Dapo Adelugba On Theatre Practice in Nigeria
This is a part-product of an on-going research project. A book with this title has now been published.
(b) Research in Progress
(i) â€œTheatre Practitioners on Theatre Practice in Nigeriaâ€.
(ii) â€œYoruba Festival Chants: Towards a Poetics of Recitationâ€
Dissertation and Thesis
- Ph.D (African Literature): â€œToward a New Taxonomy of the Hero in the African Novelâ€ (1994) University of Ibadan, Ibadan.
- M.A. (Literature in English): â€œArt, Audience and Society in Kole Omotosoâ€™s Fictionâ€ (1984) University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, Ile-Ife).
(a) Books already published
- Dasylva, A. O. (2006a) Songs of Odamolugbe (Poems) Ibadan: Kraft Book Griots Series, Kraft Book Publishers, pp. 113 (February) (2006 ANA/Cadbury National Award-winner for Poetry)
- Dasylva, A. O. and O. B. Jegede (2005a), Studies in Poetry Ibadan: Stirling-Hordens Publishers. (225+pp)
- Dasylva, A.O. (2004a) Studies in Drama Ibadan: Stirling-Horden Publishers (198pp.) (NIGERIA)
- Owolabi, Kola & Dasylva, A.O. (Eds.) (2004b) Forms and Functions of English and Indigenous Languages in Nigeria: A Festschrift in Honour of Ayo Banjo Ibadan: Citi Group Publishers. (726pp, NIGERIA)
- Dasylva, A.O. (2003) Dapo Adelugba On Theatre Practice in Nigeria Ibadan: Atlantis Books.(307pp., NIGERIA).
- Dasylva, A.O. (1996) Understanding Wole Soyinka: Death and the Kingâ€™s Horseman. Ibadan: Sam Bookman Publishers. (92+pp) (NIGERIA)
(b) Chapters in Books already published
- Dasylva, A.O. (2010) â€œToward National Psychic Retrieval: The Omoluwabi Concept and the Enduring Legacy of Toyin Falolaâ€™s Scholarshipâ€ in Niyi Afolabi (ed.) Toyin Falola: The Man, the Mask, the Muse. Durham: Carolina Academic Press. Pp 303-320.
- Dasylva, A.O. (2010) â€œThe Archivist as Muse: Toyin Falolaâ€™s Experimentation with the Alternative History in A mouth Sweeter than Saltâ€ in Niyi Afolabi (ed.) Toyin Falola: The Man, the Mask, the Muse. Durham: Carolina Academic Press. Pp. 735-752.
- Dasylva, A.O. (2009) â€œModern African Drama and the Emergence of Femi Osofisan (Neo-Rationalist) Theater: Towards a Poeticsâ€ in Tunde Akinyemi and Toyin Falolaâ€™s (eds.) Emerging Perspectives on Femi Osofisan. Trenton: Africa World Press, Inc.,pp 263-282.
- Dasylva, A.O. (2007) â€œPlayingâ€ with History, â€œPlayingâ€ with Words: Ngugi and Mugoâ€™s The Trial of Dedan Kimathiâ€™ in Mala Pandurang (ed.) Ngugi wa Thiong.o: An Anthology of Recent Criticism New Delhi: Pencraft International. pp. 202-212 (INDIA)
(c) Articles that have already appeared in Refereed Conference Proceedings:
- Dasylva, A.O. & Oriaku, R.(2010) â€œTrends in the Nigerian Auto/biography.â€ History Compass, 8, 303-319, Wiley Online library DOI:<onlinelibrary.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1478-0542.2010.00679.x
- Dasylva, A.O. (2008) â€œTransculturation and Cultural Correspondences in Contemporary African Drama.â€ in Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi, & Aderonke A. Adesanya (eds.) Migrations and Creative Expressions in Africa and the African Diaspora Carolina Academic Press. (pp. 377-395)http://www.cap-press.com/files/falolarestless (USA)
- Dasylva, A. O. (2001b) â€œOrality, Con-textuality and Continuity in Nigeriaâ€ in Russell Kaschula (Ed.) African Oral Literature: Functions in Contemporary Contexts. Cape Town: New Africa Books, pp. 181-190. (SOUTH AFRICA)
(d) Articles that have already appeared in learned Journals
- Dasylva, A.O. (2007) â€œIdentity and Memory in Omoboyode Arowaâ€™s Oriki Performance in (Yoruba) Ekiti Dialect.â€ African and Asian Studies A A S Vol.6 no. 1-2, pp.173 -200
- Dasylva, A. O. (2006b) â€œPopular Culture and Populist Aesthetics in Kole Omotosoâ€™s Novels.â€ YORUBA: Journal of the Yoruba Studies Association of Nigeria, Vol.3 No. 2, pp. 40-61(NIGERIA)
- Dasylva, A.O. (2006c) â€œCross-Cultural Influences and Correspondences in Contemporary Nigerian Drama.â€ ES REVIEW: REVISTA DE FILOLOGIA INGLESA, No.27, 2006-2007 pp. 23-38 (SPAIN)
- Dasylva, A.O. (2006e) â€œCulture Educationâ€ and the Challenge of Globalization in Modern Nigeriaâ€ Oral Tradition (On-line journal, Vol.21. ii, 2006 (click to view Introduction. http://journal.oraltradition.org/issues/ 21ii/dasylva) (USA)
