The Guardian Literary Series
10 Sep 2017
The mediation of the first coming of GLS by Yemi Ogunbiyi, Femi Osofisan, Odia Ofeimun and G. G. Darah was not a romantic experience. This has also been what the present run of the series encountered last year.
11 Dec 2016
Afejuku uses the poem, “A Leaping Flame” to expose the belief among the Itsekiri that their land was stolen by those who have high connection in government.
4 Dec 2016
Niger Delta poetry is one of the genres in the corpus of Niger Delta literature which is currently expanding in content, quality and quantity.
13 Nov 2016
Indeed, the narrative voice of Nollywood is more eloquent, more accommodating to the supposedly illiterate rural dwellers than their literate counterparts.
6 Nov 2016
Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s debut novel, Season of Crimson Blossoms has been reviewed and rated spectacularly in recent times. Who would have thought that a first time ...
The unfortunate generation writes back: The signifying tears in Akeem Lasisi’s night of flight - Part 2
30 Oct 2016
Denji Ladele and Dejo Faniyi inform that it was a usual ceremonial engagement predominantly held in the Ogbomoso, Oyo, Iseyin, Okeho, Saki and Ibadan areas of Yoruba land, about 60 to 80 years ago...
The Unfortunate Generation writes back: The signifying tears in Akeem Lasisi’s Night Of Flight - Part 1
23 Oct 2016
Ever recurring within the sanguine stream of Nigerian literary criticism is the volatile whirlpool of the ‘generational debate,’ which has monumentally constructed polemical signposts of the Nigerian literary canon.
16 Oct 2016
The body of writings known as modern Nigerian poetry owes its origins to the oral literary traditions which are predominant in Nigeria. In pre-literate Nigerian societies ...
18 Sep 2016
The 1980s was a momentous decade for Nigerian literature and one of the enabling factors for the literary effulgence of that era was the robustness of the critical enterprise woven around the literary productions.
4 Sep 2016
The monumental contributions of “The Guardian Literary Series” to the consolidation of Nigerian literature will remain undiminished. A look at the writers that came under the critical attention of contributors ...