Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka Poems

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 African person to do so. He is well-regarded for his role in Nigeria’s political history.

Soyinka has taught at some of the most prestigious Universities, including Cambridge, Oxford, Emory, Duke, Harvard, and Yale.

Telephone Conversation

by Wole Soyinka

‘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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