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‘Those who cannot show proper response to art need not be blamed’: A war of letters involving Chinua Achebe and Wole Soyinka

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Responding to an audience that chose to catcall women during a performance, novelist Chinua Achebe published an open letter in literary magazine, The Bug.
Responding to an audience that chose to catcall women during a performance, novelist Chinua Achebe published an open letter in literary magazine, The Bug.

In Dr. Bernth Lindfors's book, Early Nigerian Literature are letters, excerpts and incisive essays on the personal lives and early careers of authors Chinua Achebe, Christopher Okigbo, Amos Tutuola and many others. More than discrete studies of individual authors and their literary development, the book provides a compelling introduction to the remarkable diversity of Nigerian culture. One of these stories involves Achebe and Wole Soyinka in their teen years. 

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