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Photographs of Quebec writers. - [ca. 1970-1980]. - 35 photographs: b & w ; 25 cm by 20 cm.

Biographical Sketch

Montréal photographer Kèro Beaudoin is well known for her numerous photographs of Quebec writers taken between 1960 and 1995. Her portraits have been the focus of various exhibitions and books, and have appeared in films and literary dictionaries. In 1981, she published an album of portraits, Au fonds des yeux: 25 Québécoises qui écrivent (Éditions Nouvelle Optique). She has lived in Québec City since 1998.

Scope and Content

A collection of 35 photographs of Quebec writers : Hubert Aquin, Victor Lévy Beaulieu, Louky Bersianik, Marie-Claire Blais, Nicole Brossard, Françoise Bujold, Roch Carrier, Paul Chamberland, Pierre Dansereau, Marcel Dubé, Raoul Duguay, Jacques Ferron, Michel Garneau, Gratien Gélinas, Eloi de Grandmont, Roland Giguère, Jacques Godbout, Claude Haeffely, Gilles Héneault, Claude Jasmin, Marie Laberge, Michelle Lalonde, Jacques Languirand, Félix Leclerc, André Major, Henriette Major, Gilles Marcotte, Pierre Nepveu, Fernand Ouellette, Madeleine Ouellette Michalska, Hélène Ouvrard, Guy Robert, Marie Savard, Yves Thériault, and Gilles Vigneault.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: acquired from the photographer in 1984. [1984-01]

Restrictions: no reproduction of the photographs is permitted.

Finding Aid: list available of writers photographed.

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