ISSN: 13682679
First published in 1998
4 issues per volume
Volume 2 Issue 1
Cover Date: January 1999
An Interview with Maryse Condé
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Authors:  Alvina Ruprecht 
DOI: 10.1386/ijfs.2.1.51/1


Maryse Condé, novelist and playwright born in Guadeloupe, presently teaches at Colombia University in New York City. One of the most important voices of French Caribbean theatre, she has written seven plays which have all been staged although not all have been published. Several of her works have been translated by Richard Philpox and performed in English by the Ubu Repertory Theatre of New York. Among her plays: An tan revolisyon, published in 1991, first performed in Guadeloupe in 1989; Comedie d'Amour, first performed in Guadeloupe in 1993; Dieu nous l'a donne, published in 1972 and first performed in Paris in 1973; La mort d'Oluwemi d'Ajumako, published in 1973 and first performed in 1974 in Gabon; Le morne de Massabielle, first version staged in 1974 in Puteaux (France), later staged in English in New York as The Hills of Massabielle (1991); Pension les Alizes, published in 1988, staged for the first time in Guadeloupe and subsequently staged in New York as Tropical Breeze Hotel (1995); Les sept voyages de Ti Noel (written in collaboration with José Jernidier, artistic director of TTC -Bakanal), first performed in Guadeloupe in 1987.
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