Opinion

Abiola Irele: Adieu To A Magnificent, Lovely Man, By Femi Osofisan

Irele was suave and cultured, polyvalent and cosmopolitan; he was blessed with lithe and nimble feet for dancing, an ear for languages, and a voice for mellifluous song. He was at home with the old masters in philosophy and literature, just as much as he was abreast of the most…
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Opinion

Biodun Jeyifo: Denizen of the Fourth Stage, By Odia Ofeimun

Biodun Jeyifo, our , is bracketed in popular memory as the once and future Marxist interpreter and assessor of Soyinka’s hegemonic animism and of African literature and society who will not ignore the "tumult of rainstorm, thunder and lightning totally out of season" as "a passage rite preternaturally appropriate to…
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