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  • GHOSTS, PEOPLE, AND BOOKS OF YORUBALAND.
    Beilis, Viktor // Research in African Literatures; Winter1987, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p447 

    The article focuses on books written by the Nigerian author Amos Tutuola. When a book is called a novel, this presupposes the fact that the author is well-versed in literature. The Palm-Wine Drinkardk perhaps the first prose work of the Nigerian author with which European readers became...

  • Coming of Age: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and the Voice of the Third Generation.
    Hewett, Heather // English in Africa; May2005, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p73 

    The article focuses on the work of Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The author examines the role of Adichie in relation to the emergence of the Third Generation. The Third Generation, composed mostly of poets and other literary artists, have been greatly credited with reviving the...

  • Chinua Achebe.
    Loveday, Veronica // Chinua Achebe; 2005, p1 

    Presents a biography of Nigerian author Chinua Achebe. Background and education; Early success of such novels as 'Things Fall Apart' and 'No Longer At Ease'; Influence of the 1960s Nigerian-Biafran War on Achebe's writing; Career as a teacher and writer of educational materials; Awards and...

  • 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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