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Folder 19: Correspondence -- Michael Fabre

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 19
Collection number: Folder 19

Scope and Contents

Correspondeces from Michel Fabre:

1986: Card [greeting]. Acknowledges receipt of Joyce's book.

1987: Letter

1989: Letter. Mentions the Walker article to appear in Miss Quarterly (Fall) and external data for the Himes. Also mentions the Wright symposium in Moscow.

1989: Letter. Mentions a letter he sent to Ebony about the Walker Biography (Essay to appear in the Wright Issue of the Miss Quarterly).

1989: Letter. Appreciates Joyce's comments on "Walker Book" Projects he is working on: Himes. He is writing articles on "Contrabands for a conference in Germany on Wright and the French Revolution. He is teaching Wole Soyinka's play "A Dance of the Forest" Preparing an essay on Yoruba pantheon and mythology.

1989: Letter. Mentions projects he is working on: La River Noire, Richard Wright's Books and Writers.

1990: Letter. Mentions article about Walker, Wright Society, his book "Samuel Selvon's Moses Ascending" and galleries "From Harlem to Paris"

1990: Letter. Mentions conference of African American writers, artists and musicians due in Paris. Expected are: Barbara Chase Riboud, Ted Joans, Jim Emanuel, Project he is working on: Lesley Himes' Memoirs, New Orleans Creole of Color Literature, bibliographic reprints on Wright, piece on Afro-American Lieux de memoire France, etc.

1990: Letter. (faxed). Mentions upcoming conference about "Black Americans in Europe from the beginnings up to now...for writers and artists. Inquires about a workshop on "Black American Writers in Paris during the Cold War"

1990: Letter recommending Joyce to a teaching position at Carnegie-Mellon University.

1990: Note. Mentions a copy of "Wright, Books and Writers" he is sending to Joyce. Michel to become member of "Wright Circle"

1991: Letter. Complains about Parkinson's that was disturbing him.

1991: Letter about conference on McKay in France. Describes Russell Larkin as not brilliant. Poster of Fabre's forthcoming book "From Harlem to Paris: Black American Writers in France, 1840-1980"

1991: Note. Inviting Joyce to prepare entries on Angelou, Gayl Jones, Dorothy West, Pauli Morray, etc, for the African American Encyclopedia. Also request to submit an Abstract for a February 1992 Conference.


  • Acquired: 2001-06-29


From the Collection: 4.0 Boxes


From the Collection: English


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