Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka, also known as Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka, is a Nigerian playwright and poet. He won the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature and was the first sub-Saharan Africa to do so.  He is well regarded for his role in Nigeria’s political history.

Telephone Conversation

‘Telephone Conversation’ is a poem written by Wole Soyinka, a renowned African writer in English. The poem exposes the presence of racial discrimination at the individual level in society even after the passing of laws against it.

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