Marie Vieux-Chauvet

MARIE VIEUX-CHAUVET, a seminal writer of post-occupation Haiti, was born in Port-au-Prince in 1916. She is the author of five novels. In spite of heavy surveillance by François Duvalier’s regime, Vieux-Chauvet remained in Haiti for many years, courageously portraying the far-reaching upheaval of Haitian culture under U.S. occupation and Duvalier’s dictatorship. Fearing retribution after the 1968 publication of her critical trilogy Love, Anger, and Madness, Vieux-Chauvet immigrated to New York, where she died in 1973.

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