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Soyinka, Wole

Syllabification: So·yin·ka, Wole
Pronunciation: /soiˈiNGkə
  • (1934-), Nigerian playwright, novelist, and critic; full name Akinwande Oluwole Soyinka. His writing often uses satire to explore the contrast between traditional and modern society in Africa. Notable works: The Lion and the Jewel (1959) and The Interpreters (1965). Nobel Prize for Literature (1986).

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