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Title:A lion on the 'Ijele' dance: a festschrift in honour of Professor P. Emeka Nwabueze
Editor:Anyachonkeya, Ngozi
City of publisher:Abakaliki, Ebonyi State
Publisher:Ojiiaka Press
ISBN:9780497188; 9789780497187
Geographic term:Nigeria
literary criticism
social conditions
festschrifts (form)
About person:Emeka NwabuezeISNI
Abstract:This festschrift in honour of Professor and playwright P. Emeka Nwabueze is divided into nine sections: 1. Introduction; 2. Essays on 'A dance of the dead' and 'Guardian of the cosmos'; 3. Essays on 'The dragon's funeral'; 4. Essays on 'A parliament of vultures'; 5. Essays on Emeka Nwabueze's works: a focus on chivalry, Nollywood, theatre parctice and nation-building; 6. Essays on 'When the arrow rebounds'; 7. Essay on Nwabueze's short stories; 8. Essays on 'Echoes of madness'; 9. Essay on 'Lachrymose'. The volume furthermore contains 7 appendices: A: A tribute (genre) to ('Okammuta') Professor Emeka P. Nwabueze; B: Profile of Emeka P. Nwabueze, the lion on the 'Ijere' dance; C: Memory, continuity, nostalgia and the story: phtographs of the 'Ijele' behind the mask; D: Bio-bibliography of Emeka Nwabueze's works; E: Picture coverage of 'Echoes of madness'; F: Interview with Professor Emeka Nwabueze, and G: Notes on contributors. [ASC Leiden abstract]