Introduction to contemporary African drama and poetry, whose themes reflect socio-cultural, political and religious events prevalent in the societies from which they emanate. The relationship between traditional and modern drama and poetry. Analysis of language in selected poems and plays, including works by Wole Soyinka, Ama Ata Aidoo, Tess Onwueme, Athol Fugard, Dennis Brutus, and Niyi Ozundare. Also listed as CPL 207and THE 207. GradedABCDE.