Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES CENTER (www.oxfordaasc.com). © Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 31 July 2021

Soyinka, Wole locked

1934–Nigerian playwright, poet, novelist, essayist, and critic who in 1986 became the first African writer and the first black writer to win the Nobel Prize for literature.

Soyinka, Wole locked

1934–Nigerian playwright, poet, novelist, essayist, and critic who in 1986 became the first African writer and the first black writer to win the Nobel Prize for literature.
  • Ketu Katrak

A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription