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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Fr 372.3

English translations of Marguerite Yourcenar by Walter Jacob Kaiser


Correspondence and manuscripts concerning Walter Kaiser's English translation of works by French writer Marguerite Yourcenar.


  • 1983-1986

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1 linear feet (3 boxes)
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.


Arranged into the following two series:
  1. I. Correspondence
  2. II. Compositions

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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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Link to catalog
Yourcenar, Marguerite. English translations of Marguerite Yourcenar by Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1983-1986: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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