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Durand, Lucile (1930–)

Canadian feminist, novelist, playwright and children's writer. Name variations: Lucille Durand; (pseudonym) Louky Bersianik. Born Lucile Durand, Nov 14, 1930, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; studied at Université de Montréal and Sorbonne; m. Jean Letarte.

Worked as librarian and scriptwriter for radio and television; awarded Prix de la Province (1966); published poems and feminist essays in magazines and anthologies; works include Togo apprenti-remorqueur (1966), L'Euguélionne: roman triptyque (1976), La page de garde (1978), Le Pique-nique sur l'Acropole (1979), Les Agénésies du vieux monde (1982) and Axe et eau (1984).

Durand, Lucile (1930–)

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