Sinclair, Marjorie

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SINCLAIR, Marjorie

SINCLAIR, Marjorie. Also writes as Marjorie Edel. American, b. 1913. Genres: Novels, Poetry, Biography, Novellas/Short stories. Career: San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA, registrar, 1937-39; researcher for Office of Strategic Services, 1943-45; University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, instructor, 1955-62, assistant professor, 1962-70, associate professor, 1970-73, professor of English, 1973-80, professor emeritus, 1980-. Publications: Kona (novel), 1947; The Wild Wind (novel), 1950; (trans. with Lily Pao-hu Chang) The Poems of T'ao Ch'ien, 1953; (trans. with Yukuo Uyehara) Kotomichi Okuma, A Grass Path (poems), 1955; Nahi'ena'ena: Sacred Daughter of Hawaii (biography), 1976; (ed.) The Path of the Ocean: Traditional Poetry of Polynesia, 1982; (as Marjorie Edel) The Place Your Body Is (poems), 1984. Address: 3817 Lurline Dr, Honolulu, HI 96822, U.S.A.