Tanure Ojaide
Tanure Ojaide (born 1948) is a prolific Nigerian poet and writer. He is noted for his unique stylistic vision and for his intense criticism of imperialism, religion, and other issues.
Ojaide, a Ph.D., has won major national and international poetry awards, including the Commonwealth Poetry Prize for the Africa Region (1987), the BBC Arts and Africa Poetry Award (1988), the All-Africa Okigbo Prize for Poetry (1988 and 1997), and also the Association of Nigerian Authors' Poetry Prize (1988 and 1994).

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OVERVIEW. Tanure Ojaide’s sixteen poetry collections include Labyrinths of the Delta (1986), The Fate of Vultures (1990), The Blood of Peace (1991), Daydreams of ...
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Tanure Ojaide. Durham, North Carolina. Carolina Academic Press. 2012. ISBN 9781611630299. Contemporary African Literature In ten essays anchored in the  ...
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HOME SONG: II. Expecting the arrival of a king, we have; been waiting in sun and rain staring at; the horizon for the stirring of a head. Days have passed us ...
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Aridon, to you I come again. / Who else go to when suddenly tongue-tied / than the divine dispenser of words and voice? / To the proprietor of the house of words  ...
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The Eagle's Vision: The Poetry of Tanure Ojaide - Jstor
The Eagle's Vision: The. Poetry of Tanure Ojaide. Tijan M. Sallah. Of the new generation of African poets and their poetry, there are only a few that one would ...
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Books on the term Tanure Ojaide
Sovereign Body
Sovereign Body
2004
No other Nigerian novel confronts the problem of patriarchy and the need for emancipation head on with committment and intensity. -- Heinemann reviewerStrong, passionate, humanly insightful, and poetic. I felt I learned all the time about the microtexture of Nigerian culture. -- Frederick Will
The Old Man in a State House and Other Stories
The Old Man in a State House and Other Stories
Tanure Ojaide, 2012
The Old Man in a State House and Other Stories is a literary canvas which captures the restless matrix that is today's Africa: the corruptive influence of a corrosive oil economy, environmental degradation, wealth and hubris, love and more.
Stars of the Long Night
Stars of the Long Night
Tanure Ojaide, 2012
Set in the Niger Delta this novel tells the tale of a women's struggle for equality in a traditional patriachal society.
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Tanure Ojaide
"Poetic Imagination in Black Africa" by Tanure Ojaide
Tanure Ojaide, a native of Nigeria, received his Ph.D. in English from Syracuse University in 1981. Well known in his country as a poet and a teacher, he now teaches in the English Department at the University of Maiduguri.
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Dialogues: USA Africa Dialogue Series - Tanure Ojaide at the 23rd International Poetry Festival in Medellin, Colombia
Tanure Ojaide, poet, fiction writer, scholar and the Frank Porter Graham Professor of Africana Studies at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, has just participated in the 23rd International Poetry Festival, Medellin, Colombia, from July 6 through 13. He was one of five poets from Africa invited to the poetry festival.
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UNC Charlotte News: Poet Tanure Ojaide Gets Cadbury Book Award
In another indication of how UNC Charlotte affects arts and culture on a global scale, Tanure Ojaide, Frank Porter Graham Professor in the Department of Africana Studies, recently received the Cadbury Prize for Poetry awarded by the Association of Nigerian Authors for the book “The Beauty I Have Seen. ”According to the association, “The extensive range, experimentation and maturity of voice in this collection enhance the density and rich texture of the text giving it a wholesome aperture.
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M. Ayodele Heath: Roots and Culture in Tanure Ojaide's "Akua-ba"
Nigerian poet, Tanure Ojaide writes, “The creative writer is never an airplant, but someone who is grounded in some specific place… Every writer’s roots are very important in understanding his or her work. ” Ojaide’s axiom is especially true in his own work, which reflects the complex politics, religion, and culture of his birthplace in Nigeria’s Delta region.
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Up Station Mountain Club: The Excellency Of Tanure Ojaide's Political Poetry (II)
By Bate Besong Any valid assessment of The Fate Of Vultures & Other Poems will take into consideration Ojaide's commitment to a Pan-African, Third World vision, his fusion of the African and Western poetic traditions as well as the general...
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Me and Tanure Ojaide
You are here: Home › "Unbarred Person" › Me and Tanure Ojaide ← “It’s Complicated” 8 I saw a Fish!!! → Me and Tanure Ojaide May 23, 2012 | Filed under: "Unbarred Person", Adventure, Book Review, Life, Memoir, Non Fiction, Unbarred and tagged with: humour, Niger-Delta, Nigerian Poets, Nigerian Writers, Odia Ofeimun, Tanure Ojaide, University of Charlotte, Wole Soyinka Hi! I just realized am starstruck! Yes, I realize that meeting some superstars can make us feel starstruck but, mine is with a difference. I remember I was in a mall when Weird MC walked in with her friend.
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I am ZayZee: The Activist by Tanure Ojaide
Kachifo Limited, the publisher of Farafina Magazine and FarafinaBooks, is proud to announce the release of an affordable, paperbackedition of Tanure Ojaide's novel The Activist. (N1,000)SYNOPSESThe Activist is a thought-provoking novel about the Niger-Delta andits people.
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Writers ought to expose corrupt politicians –Ojaide | WELCOME TO CURRENTLETTER
 Award-winning writer and scholar, Prof. Tanure Ojaide, speaks with CHUX OHAI about issues affecting literature and tertiary education in Nigeria United States-based award-winning poet and essayist, Prof. Tanure Ojaide, is currently working on a research at the Delta State University, Abraka. What may be considered remarkable about his presence in the country is that he……
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Nigerian Literature Review: The Activist Dies in Tanure Ojaide’s Dreams
Ikhide R. Ikheloa (Nnamdi) is one of the few reviewers of world literatures whose words I take as seriously as I do mine - when inspired.
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The Reading Gaol: Tanure Ojaide, The Tale of the Harmattan
The Tale of the Harmattan is the first collection of Ojaide's that I've read in some time. I picked it up at last year's African Literature Association conference.
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