Irenosen Okojie

Judith Rahn (Heinrich Heine Universität)
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Nigerian-born author Irenosen Okojie is a relatively new player on the British literary landscape. After spending the first eight years of her life in Nigeria, she proceeded to receive her education between several boarding schools (Gresham’s Boarding School in Holt, Norfolk; Stamford Boarding School for Girls in Stamford, Lincolnshire) and London-based schools, early on cementing her strong relationship with this vibrant, dynamic city (Okojie 2017). She went on to attended London Metropolitan University where she studied Communications and Visual Culture. London has since evolved to become the pivotal element of her writing. The city’s pulsating potentiality combined with society’s increasing individuation and the screen-based existence of contemporary urban life are at the basis…

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Citation: Rahn, Judith. "Irenosen Okojie". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 18 October 2019 [, accessed 09 December 2023.]

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