Symphonie en Noir Majeur: Poème pour Roussan Camille in Memoriam. HAITI, Franck FOUCHÉ.

Symphonie en Noir Majeur: Poème pour Roussan Camille in Memoriam

Port-Au-Prince: Art Graphique Presse, 1962. First Edition. Scarce volume of poetry by the Haitian author, journalist, and playwright, published shortly before emigrating from Duvalierist Haiti for Montreal in 1966. Fouché (1915-1978) taught in Chambly, and would go on to complete his highly regarded M.A. thesis, Voudou et théâtre; pour un nouveau théâtre populaire (1976), at the Université du Québec à Montréal. OCLC locates a scant 15 copies in U.S. institutions. Octavo (21.5); printed sheets stapled into illustrated silkscreened wrappers; [6],13pp; with a four-color silkscreened illustration after a watercolor by Jacqueline Fouché; text is in French. Wrappers lightly worn, with light overall dustiness and toning to edges; Very Good+.

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