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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-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        Bondé (Cameroon)
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    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Ki-Yi M'Bock (Performing group)
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Poetry
          (lcsh) Playwriting
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Poets
              (lcsh) Critics
                (lcsh) Painters
                  (lcsh) Actresses
              • Sources

                • 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
              • Change Notes

                • 1980-01-25: new
                • 2015-03-17: revised
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