Dr Kemi Atanda ILORI Vagabond Minstrels Osofisan’s new play reveals materialism as an unprofitable end A Review of Esu and the Vagabond Minstrels A play. Title, Esu and the Vagabond Minstrels: A Feritlity Rite for the Modern Stage. Author, Femi Osofisan. Publisher, New Horn Press, Original from, Indiana. Story time just got better with Prime Book Box, a subscription that delivers hand- picked children’s books every 1, 2, or 3 months — at 40% off List Price.

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He portrays Inspector Akindele and his assistant, Coral as good examples of true leaders. Works cited Ajibade, Kunle. Osofisan reechoes a similar situation in Aringindin and the Nightwatchmen where the likes of Lawal Jatau and Alhaji Maikuti are depicted. Professor Osofisan is equally prolific in his scholarly output, where his works in literary criticism have won him respect among his professional colleagues in the academia. To Kunle, mama is old fashioned. The depiction of such decadent aspects of the society is fundamental to him as an artist who is deeply in love with his society.

Inspector Consequently, Chief Ereniyi is arrested. You’ve singled out one incident in one man’s whole life. You didn’t reject it. Today, taking kickbacks or ten minsgrels is the vogue in both private and public sectors. The play can then be seen from this moment as a drama of mistaken identity.


It was my money that made you change your mind, Lanusen! Osofisan in a farcical manner presents a group of corrupt and fraudulent local government employees who are paralysed by fear as esh await Tai Solarin, the Public Complaints Commissioner. But how the jobs are executed, that’s not my area at all! That is why all of them are apprehensive of the impending official visit of Solarin. His wife has just opened a boutique with donations from the people of the town.


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The Ifa priest agrees to help them to prevent Solarin from coming. Have you seen a house maid taking money like this to betray her master? Contracts are mihstrels not on merit but on the highest bidder and on whom you know.

The poor are usually at the receiving end.

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He is surprised that a young man like that can outsmart him in spite of his thirty years’ experience in politics. You vaagabond something and you tried to live by it. Femi Osofisan, dramaturgy, graft and corruption. Not even friendship will I accept as a bribe [ Any attempt to expose her fraudulent activities is always fraudulent activities is always resisted with violence. It is wickedness for people to kill because of wealth. A contextual and theoretical framework is provided for vagabonv paper to enable readers to have a clear conceptual understanding of the discourse.

You know very well that the plans of those buildings are all ready in my office. Meanwhile, the Chairman sacks the two beggars for giving him false information. In which other home, Chinwe! Prince Lanusen misappropriates minsrels money that is meant to provide good drainage in his local council area.


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He eventually finds succour and comfort in the vicarage in the town. Citations are based on reference standards. It is even embarrassing to know that Alhaji Maikudi does not know anything about the technical aspect of the job. Femi Osofisan’s Tthe Minstrels. He does not see anything wrong in taking kickbacks. The records also show that the money was spent.

Please create a new list with a new name; vwgabond some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. An Ifa priest according to the Yoruba tradition who is supposed to be an epitome of wisdom, decency and discipline turns out to be an embodiment of greed and dishonesty.

Tai Solarin, because of his dedication and diligence and commitment was appointed by government as the Public Complaints Commission. Abdul-Razaq Olopoeia commenting on the regimes of General Ibrahim Babangida and General Sani Abacha is of the view that it was under their respective governments that the character of corruption changed rapidly and became a social norm as well as an act of state craft.

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