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  • Death of a writer.
    Boyd, William // New Yorker; 11/27/95, Vol. 71 Issue 38, p51 

    Pays tribute to Ken Saro-Wiwa, the Nigerian writer who was hanged in prison on November 10, 1995, in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Recollection of author's first meeting with Saro-Wiwa; Production of the television soap opera `Basi & Co.'; Description of writings; Concern for homeland.

  • Wole Soyinka.
    Belanger, Craig // Wole Soyinka; 2005, p1 

    Presents a biography on African author Wole Soyinka. Early life in Nigeria; Background on Nigeria as a British colony; Education and influence by Shakespearean scholar, G. Wilson Knight; Details on his work for the Royal Court Theatre in London; How Soyinka used images and myths from Yoruban...

  • Social consciousness and ideological vision in Ahmed Yerima's plays: The examples of Hard Ground and The Sisters.
    Fosudo, Sola // US-China Foreign Language; Nov2010, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p74 

    Every generation of Nigerian playwrights has certain arrowheads or front liners whose works enjoy greater recognition both in terms of intellectual and ideological discourse and practical patronage. For instance, Wole Soyinka and Clark are usually associated with the first generation of Nigerian...

  • An Interview with Sefi Atta.
    Fosudo, Sola // Research in African Literatures; Fall2012, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p106 

    An interview is presented with Nigerian author Sefi Atta. When asked how her upbringing in Nigeria and education in England influenced her perception of home, Atta comments that her personal experiences and emotional closeness to Nigeria has inspired her writing. Other topics covered include...

  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
    Abbe, Elfrieda // Writer; Nov2010, Vol. 123 Issue 11, p58 

    Presents an interview with Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The author reflects on the books "Half of a Yellow Sun" and "Purple Hibiscus." Topics discussed include starting with a character, establishing a writing routine, sources of inspiration, and revising first drafts.

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