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us: Werewere Liking, 1950-

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    • us: Liking, Were Were, 1950-
    • us: Liking, Werewere, 1950-
    • us: Were Were Liking, 1950-
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    • us: Liking, Were Were, 1950-
    • us: Liking, Werewere, 1950-
    • us: Were Were Liking, 1950-
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        Bondé (Cameroon)
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        • Organization: (naf) Ki-Yi M'Bock (Performing group)
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        (naf) Ki-Yi M'Bock (Performing group)
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    • found: Hourantier, M. J. Du rituel à la scène chez les Bassa du Cameroun, 1979 (a.e.) t.p. (Werewere LIKING) p. 8 (from Cameroun; poet, writer of plays, & painter)
    • found: Her Une vision de Kaydara d'Hamadou-Hampaté-Bâ, 1984: t.p. (Werewere Liking) p. 4 cover (Werewere-Liking; b. 1950, Bondé, Cameroun)
    • found: Info. from Univ. of Western Australia, Jan. 21, 1997 (Local professor who met her recently notes her preferred usage is Werewere Liking; New Oxford companion to lit. in French has entry under Werewere Liking with reference from Liking, Werewere)
    • found: Écriture féminine et tradition africaine, c2009: t.p. (Were Were Liking)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed September 19, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Liking, Werewere; Were Were Liking; dramatist, writer, critic, painter, sculptor, theater performer, dancer; born 1950 in Bondé, Cameroon; founder of the internationally recognized Ki-Yi Mbock theater company; the theater blended music, spoken word, ritual, and, frequently, the use of marionettes; became the basis of her international reputation; self-taught in her chosen arts; developed a striking appearance and persona, which emphasizes Africanness)
  • LC Classification

    • PQ3989.2.L54
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    • 1980-01-25: new
    • 2015-03-17: revised
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