The Fortune-Teller

The Fortune-Teller

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Drama penned by a Francophone Louisiana native of African descentshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 127 x 198.1 x 17.8mm | 204.12g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0252074068
  • 9780252074066

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"These are two remarkable plays, easily the best dramas by an American-born author (long)before O 'Neill." Werner Sollors, professor of comparative literature and African American literature at Harvard Universityshow more

About Victor Sejour

Victor Sejour (1817-74) was born in Louisiana but made his career as a playwright in France. Norman R. Shapiro, professor of Romance Languages and Literatures at Wesleyan University, is a widely published translator of French theater, poetry, and prose.M. Lynn Weiss is an associate professor of American studies at the College of William and Mary. Their previous collaborations include Creole Echoes: The Francophone Literature of Nineteenth-Century Louisiana.show more