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George, Karibi T. "Myth and History in Ken Saro-Wiwa's Basi and Company: A Modern African Folktale." In African Literature and African Historical Experiences, edited by Chidi Ikonne, Emelia Oko, and Peter Onwudinjo, pp. 107-15. Ibadan, Nigeria: Heinemann Educational Books Nigeria PLC, 1991.
Uses an African traditionalist aesthetic criticism to explore Saro-Wiwa's use of the oral story-telling tradition in Basi and Company.
Maja-Pearce, Adewale. "Do It Yourself." New Statesman 112, No. 2885 (11 July 1986): 32-33.
Brief review of A Forest of Flowers that praises Saro-Wiwa's use of pidgin English as well as his commitment to self-publishing under difficult conditions.