Nebraska Authors

Adele C. King

Born 1932 Omaha, NE (USA)

Places Lived

New York

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Literary Scholarship; Albert Camus; Marcel Proust; French Language


Bachelor of Arts, 1954, University of Iowa
Graduate Study, 1954-55, Sorbonne, University of Paris
Master of Arts, 1960, University of Leeds


French teacher and College Instructor
Lecturer in French

Places Worked

St. Luke's School and Allen-Stevenson School, NY
University of Alberta, Canada
University of Ibadan, Nigeria


Phi Beta Kappa


Albert Camus. 1964. (later published as Camus, 1965).
Proust. 1968.

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