Yoruba literature

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Yoruba has an extensive body of literature.

 Oral literature

    Odu Ifa
    Oriki

Written literature


    Wande Abimbola
    Fayemi Fatunde Fakayode, Aare Agbefaga of Yorubaland
    Adebisi Aromolaran, king of Ijesaland
    Daniel Olorunfemi Fagunwa
    Adebayo Faleti
    Akinwunmi Isola
    Obo Aba Hisanjani
    Duro Ladipo
    J.F. Odunjo
    Afolabi Olabimtan
    Sobowole Sowande
    Wole Soyinka, winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature
    Amos Tutuola

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