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Author Usongo, Kenneth.

Title The rising sun and Boma / Kenneth Usongo.

Publication Info. Mankon, Bamenda : Langaa Research and Publishing CIG, [2015]
copyright 2015


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Description 1 online resource (128 pages)
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; The Rising Sun; In the Beginning; Festive Moments; Tribulations; Epiphany; Interlude; Transformation; Fragmentation; Resolution; Boma; Genesis; New Horizons; Transitions; New Beginnings; Glossary; Back cover.
Summary The Rising Sun and Boma interrogate social evils such as moral decadence, corruption, and greed that are rife in the Cameroonian society. In both plays, Ipah, Paddy, Dinna, and Boma, for example, exemplify how waywardness and avarice can subvert moral integrity. At the same time, the plays problematise the intersection of tradition and modernity, articulating the tension inherent in both visions of life. Although the moral landscape of the drama appears sordid, characters like Abu Ipah and Joseph enkindle hope. Initially performed seventeen years ago, the plays are still as poignant as they ar.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 9, 2015).
Subject African poetry (English)
African poetry.
Cameroonian poetry (English)
Nature -- Poetry.
African poetry (English)
African poetry.
Cameroonian poetry (English)
Nature -- Poetry.
POETRY / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
African poetry. (OCoLC)fst00799878
African poetry (English) (OCoLC)fst00799882
Cameroonian poetry (English) (OCoLC)fst01774391
Nature. (OCoLC)fst01034561
Poetry. (OCoLC)fst01067691
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Poetry. (OCoLC)fst01423828
Added Author Usongo, Kenneth. Boma.
Added Title Plays. Selections
Other Form: Print version: Usongo, Kenneth. Rising Sun and Boma. Oxford : Langaa RPCIG, ©2014 9789956792535
ISBN 9789956792665 (ebook)
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