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us: Clark-Bekederemo, J. P. (John Pepper), 1935-

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  • Fuller Name

    • John Pepper
  • Variants

    • us: Clark, J. P. (John Pepper), 1935-
    • us: Bekederemo, J. P. Clark- (John Pepper Clark-), 1935-
    • us: Clark, John Pepper, 1935-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1935-04-06
    • Birth Place

        Kaigbodo (Nigeria)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Lagos
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Ibadan
        • Organization: (naf) Princeton University
        • Organization: (naf) University of Lagos
    • Gender

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Poets
          (lcsh) Dramatists
            (lcsh) Editors
        • Use For

        • Earlier Established Forms

            Clark, John Pepper, 1935-Clark, John Pepper,1935-
        • Sources

          • found: His America, their America, 1964.
          • found: His State of the union, 1985: t.p. (J.P. Clark Bekederemo)
          • found: Contemp. auth. (Clark, John Pepper, 1935- )
          • found: Ozidi saga, 1991: t.p. (J. P. Clark-Bekederemo)
          • found: Telephone call to Howard Univ. Press, 3-11-92 (author has changed his name to J. P. Clark-Bekederemo)
          • found: Full tide : collected poems, 2010: t.p. (JP Clark) p. vi (JP Clark, b. Dec. 6, 1933, Kiagbodo, in the Niger Delta)
          • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed June 12, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Clark-Bekederemo, John Pepper; poet, dramatist; born 06 April, 1935 in Kaigbodo, Ijo region, Nigeria; attended Government College in Ughelli; graduated in English from University of Ibadan (1960); editor at the literary journal The Horn (1957-1958); research fellow at Princeton University (1963-1964) and the Institute of African Studies, Ibadan; wrote autobiography America, Their America (1964); became coeditor of the journal Black Orpheus (1966) and head of the English Department, University of Lagos (until 1980); cofounded Pec Repertory Theatre in Lagos (1982), staged a number of African plays in English (1982-1990s); author of poetry books (1962-2004), dramas (1964-2000), articles on literature, criticism of African theater)
        • LC Classification

          • PR9387.9.C55
        • Change Notes

          • 1980-08-05: new
          • 2015-12-21: revised
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