Egbuna, Obi (Benedict)

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EGBUNA, Obi (Benedict)

EGBUNA, Obi (Benedict). Nigerian, b. 1938. Genres: Novels, Plays/Screenplays, Race relations, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Essayist, critic, novelist, playwright, visiting professor, visiting writer. Publications: Wind Versus Polygamy (novel), 1964, republished as Elina, 1978; The Anthill, 1965; The Wind; The Murder of Nigeria, 1968; Daughters of the Sun and Other Stories, 1970; Destroy This Temple, 1971; Emperor of the Sea and Other Stories, 1973; Menace of the Hedgehog, 1973; The ABC of Black Power Thought, 1973; Emperor of the Sea and Other Stories, 1974; The Minister's Daughter (novel), 1975; Dem Say; Diary of a Homeless Prodigal (essays), 1976; The Hoe; Divinity; Black Candle for Christmas (short story), 1980; The Rape of Lysistrata (novel), 1980; The Madness of Didi (novel), 1980; The Dialectical Process in Modern African Literature: A Study in the Epistemology of Decolonization, 1986.