Davis, Thulani

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Thulani Davis (1948-) is an African American journalist, poet, playwright, and novelist. She graduated from Barnard College, and attended graduate school at the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University. In addition to articles in periodicals such as the VILLAGE VOICE, NATION, NEW YORK TIMES, and WASHINGTON REVIEW, she has published several anthologies of her poems, a play, the libretto for an opera, and several novels, including 1959 and the MAKER OF SAINTS.

From the description of Thulani Davis collection, 1967-1997. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84666056

Thulani Davis, playwright.

From the description of Everybody's Ruby: typescript, 1999. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615390

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referencedIn Jordan, June, 1936-2002. Videotape collection of June Jordan [videorecording]. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Jordan, June, 1936-2002. Papers, 1936-2002 (inclusive), 1954-2002 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Davis, Thulani. Thulani Davis collection, 1967-1997. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Davis, Thulani. Everybody's Ruby: typescript, 1999. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Jordan, June, 1936-2002. Audio collection of June Jordan [sound recording]. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Thulani Davis collection, [ca. 2000-ongoing]. Museum of Performance & Design
creatorOf LeBaron, Anne. The E. & O. line : an electronic blues opera : after the story of Orpheus and Eurydice / music by Anne LeBaron ; libretto by Thulani Davis. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Davis family. Davis family papers, 1876-2007 and undated. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
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associatedWith Barry, Marion, 1936- person
associatedWith Davis family. family
associatedWith Harrison, Paul Carter, 1936- person
associatedWith Jackson, Jesse. person
associatedWith Jordan, June, 1936-2002. person
associatedWith LeBaron, Anne. person
associatedWith The New York Public Library, Billy Rose Theatre Collection, Theatre on Film and Tape Archive. corporateBody
associatedWith Wilkins, Roger. person
associatedWith Young, Andrew, 1932- person
associatedWith Young, Coleman A. person
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New York (N.Y.)
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African Americans--Politics and government
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Active 1967

Active 1997

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