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Christopher Okigbo

Harold Bloom

Christopher Okigbo

by Harold Bloom

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Published by Chelsea House Pub (L) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary Criticism

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesModern Critical Views Series, 2
    The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12025312M
    ISBN 101555464459
    ISBN 109781555464455

    CHRISTOPHER IFEKANDU OKIGBO was born in Ojoto, in eastern Nigeria on August , and died in while fighting as a commissioned Biafran army officer during the Nigerian civil war. He studied at the legendary University College Ibadan together with the other two giants of modern African literature: Chinua Achebe and Wole Soyinka. James Okigbo moved with Eunice and the chil­ dren to Ekwulobia in This location was im­ portant for Christopher Okigbo's later poetry, for it was the place in which the madman Jadum lived, making his witty claims to all wisdom and all wom-/.n. It was also where Christopher started e., (primary school and encountered the comic.

      Exclusive to The JRB, an excerpt from the newly published first-ever biography of the Nigerian poet Christopher Okigbo: Christopher Okigbo , Thirsting for Sunlight by Obi Nwakanma. Christopher Okigbo Thirsting for Sunlight Obi Nwakanma James Currey, The book’s publication coincides with the fiftieth anniversary of the end of the Nigerian . (in 'Sacrifice', The Penguin Book of Modern African Poetry, ) Christopher Okigbo was born in Ojoto in eastern Nigeria, which at that time was still Britain's colony. He was the fourth child of James Okigbo, a primary-school teacher, and Anna Onugwalobi, daughter of Ikejiofor, priest of the Ajani shrine of Ire, Ojoto.

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About this Item: Christopher Okigbo Foundation, Soft cover. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First edition, a paperback original. Catalogue of an exhibition of poetry by Christopher Okigbo with paintings and poetry installations by his daughter, Obi Okigbo.

Christopher Ifekandu Okigbo was born in Ojoto, in eastern Nigeria on Augustand died in while fighting as a commisioned Biafran army officer during the Nigerian civil war. He studied at the legendary University College Ibadan together with the other two giants of modern African literature: Chinua Achebe and Wole by: The Trial of Christopher Okigbo book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. I just ordered this book. Christopher Okigbo is considered one of the most celebrated of Africa's greatest thinkers on African spirituality and tradition.

Okigbo believed that as the Hebrew Old Testament Bible was written for the Hebrews, so Africans must seek to know the Lost Scriptures of their ancestors written specifically for them.4/5.

Christopher Okigbo, (born Aug. 16,Ojoto, Nigeria—died AugustNigeria), Nigerian poet who is one of the best and most widely anthologized African poets. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in Western classics at the University of Ibadan inOkigbo held positions as a teacher, librarian at the University of Nigeria, private secretary to Nigeria’s federal.

Christopher Okigbo is still considered among the foremost African poets, of his or any generation. It is a reputation built on a surprisingly small output.

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ISBN ISBN /5(1). About this Item: Christopher Okigbo Foundation, Soft cover. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First edition, a paperback original.

Catalogue of an exhibition of poetry by Christopher Okigbo with paintings and poetry installations by his daughter, Obi Okigbo.

A beautiful, lavish production of 47 pages of poems and paintings. Poet Christopher Nixton Ifekandu Okigbo was born in Ojoto, Nigeria, in to a Catholic family. The son of a schoolteacher, he attended the Government College Umuahia and the University of Ibadan, studying medicine before concentrating on Greek and Latin.

A Modernist, postcolonial, African poet, he drew on a diverse set of influences: Modernist English poetry, the classics. Christopher Ifekandu Okigbo was a Nigerian poet, teacher, and librarian, who died fighting for the independence of is today widely acknowledged as an outstanding postcolonial English.

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Investigation into meaning in. Christopher Ifekandu Okigbo was a Nigerian poet, teacher, and librarian, who died fighting for the independence of Biafra.

He is today widely acknowledged as an outstanding postcolonial English-language African poet and one of the major modernist writers of the 20th century. Christopher lfekandu Okigbo was born on Aug in Ojoto, eastern Nigeria, which was still under British colonial rule at that time.

He was the fourth child of Chief James Okoye Okigbo (a pioneer Catholic schoolmaster and Mrs Anna Onugwalobi Okigbo.

Comments about Christopher Okigbo (Hurrah For Thunder) by African Poems. AYOOLA (6/27/ AM) I really like this poem Reply. AYOOLA (6/27/ AM) I really like this poem Reply. Anugo J Edoka (4/16/ AM) may his soul rest in peace, okigbo was it for me, a poet without restraint Reply.

Chinedu Author: African Poems. The Dance of Death: Nigerian History and Christopher Okigbo's Poetry, by Dubem n: Africa World P, xv + pp.

ISBN The genesis of The Dance of Death is Dubem Okafor's doctoral dissertation at the University of Minnesota (ix). Okafor describes his book as "a traditional narratological typology [] which will quickly scan the Author: Olatubosun Ogunsanwo.

Christopher Okigbo, once described as 'Africa's most lyrical poet of the twentieth century' was killed in Septemberfighting for the independence of Biafra. The 'Sunday Times' described his death as 'the single most important tragedy of the Nigerian civil war'.Cited by: 5.

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The Christopher Okigbo: Poems Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like : Christopher Okigbo.

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