Manuscript Collection - George Elliott Clarke Papers

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George Elliott Clarke Papers


  • ? - 2017 (Creation)

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673 boxes (106.16 metres)

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Writer, poet, and playwright. Black United Front of Nova Scotia (a community service organization), development worker; Duke University, Durham, NC, assistant professor of English and Canadian studies; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Seagram. Visiting Chair in Canadian Studies; University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, professor of African-Canadian literature.
Born on February 12, 1960, in Windsor Plains, Nova Scotia, Canada; son of Bill and Geraldine Elizabeth (a teacher) Clarke. Education: University of Waterloo, B.A.; Dalhousie University, M.A.; Queen's University, Ph.D.

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Includes extensive correspondence including personal, poetic, academic, and political; manuscript drafts; ideas; teaching materials; and files related to the life and work of George Elliott Clarke.

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