- Dasylva, A O. (2005b) â€œThe Writer and the Phases of Conflict in Africa.â€ UFAHAMU Volume 31 Issue 3. pp.114-147 (USA) firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Dasylva, A.O. (2002) â€œInter(con)Textual Migrations of the Oral Narrative Trickster (Hero): Phases of Transformation in Modern African Literature.â€ AFRICA-AMERICA-ASIA-AUSTRALIA (AAAA) No. 23, pp. 51-61.(ITALY)
- Dasylva, A.O. (2000) â€œOn the Wings of Proverb: Wole Soyinkaâ€™s Ogidigbo Drumbeat of a Thousand Riddles in Death and the Kingâ€™s Horseman.â€ ISESE: Ibadan Journal of Folklore Vol. 2 No. 1&2. pp. 108-119 (IBADAN, NIGERIA)
- Dasylva, A. O. (1999) â€œWole Soyinkaâ€™s Horseman and the Horses of Words: A Semiotics of the â€˜Not â€“ I Birdâ€™ Song â€“ Text.â€ Research in African Languages and Linguistics (RALL) Vol. 5. No. 1, pp.1-13. Dept of Linguistics and African Languages. (IBADAN, NIGERIA)
- Dasylva, A. O. (1998f) â€œAlienation in Niyi Osundareâ€™s Poetry.â€ Ibadan Journal of Humanistic Studies. No.8, (October) pp.71-83. Faculty of Arts (IBADAN, NIGERIA)
- Dasylva, A. O. (1998a) â€œCulture, Oral Literature and the Challenge of Modernity: The Ondo/Ibadan Experiment.â€ IHAFA: A Journal of African Studies. Vol. 2 No. 1 April, pp. 73 â€“ 81, (Dept. of African and Asian Studies, UNILAG, NIGERIA)
- Dasylva, A. O. (1998b) â€œKÃ¡dÃ rÃ¡-Ã€yÃ nmÃ³ Yoruba Concept of Fate-Destiny: A Critique of Manâ€™s Station in Life in Ola Rotimiâ€™s The Gods Are Not to Blame.â€ ORITA: Ibadan Journal of Religious Studies 1-2 June 1998, pp. 1-8 (Dept of Religious Studies, IBADAN, NIGERIA)
- Dasylva, A. O. (1998c) â€œForm and Trans-formation in Modern African Drama: Femi Osofisanâ€™s Theatre and Neo-rationalism.â€ AFRICA-AMERICA-ASIA-AUSTRALIA (AAAA) No. 21, pp. 195-205 (ITALY)
- Dasylva, A. O. (1998e) â€œThe African Tragic Drama and the Quest for Form: The Example of Clark-Bekederemoâ€™s Trilogy.â€ International Journal of African Culture and Ideas. (IJACI) No. 1. Vols. 1&2 (April & November) pp. 60 â€“ 67. (Faculty of Applied Arts, OGBOMOSO, NIGERIA)
- Dasylva, A. O. (1997a) â€œAfrican Critics and the Hero Concept: A Critique.â€ Critical Essays and Research in African Literature (CERIAL) No. 1 pp. 68 â€“ 77, (Dept. of English, UYO (NIGERIA).
- Dasylva, A. O. (1997b) â€œRalph Ellisonâ€™s Invisible Man and the Saga of the Running Nigger: A Post-apartheid Discourse.â€ Journal of Educational and Humanistic Studies JEHUS Vol. 1. No. 1 pp. 51-58, (Faculty of Arts, ADO-EKITI)
- Dasylva, A. O. (1995a) â€œThe Carrier-hero in the African Novel.â€ OSUA Studies in Language and Literature (OSILL) Vol. 1 No.1. pp. 87 â€“ 102. (Dept. of English, ADO-EKITI, NIGERIA)
- Dasylva, A. O. (1995b) â€œThe Beauty of the Ugly: A perspective on Albert Camus and the Absurd.â€ OBITUN: Journal of Humanities Vol. 1. No. 1. pp. 81 â€“ 90, (Faculty of Arts, ADO-EKITI, NIGERIA)
- Dasylva, A. O. (1991) â€œCommitment and Ideology in Kole Omotosoâ€™s Fiction.â€ Review of English and Literary Studies (RELS) vol. 8. No. 1 pp. 20 â€“38, Dept of English (IBADAN, NIGERIA)
Journal Articles Accepted for Publication
- Dasylva, A. O. (Oct. 2005c) â€œInter(Con-)Textual Migrations: Traditional Epic Hero and Phases of Transformation in the African Novelâ€ (KRE) Journal of Social Sciences. (INDIA)
Technical Reports and/or Monographs
- Oduneye Bayo; Dasylva, A.O. & Ogundeji, P.A. (2003) A Commissioned Review/Assessment Report on UNICEF / Theatre Arts Dept., University of Ibadan, â€œTheatre For Development(Tfd)/Child Survival Program (CSP)â€ Nation wide Project (1998-2003). I coordinated this project and contributed about 70% of the work. (UNICEF/UNITED NATIONS)
- Dasylva, A. O. (1999b) Classificatory Paradigms in African Oral Narrative. ISESE MONOGRAPH SERIES (42pp.) ICSG (IBADAN, NIGERIA)
- Dasylva, A.O. (2008) â€œDemocracy, Insurrections & Management for Political Stability at Local Government Level in Nigeriaâ€ Journal of Issues on African Development, vol.1, pp.10-15
- Dasylva, A.O. (2000) â€œGlobalizationâ€ (poem) in DRUMVOICES Poetic Voices of Contemporary Urban Cultures Nos. 1&2.(Fall) p. 225 (USA)
- Dasylva, A.O. (1996a) â€œRefuge-Eâ€ (poem) in Awaken to a Dream Kent: The International Library of Poetry. (USA)
- Dasylva, A.O. (1996b) â€œArroganceâ€ (poem) in Jewels of the Imagination Kent: The International Library of Poetry. (USA)
- Dasylva, A.O. (1996c) â€œPlant a Treeâ€ (poem) in OKIKE An African Journal of New Writing No. 34, p. 99. (NSUKKA, NIGERIA)