LINKS TO RELATED INTERNET STIES
Newspaper and Magazine Feature Articles
Nigeria Laureate Soyinka Returns. October 15, 1998. (New York Times). See note below.
In Exile With: Wole Soyinka; Fighting Africa's Enemy Within. May 1, 1997. (New York Times). Available through: Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe. Perform a search using topic "Wole Soyinka" and limit by date. See note below.
Author Outlines Africa's Agony. March 6, 1997. (Times Union).
A Cry, Without Tears, for His Beloved Country. October 6, 1996. (New York Times). Available through: Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe. Perform a search using topic "Wole Soyinka" and limit by date. See note below.
A Dramatic Life. (Emory Magazine).
Wole Soyinka named Woodruff Professor. September, 1996. (Emory Report).
A Laureate's Lament For Nigeria; Exiled Playwright Seeks Sanctions Against Regime. December 7, 1994. (Washington Post). Available through: Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe. Perform a search using topic "Wole Soyinka" and limit by date. See note below.
Nigerian Nobel Prize-Winner Uses Pen and Voice in Campaign for Democracy. November 21, 1993. (Boston Globe).
Wole Soyinka's Gift to the World. October 26, 1986. (Boston Globe).
Nobel Prize Committee Press Release
Wole Soyinka : Writing Africa, and Politics. June 23, 1985. (NYT Book Review). See note below.
Lectures by / Interviews with Wole Soyinka
Berkeley Elberg Lectures
Interview with Wole Soyinka (April 1998)
Why I Am a Secular Humanist: An Interview with Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka
Nobel Lecture -- "This Past Must Address Its Present"
Brown University Post-Imperial and Post-Colonial Lectures Study Guide
Wole Soyinka Study Guide, Washington State University, Paul Brians
New York State Writers Institute
Wole Soyinka Bibliography. (From Brown University Post-Imperial and Post-Colonial Lectures Study Guide.)
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