Jean Genet

Standard Name: Genet, Jean


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Family and Intimate relationships Maya Angelou
In 1961 MA embarked on another significant relationship when she fell in love with Vusumzi Make , a Black South African freedom fighter.
Innes, Lyn. “Maya Angelou Obituary”. The Guardian.
She met him when she was engaged to an American bail bondsman...
Occupation Maya Angelou
From nightclub dancing sprang the headier success of an offer on Broadway and a steady job as lead singer with the cast that toured Europe and North Africa with Porgy and Bess. This exciting...
Textual Features Caryl Churchill
Cloud Nine sets up a parallel between sexual oppression and colonialism, a link Churchill associates with Genet .
Churchill, Caryl. Cloud 9. Routledge.
The play's overt feminist and anti-imperialist message is both lightened and enhanced by Churchill's comic sensibility...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Maya Angelou
Chapter one opens on MA 's ambition to become a writer: her first beginnings, her move to New York, her joining the Harlem Writers Guild , the terrifying experience of her first reading to...
Travel Maya Angelou
She had initially intended to leave Ghana not for the USA but for somewhere in Europe or Asia. Then a repeat run in Genet 's The Blacks took her to Frankfurt, Berlin, and...


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