L'Heureux, John (Clarke)

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L'HEUREUX, John (Clarke)

L'HEUREUX, John (Clarke). American, b. 1934. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Poetry. Career: Entered the Society of Jesus, 1954; ordained a priest, 1966; requested laicization, 1970; Stanford University, California, professor of English, 1973-. The Atlantic, contributing editor, Boston, 1970-. Publications: NOVELS: Tight White Collar, 1972; The Clang Birds, 1972; Jessica Fayer, 1976; A Woman Run Mad, 1988; An Honoroble Profession, 1991; The Shrine at Altamina, 1992; The Handmaid of Desire, 1996; Having Everything, 1999; The Miracle, 2002. POETRY: Quick as Dandelions: Poems, 1964; Rubrics for a Revolution, 1967; One Eye and a Measuring Rod: Poems, 1968; No Place for Hiding: Poems, 1971. STORIES: Family Affairs, 1974; Desires, 1981; Comedians, 1990. OTHER: Picnic in Babylon: A Priest's Journal, 1967. Address: Dept of English, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, U.S.A.