Of Africa

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Of Africa

By Wole Soyinka

Yale University Press, Hardcover, 9780300140460, 199pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2012


A Nobel laureate offers a keen, thought-provoking analysis of Africa's current crises and points the way to cultural and political renewal

About the Author
Wole Soyinka, the first African to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, is a Nigerian writer, poet, and playwright. For his implacable resistance to political tyranny he has been imprisoned, threatened with assassination, and at times forced to live in exile.

Praise For Of Africa

“The Nigerian 1986 Nobel Laureate (Literature) offers a slender, hopeful volume about his native continent’s potential for healing the world’s spiritual ills. . . . A brief but eloquent plea for peace.”—Kirkus Reviews