An author from the Senegal
writing in French
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Sanou Lô was born in 1957 in St Louis, Senegal, where she spent her childhood and adolescence. Following a successful passage through her primary and secondary school years, Sanou Lô left Senegal as a nineteen year old to further her studies, first at Lyons and then Paris. She continued her studies, both in France and Senegal, gaining a PhD. in Literature and Social Sciences. A mother of two children, Sanou Lô shares her time beyond her family life in research work, writing and teaching Anglophone African Literature at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar.
De pourpre et d'hermine. Dakar : Nouvelles Editions Africaines du Sénégal, 2005. (248p.). ISBN 2 7236 1519 7. Novel.
The University of Western Australia/French
Created: 1 April 2006
Modified: 22 May 2006
Archived: 20 December 2012