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Alexis, Jacques Stéphen, 1922-1961

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  • Variants

    • Alexis, Jacques Stephen, 1922-
    • Soleil, Jacques, 1922-1961
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1922-04-22
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1961
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Parti d'entente populaire (Haiti)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Saint-Louis de Gonzague Institute
    • Descriptor

        (lcdgt) Authors, Black
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Gonaïves (Haiti)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Môle Saint-Nicolas (Haiti)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Haiti
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Alexis, Jacques Stephen, 1922-
  • Sources

    • found: Séonnet, M. Jacques Stéphen Alexis, ou ... c1983:t.p. (Jacques Stéphen Alexis) cover p. 4 (also known as Jacques Soleil; d. 1961)
    • found: LC data base, 4-11-84(hdg.: Alexis, Jacques Stephen, 1922- )
    • found: Wikipedia, Jan. 20, 2015(Jacques Stephen Alexis (Gonaïves, Haiti, Apr. 22, 1922 - Môle-Saint-Nicolas, Haiti, c. 22 Apr. 1961) was a Haitian Communist novelist; an active participant in the social and political debates of his time; in 1959, he formed the People's Consensus Party (PEP), a left-wing political party, but he was forced into exile by the Duvalier dictatorship)
    • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed June 14, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Alexis, Jacques Stéphen; fiction writer; born 22 April 1922 in Gonaïves, Haiti; studied at the Saint-Louis de Gonzague Institute; studied medicine in both Port-au-Prince and Paris, France; participated in the Haiti revolt (1946); settled in Cuba; returned to the northwest part of the island (1961); was arrested; first two novels, "Compère Général Soleil" (1955) and "Les Arbresmusiciens" (1957) covered the tumultuous period from 1934 to 1942 in Haiti; was widely translated throughout the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) during the 1960s; third novel was "L'Espace d'un cillement" (1959); last published work, collection of short stories "Romancero aux Etoiles" (1960); two unpublished manuscripts were found after his death: "L'Eglantine" and "Dans le blanc des yeux"; died 1961 presumably in Haiti)
  • LC Classification

    • PQ3949.A34
  • Change Notes

    • 1984-04-19: new
    • 2021-08-09: revised
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