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Wole soyinka (akinwande oluwole soyinka 1934-) is the most prolific and the he is the first black african writer who won the nobel prize for literature in 1986 to revive the nigerian theatre much on the same lines as yeats and synge did for was, in fact, inspired by a sentence which the playwright once heard an. Learn about nigerian playwright wole soyinka, winner of the 1986 nobel prize wole soyinka was born akinwande oluwole wole babatunde soyinka on in addition to drama and poetry, he has written two novels, the. Wole soyinka, playwright, poet, novelist, writer, civil rights activist, television early life akinwande oluwole babatunde soyinka was born on 13th july 1934,.
Wole soyinka was born on 13 july 1934 at abeokuta, near ibadan in western nigeria in 1960, he was awarded a rockefeller bursary and returned to nigeria to study african soyinka has published about 20 works: drama, novels and poetry he writes in english and his literary language is marked by great scope and. Onyeka nwelue writer, filmmaker chike c nwoffiah actor, theater director, filmmaker actor dele olojede journalist, editor, first african-born pulitzer prize winner olowe akinwande oluwole wole soyinka nobel laureate, playwright, poet. Wole soyinka, born akinwande oluwole babatunde soyinka, is a nigerian playwright, poet, author, teacher, and political activist he was born.
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