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This volume contains poems from 1966 to 1989. A Shuttle in the Crypt, written while Soyinka was in prison, maps out the course trodden by a mind under solitary confinement. Idanre, a poem on the creation myth of Ogun, was written for the Commonwealth Arts Festival, while Mandela's Earth presents a selection of poems that are of searing urgency.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published February 21st 2002 by Methuen Publishing
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Awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature for his work that "in a wide cultural perspective and with poetic overtones fashions the drama of existence."
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