Femi Osofisan: An Introduction

Adesola Adeyemi

Femi Osofisan is the foremost writer today in Nigeria after the Soyinka generation. With about forty plays written and produced and about twenty five published, he is in the vanguard of Nigerian writers. He is also a poet, with two collections, a novelist, a critic, a songwriter, an actor and an essayist. His latest play is still running on the Guthrie Stage -- Many Colors make the Sun King. In 1995, Howard University brought out a volume of his plays.

Sandra Richards's Ancient Songs Set Ablaze (1996) Chris Dunton's Make Man Talk True: Nigerian Drama in English since 1970 discuss his works.

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