D.O. Fagunwa – A Commentary


D.O. Fagunwa was not only a pioneer of creative writing in Yoruba. but also the foremost novelist in the language. This is the first critical examination of his works and includes chapters on the background, influences and the narrative tradition of Fagunwa’s work as well as on the themes, narrative technique and the language of the novels. The book has been written specifically for students of Yoruba literature, but it will also be found useful by ail those with an interest in comparative literature and literature in African languages.