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Welcome to SENTINEL LITERARY QUARTERLY

Vol.3. No. 4. July - September 2010

 


CONTRIBUTORS

ESIABA IROBI, A SENTINEL'S JOURNEY

SECTIONS

Afam Akeh
Andy Willoughby
Claire Girvan
Christian Ward
Derek Adams
Esiaba Irobi
Hannah Lowe
Hunter Liguore
Ikechukwu Obialo Azuonye
Karunamay Sinha
Kate Horsley
Laura Solomon
Lookman Sanusi
Malcolm Bray
Mark Lewis
Moa-Aaricia Lindunger
N Quentin Woolf
Nina Romano
Nnorom Azuonye
Norbert O. Eze
Olu Oguibe
Pius Adesanmi
Robert Lee Frazier
Toyin Adepoju
Uche Nduka
Wayne Scheer
Zino Asalor
 

 

This issue of SLQ is dedicated to the memory of

ESIABA IROBI (1960 - 2010)

 

Dr Esiaba Irobi

Photo: Olu Oguibe (2000)

 

Esiaba Irobi - a poet, playwright, actor and scholar was born in the Republic of Biafra on October 1, 1960, and lived in in exile in Nigeria, Britain, United States and Germany where he passed away on May 3, 2010. He studied at the Universities of Nigeria, Sheffield and Leeds, and held a B.A. in English/Drama, M.A. Comparative Literature, M.A. Film/Theatre, and PhD in Theatre Studies. In 1992 his play, Cemetery Road won the prestigious World Drama Trust Award. His books include Nwokedi, The Colour of Rusting Gold, Cotyledons, Hangmen Also Die, and Why I don't Like Philip Larkin and Other Poems. He leaves behind a wife, Uloaku and a son, Nnamdi.

 

 

 

Poems by Esiaba Irobi

The Cry of Orgasm

Yale

Arboreal

Kingdom of the Mad

Helen, Not of Troy

Laura


Essay by Esiaba Irobi

 

THE PROBLEM WITH

POST-COLONIAL THEORY:
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Related work

 

Esiaba Irobi's "The Battle of Harlem" (prenotes and footnotes)

- Essay by Pius Adesanmi

 

Links (These links will take you outside this magazine issue. However, there is a link back to this page)

 

My e-conversation with Esiaba Irobi

- Interview by Nnorom Azuonye

 

Poor African Writers Travelling: Home and Exile in younger Nigerian Diasporic Writing.

Akeh evaluates the impact of exile in a younger generation of Nigerian writers. The essay integrates reviews of four poetry collections by Chuma Nwokolo jr, Nnorom Azuonye, Esiaba Irobi and Uche Nduka.

- Essay by Afam Akeh

 

JULY-SEPTEMBER INDEX
COMPETITIONS
DRAMA
ESSAYS & REVIEWS
FICTION
IROBI IN SENTINEL
IROBI, TRIBUTES
POETRY

 

 

 

 

JULY-SEPTEMBER INDEX | COMPETITIONS | DRAMA | ESSAYS & REVIEWS | FICTION | IROBI IN SENTINEL | IROBI, TRIBUTES | POETRY

 

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