oa Lagos Notes and Records - From popular justice to (revolutionary) humanism: ideological shifts in Femi Osofisan
|Article Title||From popular justice to (revolutionary) humanism: ideological shifts in Femi Osofisan|
|© Publisher:||University of Lagos, Nigeria|
|Journal||Lagos Notes and Records|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Theatre Arts, Kogi State University, Nigeria|
|Publication Date||Jan 2008|
|Pages||22 - 36|
|Keyword(s)||Aesthetics, Authoritarian, class dichotomy, Fatalism, Ideological mutation, Marxism, Metaphysical essence, Social contradictions and Social function of art|
Every writer grows in ideological perspectives, whatever his vision is. This growth is usually a result of, or response to, societal becoming. The paper discusses some major plays of Femi Osofisan, the leading figure of the second generation dramatists in Nigeria, as part of the dramatic responses to the shifting environment of the Nigerian state within the postcolony.
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