The Rising Sun and Boma
128 Pages
English
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The Rising Sun and Boma

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128 Pages
English

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The Rising Sun and Boma interrogate social evils such as moral decadence, corruption, and greed that are rife in the Cameroonian society. In both plays, Ipah, Paddy, Dinna, and Boma, for example, exemplify how waywardness and avarice can subvert moral integrity. At the same time, the plays problematise the intersection of tradition and modernity, articulating the tension inherent in both visions of life. Although the moral landscape of the drama appears sordid, characters like Abu Ipah and Joseph enkindle hope. Initially performed seventeen years ago, the plays are still as poignant as they are didactic and hilarious as they are refreshing. The characters are credible and compelling partly because of the felicitous language that is anchored in the local imagery.

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Published 01 December 2014
Reads 2
EAN13 9789956792665
Language English
Document size 1 MB

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The RISING SUN and BOMA The RISING SUN and BOMA
Kenneth Usongo
Kenneth Usongo
The Rising Sun & Boma
Kenneth Usongo
Langaa Research & Publishing CIG Mankon, Bamenda
Publisher: LangaaRPCIG Langaa Research & Publishing Common Initiative Group P.O. Box 902 Mankon Bamenda North West Region Cameroon Langaagrp@gmail.comwww.langaa-rpcig.net Distributed in and outside N. America by African Books Collective orders@africanbookscollective.com www.africanbookcollective.com
ISBN: 9956-792-53-5 ©Kenneth Usongo 2015
DISCLAIMER All views expressed in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Langaa RPCIG.
Dedication To R.O. Usongo: An exemplary mother
Table of Contents Preface.................................................................................vii The Rising Sun......................................................................1 Boma.....................................................................................55 Glossary.............................................................................. 115
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