The Lion and the Jewel

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The Lion And The Jewel is one of the best-known plays by Africa's major dramatist, Wole Soyinka. It is set in the Yoruba village of Ilunjinle. The main characters are Sidi (the Jewel), 'a true village belle' and Baroka (the Lion), the crafty and powerful Bale of the village, Lakunle, the young teacher, influenced by western ways, and Sadiku, the eldest of Baroka's wives. IT chronicles how Baroka, the lion, fights with the modern Lakunle over the right to marry Sidi, the titular Jewel.

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The Lion and the Jewel

Literature students will find the book refreshing. How the Lion hunts the Jewel is the theme of this ribald comedy.

  • Three crowns book
  • Author Wole Soyinka
  • Edition 25
  • Publisher Oxford University Press,
  • 1963 ISBN 0199110832, 9780199110834
  • Length 64 pages
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