literature is a triumphant affirmation of the universality of this novelist, poet, film Cited by: 6. 'Unquestionably Africa's most versatile writer and arguably one of her finest' - New York Times Book Review These hilarious and vicious two plays examine the corruption of Nigerian society through a study of the rise and fall of one of its self-made charismatic preachers.'Wole Soyinka's Nobel Prize for Literature is a triumphant affirmation of the universality of this novelist, poet, film.

The Jero plays by Wole Soyinka, , Methuen Drama edition, in EnglishCited by: 6. “Jero's Metamorphosis,” The Jero Plays. Wole Soyinka. London. Eyre Methuen, No price given - Volume 1 - Susan Adams Brietzke.

The Trials of Brother Jero is a play by Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka. It was first produced in the dining hall at Mellanby Hall, University College, Ibadan, Nigeria, in April Notable. I really liked the two Brother Jero plays, which I thought were hilarious. I wasn't as sold on Kongi's Harvest or Madmen and Specialists. And I read The Lion and the Jewel in a separate edition, so you can see my review of that play.4/5(13).


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The charlatan preacher Jero is the focal point of the plays. In The Trials of Brother Jero, he schemes to increase his power as a preacher and to overcome his creditor, Amope. The farce plays out when Jero discovers that Ampo These two plays are brilliant in satirizing the combination of religion, politics, and corruption in Nigeria/5.

The Jero Plays by Wole Soyinka consist of two short plays re-released as a collection in The Trials of Brother Jero first came out inwhile Jero’s Metamorphosis was published two years later in Both plays satirize Christianity and religious hypocrisy, particularly, the unquestioning devotion that many converts display towards their spiritual leaders, often exposing Cited by: 6.

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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Wole Soyinka (Author) ISBN 'Unquestionably Africa's most versatile writer and arguably one of her finest' - New York Times Book ReviewThese hilarious and vicious two plays examine the corruption of Nigerian society through a study of the rise and fall of one of its self-made charismatic preachers.'Wole Soyinka's Nobel Prize for Literature is a triumphant affirmation of the universality of this novelist, poet, film-maker.

Jero plays. book The Jero Plays by Wole Soyinka consist of two short plays re-released as a collection in The Trials of Brother Jero first came out inwhile Jero’s Metamorphosis was published two years later in Both plays satirize Christianity and religious hypocrisy, particularly, the unquestioning devotion that many converts display towards their spiritual leaders, often exposing.

The Jero Plays by Wole Soyinka consist of two short plays re-released as a collection in The Trials of Brother Jero first came out inwhile Jero’s Metamorphosis was published two years later in   He wrote several plays in a lighter vein, making fun of pompous, Westernized schoolteachers in The Lion and the Jewel (first performed in Ibadan, ; published ) and mocking the clever preachers of upstart prayer-churches who grow fat on the credulity of their parishioners in The Trials of Brother Jero (performed ; published ) and.

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Overview The Trials of Brother Jero by seminal playwright, poet, and essayist Wole Soyinka is a satire about a fake prophet. It was first performed in Ibadan, Nigeria in ; at 26 years of age, it was one of Soyinka’s first plays.

The Trials of Brother Jero follows a day in the life of Jero, a self-named prophet who is eager to present this turn of events to an audience to proudly illustrate his wise and cunning nature. The play opens with Brother Jero offering a monologue on his beginnings: He tells the audience that he was born a prophet and reveals his view of prophethood as a "trade.".

The Jero Plays (by Wole Soyinka) - Africa Book Club Jero's Metamorphosis takes up this hint of an alliance between religious quackery and the political rulers to present a bitter satire with Jero at its center. In his office, Jero displays a portrait of the country's military ruler, so the changed conditions under wich.

The Jero Plays by Wole Soyinda,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(29). I am so so happy I did not miss the Jero Plays - I read the book in secondary school and I am so glad that Wole Oguntokun and his band did good justice to the master's writing.

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"Unquestionably Africa's most versatile writer and arguably one of her finest" (New York Times Book Review) These hilarious and vicious two plays examine the corruption of Nigerian society through a study of the rise and fall of one of its self-made charismatic preachers."Wole Soyinka's Nobel Prize for Literature is a triumphant affirmation of the universality of this novelist, poet, film.

Book Description A&c Black 3pl 11/27/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Jero Plays. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller/5(30). by Wole Soyinka Synopsis: This volume contains two short plays about Brother Jeroboam, the rather less than holy West African "beach divine." In the first play, The Trials of Brother Jero, the charlatan preacher, burdened by a cross "daughter of Eve," uses Christian superstition for his own salvation.The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Soyinka, Wole.

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