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MS Fr 372.3

Yourcenar, Marguerite. English translations of Marguerite Yourcenar by Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1983-1986: Guide.

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Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Location: b
Call No.: MS Fr 372.3
Creator: Yourcenar, Marguerite.
Title: English translations of Marguerite Yourcenar by Walter Jacob Kaiser,
Date(s): 1983-1986.
Quantity: 1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Abstract: Correspondence and manuscripts concerning Walter Kaiser's English translation of works by French writer Marguerite Yourcenar.

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Acquisition Information:

87M-119. Manuscripts presented by: Professor Walter Jacob Kaiser, Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Via di Vincigliata, 26, 50135 Florence, Italy; received 6 May 1988.

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English Translations of Marguerite Yourcenar by Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1983-1986 (MS Fr 372.3). Houghton Library, Harvard University.


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Scope and Content

Correspondence and manuscripts concerning Kaiser's English translation of works by Marguerite Yourcenar. Includes: Alexis, and Comme l'eau qui coule [Two lives and a dream]. Comme l'eau qui coule includes: Anna, soror, Un homme obscur, Une belle matinee, and Postfaces [Anna, soror, An obscure man, A lovely morning, and Postfaces]. Also includes correspondence with Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

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