Fabre, Michel

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Michel and Genevieve Fabre founded the Center for Afro-American Studies at the University of Paris, and have been leading scholars of African American culture in France. Michel Fabre is the foremost biographer of Richard Wright, and intimately fimiliar with the Wright family and with African American artists, writers, and musicians throughout Europe. Genevieve Fabre is a scholar of African-American theater and literature, and co-chaired the first Harvard University Du Bois Institute Working Group, "History and Memory in Afro-American Culture," and edited an important book by the title that has been seminal in "memory studies" in the field.

From the description of Michel Fabre archives of African American arts and letters, 1910-2003. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79463049

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creatorOf Phillips, Frank Lamont. Frank Lamont Phillips poetry : typescripts, 1972. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Fabre, Michel. Run man run, the life of Chester Himes / by Michel Fabre and Edward Margolies. Xavier University of Louisiana, XULA
creatorOf Rogers, John Carr, d. 1979. Papers of John C. Rogers [manuscript] 1908-74. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ellison, Ralph. Negro and the war : Typescript, undated. Houghton Library
referencedIn Review of Contemporary Fiction / Dalkey Archive Press : records, 1980-1988. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Joyce, Joyce Ann, 1949-. [Papers], 1950?-2001. Valdosta State University, Odum Library
referencedIn Emanuel, James A. James A. Emanuel papers, 1922-1995 (bulk 1960-1995). Library of Congress
creatorOf Dixon, Melvin, 1950-1992. Melvin Dixon papers, 1962-1992. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Jones, Madison, 1925-. Madison Jones papers, 1950-1989. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Ellison, Ralph. Ralph Ellison papers, 1890-2005 (bulk 1930-1994). Library of Congress
creatorOf Fabre, Michel. Michel Fabre archives of African American arts and letters, 1910-2003. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Davis, Charles T. (Charles Twitchell), 1918-1981. Charles T. Davis project summary to the NEH for classic Afro-American fiction : photostat, 1980. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Rogers, John C. Letters to Rogers from other authors [manuscript] 1938-1973. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000. person
associatedWith Cayton, Horace R. (Horace Roscoe), 1903-1970. person
associatedWith Davis, Charles T. (Charles Twitchell), 1918-1981. person
associatedWith Dixon, Melvin, 1950-1992. person
correspondedWith Ellison, Ralph. person
correspondedWith Emanuel, James A. person
associatedWith Fabre, Geneviève. person
associatedWith Himes, Chester B., 1909- person
associatedWith Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. person
associatedWith Jones, Madison, 1925- person
correspondedWith Joyce, Joyce Ann, 1949- person
associatedWith Malartic, Yves, 1910- person
associatedWith Margolies, Edward. person
associatedWith Phillips, Frank Lamont. person
associatedWith Rogers, John C. person
associatedWith Rogers, John Carr, d. 1979. person
associatedWith Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Caribbean Area
African American authors
Novelists, American--20th century
Expatriate authors
Expatriate artists
African American artists
Expatriate musicians
African American musicians


Birth 1933-10-31

Death 2007




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