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Wole-soyinka

Wole Soyinka
(Nigerian Dramatist)

Date of Birth:
13 July 1934

Nationality:
Nigerian

Quote count:
15

Times favorited:
0

Akinwande Oluwole "Wole" Soyinka is a Nigerian writer, poet and playwright. Some consider him Africa's most distinguished playwright, as he won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1986, the first African so honored.

Soyinka was born into a Yoruba family, specifically, an Egba family in Abeokuta in 1934. He received a primary school education in Abeokuta and attended secondary school at Government College, Ibadan. He then studied at the University College, Ibadan and the University of Leeds from which he received an honours degree in English Literature. He worked as a play reader at the Royal Court Theatre in London before returning to Nigeria to study African drama. He taught in the Universities of Lagos, Ibadan, and Ife .



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