Nigerian writers have made a significant contribution to world literature. Their work is often characterized by its exploration of complex social and political issues, as well as its rich use of oral traditions and folklore.
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The West Indies has a rich tradition of superb fiction writing, with West Indian writers such as Derek Walcott, V. S. Naipaul, and Jean Rhys winning the Nobel Prize for Literature.
New Zealand writers of novels are often preoccupied with the intersection of the natural and the human worlds. They are also interested in exploring the themes of identity, belonging, and the legacy of colonialism.
Dutch novelists have a long and rich history, dating back to the 17th century. They have been influenced by a wide range of sources, including the Dutch Golden Age, the Enlightenment, the Romantic movement, and the Modernist movement.
For a country with such a small population Scotland has produced a surprising number of world class creative writers. Many of the best Scottish writers have, like Irish writers such as Oscar Wilde, W.B. Yeats, Seamus Heaney, Jonathan Swift, and others, become regarded by the outside world as great “English” writers.