Carew, Jan Rynveld, 1920-2012

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Jan Carew (b. 24 September 1920, Agricola Rome, British Guiana–d. 6 December 2012, Louisville, KY) grew up in Guiana and the United States. He studied at Howard University, Western Reserve University (now Case Western Reserve University), Charles University in Prague, and the Sorbonne in Paris. While living in England, Carew was an actor, journalist, and lecturer. In 1962 he served as director of culture in Guiana. While in the United States Carew taught at Princeton, Rutgers, Illinois Wesleyan, Hampshire College, Northwestern, and Lincoln Universities. He wrote novels, short stories, plays, memoirs, and other non-fiction, as well as children's stories and books, and is best known for his first novel, Black Midas (1958).
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creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph). Mr. Bones / by Jan Carew, Ben Caldwell, Sonia Sanchez, Jo Donnell and David Nelson ; directed by George Luscombe, 1972 - house program. University of Guelph
creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph). Gentlemen, Be Seated / by Jan Carew ; directed by George Luscombe, 1968 - production photos. University of Guelph
creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph). Mr. Bones / by Jan Carew, Ben Caldwell, Jimmie Garrett, Sonia Sanchez and Jo Donnell ; directed by George Luscombe, 1969 - performance file. University of Guelph
creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph). Mr. Bones / by Jan Carew, Ben Caldwell, Jimmie Garrett, Sonia Sanchez and Jo Donnell ; directed by George Luscombe, 1972 - production photos. University of Guelph
creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph). Gentlemen Be Seated / improvised by the Company ; written by Jan Carew and Jo Donnell ; directed by George Luscombe, 1968-69 - house program. University of Guelph
creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives. Gentlemen Be Seated / by Jan Carew ; directed by George Luscombe, 1968 - poster. University of Guelph
creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives. Mr. Bones / by Jan Carew, Ben Caldwell, Jimmie Garrett, Jo Donnell and Sonia Sanchez ; directed by George Luscombe, 1969 - sound tape. University of Guelph
creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph). Mr. Bones / by Jan Carew, Ben Caldwell, Jimmie Garrett, Sonia Sanchez and Jo Donnell ; directed by George Luscombe, 1969 - production photos. University of Guelph
creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph). Gentlemen Be Seated / by Jan Carew ; directed by George Luscombe, 1968 - performance file. University of Guelph
creatorOf Toronto Workshop Productions Archives (University of Guelph). Mr. Bones / by Jan Carew, Ben Caldwell, Jimmie Garrett, Sonia Sanchez and Jo Donnell ; directed by George Luscombe, 1969 - house program. University of Guelph
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Agricola 12 GY
Louisville KY US
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Birth 1920-09-24

Death 2012-12-06

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