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Condé, Maryse


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    • Condé, M. (Maryse)
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1937-02-11
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of California, Santa Barbara
        • Organization: (naf) Columbia University
        • Organization: (naf) British Broadcasting Corporation
        • Organization: (naf) Radio France internationale
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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Pointe-à-Pitre (Guadeloupe)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Guadeloupe
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) France
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        (naf) Guinea
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        (naf) Senegal
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        (naf) England
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        (naf) United States
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  • Sources

    • found: Her Dieu nous l'a donné, 1972.
    • found: Her Hérémakhonon, c1982:t.p. (Maryse Condé) p. 179 (b. 1937)
    • found: Her Pays mêlé, c1985:t.p. (Maryse Condé) cover (M. Condé)
    • found: Bibliothèque nationale de France WWW auth. file, March 24, 2016(hdg.: Condé, Maryse, 1937- ; b.: Feb. 11, 1937 ; nat.: Guadeloupe ; Novelist, taught African literature in Paris 7, Paris 10 and Sorbonne, and Caribbean culture and literature at the University of Los Angeles; lived in Africa)
    • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014:(Condé, Maryse; fiction writer, dramatist, essayist, educator; born in 1937 in Guadeloupe; studied in boarding school in Paris; moved to Guinea after she married; later moved with her children to Ghana; moved to London following Nkrumah's forced exile to Guinea (1996); worked for three years for the British Broadcasting Corporation and returned to Africa, settling in Senegal, where she resumed teaching; returned to France to finish her degree; also worked as an editor at Présence Africaine and hosted a program on Francophone literature on Radio France Internationale; after completing her thesis, began teaching at the university level, first in France and then in the United States; gained a faculty position in the black studies department at the University of California at Santa Barbara (1978); she is currently a professor emeritus at Columbia University, where she chaired the Center for French and Francophone studies from 1997 to 2002)
    • found: Quinn, A. Maryse Condé wins an alternative to the literature Nobel in a scandal-plagued year, via New York times website, October 12, 2018(the Guadeloupean writer Maryse Condé won The New Academy Prize in Literature; substitute for this year's Nobel Prize in Literature; author of I, Tituba: Black Witch of Salem; Segu; Windward Heights; and other emotionally complex novels; born in 1937 in Pointe-à-Pitre)
  • LC Classification

    • PQ3949.2.C65
  • Change Notes

    • 1982-09-17: new
    • 2018-10-13: revised
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