An author from Haïti and Senegal
writing in French
[Return to French Page originale en français]
Jacqueline Scott-Lemoine was born in Port-au-Prince (Haiti). From 1966 until her death, she lived in Dakar with her husband, the poet Lucien Lemoine. In 1976, she became a citizen of Senegal. Jacqueline Scott-Lemoine was a comedian. She first played the role of the Queen in The Tragedy of King Christophe by Aimé Césaire and continued her career at the Théâtre National Daniel Sorano in Dakar. Jacqueline Lemoine also wrote for several magazines and newspapers, both in Senegal and overseas. Les Nuits de Tulussia is a collection of stories going back to the author's childhood in Haïti and early days in Senegal.
Jacqueline Scott-Lemoine passed away in Dakar, aged 89, on July 9 2011.
Les Nuits de Tulussia. [Tulussia's Nights] Paris : Présence Africaine, 2005. (160p.). ISBN 2-70-87-0763-9. Short-stories. [Preface by Amadou Lamine Sall].
The University of Western Australia/French
Created: 27 Oct 2005
Modified: 17 May 2012
Archived: 20 Aug 2013