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Chraïbi, Driss, 1926-2007

LC control no.n 84043146
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LC classificationPQ3989.C5
Personal name headingChraïbi, Driss, 1926-2007
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Variant(s)Shraĭbi, Dris, 1926-2007
Associated countryMorocco
Birth date1926-07-15
Death date2007-04-01
Place of birthCasablanca (Morocco)
Place of deathDrôme (France)
AffiliationNational Radio and Television Broadcasting System (Morocco)
Profession or occupationNovelists Dramatists Television producers and directors
Found inHis The butts, c1983: t.p. (Driss Chraïbi) cover (b. in El Jadida, Morocco)
LC data base, 7/27/84: (hdg.: Chraïbi, Driss, 1926- )
Prozhogina, S.V. Dris Shraĭbi, 1986: t.p. (Dris Shraĭbi)
Wikipedia WWW site, Apr. 5, 2007 (Driss Chraïbi; b. July 15, 1926, El Jadida; d. Apr. 1, 2007, Drôme, France; Moroccan author)
Dictionary of African Biography, accessed June 12, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Chraïbi, Driss; fiction writer, dramatist, radio / television producer / director; born 15 July, 1926 in Mazagan (present-day el-Jadida), near Casablanca, Morocco; graduated in chemical engineering, Paris (1946-1950), abandoned before receiving doctorate in neuropsychiatry; devoted to literature and journalism (1952); began writing epics to comedy, National Radio and Television Broadcasting System (1954); his first novel toward Islamic traditionalism, Le passȩ simple (The Simple Past) (1955) was banned in Morocco (until 1977), later he disowned the novel (1957); published many novels (1955-1980s); published fictional biography L'homme du livre (The Man of the Book, 1995) about distinction between Islam and Islamic fundamentalism; wrote autobiography Vu, lu, entendu (Seen, Read, Heard) (1998); died 01 April, 2007 in Drôme, France)