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MS Eng 1632

Hulse, Michael, 1955-. Michael Hulse translations of W. G. Sebald, 1994-2000 (MS Eng 1632): Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Eng 1632
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Hulse, Michael, 1955-.
Title: Michael Hulse Translations of W. G. Sebald
Date(s): 1994-2000
Quantity: .6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English; some in German.
Abstract: Papers concerning translations of the literary works of German writer and academic Winfried Georg Sebald.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2003M-20. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund from Michael Hulse, Department of English & Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK; received: 2003 September 23.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Michael W. Austin

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Michael Hulse Translations of W. G. Sebald, 1994-2000 (MS Eng 1632): Guide. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Novelist and academic Winfried Georg "Max" Sebald wrote Die Ausgewanderten, Die Ringe des Saturn and Vertigo, parts of which are represented in this collection, with English translations by Michael Hulse. Although Sebald wrote in German, he lived in England for most of his adult life and taught at the University of East Anglia. He collaborated extensively on English translations of his literary works with Hulse, along with other translators.


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Includes Sebald's annotations and corrections of Michael Hulse's English translations of the former's novels The emigrants, The rings of Saturn, and Vertigo. Also includes correspondence between Sebald and Hulse.

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