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Wole Soyinka (Nigerian Nobel Prize)

Syllabus of the Sub-subject: Wole Soyinka (Poet and Dramaturge, Nigeria).

  1. The Poet, Dramaturge, and Nobel Prize in Literature Wole Soyinka
  2. Influence of the traditional African theatre and the Yoruba's mythology on his works
The Sub-subject “Wole Soyinka (Poet, Nigeria)” is part of the following programs:
  1. Masters (e-learning): Sub-Saharan Africa, BRICS Countries (Nigeria), Frontier Markets
  2. Doctorate Business in Africa
  3. Degree in Inter-African Business

Languages of study English or French Wole Soyinka Portuguese Wole Soyinka Spanish Wole Soyinka

Sample of the Sub-subject: Wole Soyinka - Nobel Prize in Literature
Wole Soyinka (Nobel Prize, Nigeria)

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Description of the Sub-Subject: Wole Soyinka.

The Nigerian Poet, Nobel Prize in Literature and Dramaturge Akinwande Oluwole “Wole” Babatunde Soyinka was born on July 1934 at Abeokuta (Ibadan, Western Nigeria). Wole Soyinka is the author of twenty works (Poetry, Novels, and Drama). His work was influenced by the traditional popular African theatre and the mythology of the Yoruba.

Wole Soyinka was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature, being the first African to be privileged in that category.

  1. Place of birth of Wole Soyinka: Abeokuta - Ibadan (Nigeria, West Africa)
  2. Wole Soyinka is atheist
  3. Ethnic group: Yoruba
  4. Doctorate (University of Leeds)
  5. Dramaturge (Royal Court Theatre in London)
  6. Professor of Literature at the University of Ibadan and University of Lagos
  7. Visiting professor (Yale, Cambridge)
  8. Arrested in 1967 during the Nigerian Civil War until 1969
  9. He participated as an author in the General History of Africa of the UNESCO

The main works of Wole Soyinka.

  1. A Dance of the Forests
  2. Swamp Dwellers
  3. Lion and the Jewel
  4. Trial of Brother Jero
  5. Requiem for a Futurologist
  6. Season of Anomy

Wole Soyinka is an African poet of the West African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

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