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Name:  Gustaaf Van Cromphout  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: 1938 in Belgium


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*Lived in DeKalb, Illinois*37-year veteran English professor at Northern Illinois University

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* In 1979, he was awarded the Northern Illinois University's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award. He also mentored many graduate students, once learning Portuguese to serve on the dissertation committee of a student who was working on a Portuguese translation of Richard Wright's ''Native Son''.To read the complete article, please visit [ NIU mourns death of Gustaaf Van Cromphout, written by Tom Parisi]

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