Browsing English - Scholarly Publications by Author "Adeoti, Gbemisola Remi"

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  • Devaluation Aesthetics in Soyinka's Requiem for a Futurologist 

    Adeoti, Gbemisola Remi (1997)
    Quite a great deal, once is aware, has been written on Wole Soyinka's satiric corpus. Many more would still have to be written because like other great writings. Soyinka's works are such that rarely court exhaustive and ...
  • Drama and the Quest for Democracy in Post-Military Nigeria 

    Adeoti, Gbemisola Remi (Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa., 2005)
    This chapter focuses on the crucial intersection between the goals of politics and drama. While it identifies certain factors militating against the development of a genuinely democratic polity in postcolonial Nigeria, it ...
  • Literary Drama, Literacy and the Quest for Democracy in Nigeria: An Appraisal 

    Adeoti, Gbemisola Remi (2002)
    This paper, therefore, appraises Nigeria's literary engagement in drama with the democratic imperative. Specifically, it discusses the genre's efforts at information (especially political) dissemination –a cardinal goal ...
  • The Tortoisean Archetype: A Theory of Satire in Nigerian Drama 

    Adeoti, Gbemisola Remi (1998)
    This paper attempt to stimulate literary discourse in the direction of a theoretical investigation of satiric drama by Nigerian playwrights and make certain suggestions, which will serve as starting step: towards a theory ...
  • Traditional Cleansing Rites and State Reconstruction in Contemporary Nigerian Drama 

    Adeoti, Gbemisola Remi (2003)
    Sometimes, the playwrights creatively explore aspects of indigenous cultures to articulate their political and artistic concerns. One significant aspect of indigenous culture explored in contemporary drama is the tradition ...