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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1986
Wole Soyinka

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Wole Soyinka - Facts

Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka

Born: 13 July 1934, Abeokuta, Nigeria

Residence at the time of the award: Nigeria

Prize motivation: "who in a wide cultural perspective and with poetic overtones fashions the drama of existence"

Field: poetry, prose

Language: English

Prize share: 1/1

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