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us: Marshall, Paule, 1929-

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  • Variants

    • us: Marshall, Pauline, 1929-
    • us: Burke, Valenza Pauline, 1929-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New York University
        • Organization: (naf) Hunter College
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Bates College
    • Gender

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) American literature
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Novelists
            (lcsh) College teachers
              (lcsh) Essayists
          • Sources

            • found: Her Brown girl, brownstones, 1959.
            • found: The fiction of Paule Marshall, c1995: CIP t.p. (Paule Marshall) galley (Valenza Pauline Burke; b. 4/9/29, Brooklyn; m. Kenneth Marshall, 1950; literary author, never wrote under Burke)
            • found: Wikipedia website, viewed Oct. 9, 2013 (Paule Marshall; born April 9, 1929; American author; born in Brooklyn to Barbadian parents; Hunter College,1955; taught at Virginia Commonwealth University, the University of California, Berkeley, the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and Yale University before holding the Helen Gould Sheppard Chair of Literature and Culture at New York University; in 1993 received an honorary L.H.D. from Bates College; lives in Richmond, Va.) {}
            • found: African American National Biography, accessed February 21, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Marshall, Paul; Valenza Pauline Burke; fiction writer, essayist, educator; born 09 April 1929 in Brooklyn, New York, United States; joined Our World magazine, a black publication, as its only female correspondent; published her first short story, “The Valley Between” in 1954; published her first and best-known novel, Brown Girl, Brownstones, one of the first books in American literature to concern itself with the interior life of a young black girl in 1959; received a Guggenheim Fellowship, which was used to write a collection of four novellas titled, Soul Clap Hands and Sing (1961); one of his greatest accomplishments is the novel, The Chosen Place, the Timeless People; next well known novels, Praisesong for the Widow, Daughters, and the recent, The Fisher King (1983, 1991, 2000); honors include, an American Academy Arts and Letters Award; the Columbus Foundation American Book Award; a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship (1993))
          • LC Classification

            • PS3563.A7223
          • Change Notes

            • 1982-05-17: new
            • 2015-06-02: revised
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