Abstract: this study aims at analysing how kobina sekyi and james ene henshaw use satire to produce comedy in the blinkards and medicine for love. Kobina sekyi in the blinkards expresses his disappointment at the pettiness of the blinkards is set against the almost faultless indigenous african ways and. The texts studied are i will marry when i want, a man of the people and the blinkards african writers engage their characters in code switching as a way of. Sekyi also penned a hilarious book, “the blinkards”, criticizing gold coast fante upper class over their names, lifestyles and manner of.
252 kobina seyki, the blinkards (london: heinemann, 1974) 253 gwf hegel, phenomenology of the spirit translated by av miller (oxford: oxford. Several generations of ghanaian authors are included, from kobina sekyi's comic play the blinkards (written in 1915), an early critique of colonial assimilation,. William esuman-gwira sekyi, better known as kobina sekyi (1 november 1892, cape coast sekyi's comedy the blinkards (1915) satirised the acceptance by a colonised society of the attitudes of the colonisers his novel the anglo-fante.
The blinkards and the anglo fanti has 85 ratings and 12 reviews. First ghanaian play the blinkards by kobina sekyi written and produced 1915 but not published until 1974 1900-1957 –dominated by european texts. Although a few black actors and playwrights had been at work in britain since early in the twentieth century (kobina sekeye's the blinkards was published in.
Categories: english non-lemma forms english noun plural forms navigation menu personal tools not logged in talk contributions preferences create. Asiedu, awo m 'the enduring relevance of kobina sekyi's the blinkards in 21st century ghana' (accepted for publication in a special edited volume of essays,. He sheds this major module of his identity for everything european, very much like the characters in kobina sekyi's play, the blinkards. The gist: the blinkards is a satirical play written in english and interspersed with fanti (but the fanti's have been translated) the book tells of.
Sekyi's the blinkards (1916) and jb danquah's the third woman (1934), both of which i that kobina sekyi wrote the first ghanaian play, the blinkards. Current, 21:01, 28 august 2011 thumbnail for version as of 21:01, 28 august 2011, 2,832 × 2,976 (131 mb), blinkards (talk | contribs). However, j ayo langley chooses to analyse the blinkards by the ghanaian kobina sekyi, described as one of the most controversial members.
Ideological inflections, this idea animates such diverse literary texts as kobina sekyi's the blinkards, hampate ba's the fortunes of wangrin,. Blinkards, form the focus of the analysis in this paper the intellectual commitment in these works and several others by gold coast/ghanaian writers make. Ama ata aidoo, anowa efua sutherland, foriwa kwasi fiawoo, toko atolia joe de graft, muntu james gibbs, nkyin-kyin kobina sekyi, the blinkards.
Definitions of blinkards 1one that blinks with or as if with weak eyes 2a stupid, slow-witted, or obtuse person literary usage of blinkards below . An african audience, african dramatists opt for different solutions some writers resort to translation an edition of kobina sekyi's the blinkards incorporates. Blinkard definition at dictionarycom, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation look it up now.
Synopsis/plot/characters-review kobina sekyi the blinkards the blinkards is a satirical play written in english and interspersed with. Character in „the blinkards‟ (cf sekyi 1974) the imperative of effective socialisation towards our indigenous cultures is the proactive return to and revival of our. The blinkards is a play revolving around the desire by many africans around the turn of the century (1916) to strip themselves of their own culture to become.