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Devi, Ananda

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  • Variants

    • Ananda Devi
    • Nirsimloo-Anenden, A. (Ananda)
    • Nirsimloo, Ananda Devi
    • Devi Nirsimloo, Ananda
    • Nirsimloo-Anenden, Ananda
    • Anenden, Ananda Nirsimloo-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1957-03-23
    • Birth Place

        Trois Boutiques (Mauritius)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Mauritius
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Mauritius
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) France
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Congo (Brazzaville)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) London (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Ferney-Voltaire (France)
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        (lcdgt) Writers
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    • Earlier Established Forms

      • Nirsimloo-Anenden, A. (Ananda)
    • Sources

      • found: Author's Solstices, 1976:t.p. (Ananda Devi Nirsimloo)
      • found: Her Le poids des êtres, c1987:t.p. (A. Nirsimloo-Anenden) cover p. 4 (Ananda Devi, b. 1957)
      • found: Her Rue la Poudrière, 1988:t.p. (Ananda Devi) back cover (b. 3/23/57)
      • found: Primordial link : Telugu ethnic identity in Mauritius, 1990:t.p. (A. Devi Nirsimloo-Anenden)
      • found: Moi, l'interdite, 2000:t.p. (Ananda Devi) back cover (b. Trois Boutiques, Mauritius; lives in France; anthropologist and translator; author of novels, poetry, etc.)
      • found: Alliance Française USA website, 17 Feb. 2010(Ananda Devi; Ananda Nirsimloo-Anenden)
      • found: Literary Encyclopedia online, 17 Feb. 2010(Ananda Devi; novelist, story writer, poet, essayist; Mauritian francophone writer, born 1957; A.D. Nirsimloo-Anenden)
      • found: African Success website, 17 Feb. 2010(Ananda Devi, Mauritian writer and anthropologist)
      • found: French Wikipedia, 17 Feb. 2010:under Ananda Devi (Ananda Devi, born 23 Mar. 1957, Mauritian writer)
      • found: Her website, 17 Feb. 2010(Ananda Devi, born 23 Mar. 1957; copyr. Ananda Devi) -
      • found: L'ambassadeur triste, 2015:title page (Ananda Devi)
      • found: An interview with Ananda Devi by her translator Jeffrey Zuckerman, August 16, 2016, via French Embassy in the United States website, viewed May 26, 2017(I was born and lived in Mauritius until I was 18, after which I spent six years in London, studying social anthropology. Immediately afterwards, I went to Congo-Brazzaville, where my husband was working for the World Health Organization. I spent more or less seven years there, with frequent stays in Mauritius, especially when my second son was born. We moved to the French-Swiss border in 1989 and have been there since. So Ferney-Voltaire, the small town in which I have lived since 1989, is home as in the place where I can put my suitcases down and take in the familiar and unique scents that are the imprint of one's deep-seated presence.)
      • found: Wikipedia, May 26, 2017(Ananda Devi (born March 23, 1957) is a Mauritian writer; of Andhra Pradesh descent, she was born at Trois-Boutiques, Mauritius; after spending several years in Brazzaville in the Congo, she moved to Ferney-Voltaire [France] in 1989)
    • LC Classification

      • PQ3989.2.N547
    • Change Notes

      • 1981-04-09: new
      • 2017-05-27: revised
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