Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

FELSTINER, JOHN MSS.

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Inventory

I. TRANSLATIONS.

Box 1
Paul Celan
  • Celan Translation Booklets
  • Nah, im Aortenbogen Notes
  • Todesfuge Booklet
  • Todesfuge Notes (2 folders)
  • Translations by Celan (2 folders)
  • "Ziv, that light" Notes
Pablo Neruda
  • Neruda Poetry
  • "The Satraps" Materials
Other
  • Enrique Lihn (2 folders)
  • Dan Pagis
  • Victor Jara
  • William Carlos Williams

II. RESEARCH MATERIALS.

Paul Celan
  • Articles on Celan (12 folders)
Box 2
  • Articles on Celan (11 folders)
  • Celan Bibliography (1989)
  • Celan Bibliography (1996)
  • Celan Bibliography (undated)
  • Celan Bibliography Notes
  • Celan Bibliography of Published Poems
  • Celan Book Written in Hebrew (photocopy)
  • Celan Correspondence (photocopy)
  • Celan Correspondence with Nelly Sachs (photocopy)
  • Celan Documents (4 folders)
Box 3
  • Celan Interview
  • Celan Literary Biography Notes
  • Celan Material (6 folders)
  • Cyrus Hamlin Material
  • "'deep in the glowing text-void': Translating Late Celan" Notes
  • Diet Klaus Material
  • Dissertation on Celan in German
  • Dramatic Interpretations of Celan (2 folders)
  • Erich Kahler Material
  • Esther Cameron Material
  • Erez Kalin thesis on Celan
  • Franz Kafka Material
  • Franz Rosenzweig Material
  • Friedrich Holderlin Material
  • Gershom Scholem Material
  • Gespräch im Gebirg Material
  • Gisela Dischner Material
  • Helly Oestreicher Artwork
  • Ilana Shmueli Material
  • Israel Chalfen Material
  • Jerry Glenn Material
  • "Lesen Sie! Immerzu nur lessen, das Verstandnis kommt von selbst" (photocopy)
  • Luitgard Wundheiler, Growing Up in Nazi Germany (2 folders)
  • Martin Heidegger Material (2 folders)
Box 4
  • "Mother Tongue, Holy Tongue" Lecture Material
  • "The Mother Tongue of Paul Celan: Loss & Language" Material
  • Musical Compositions
  • Natan Zach Article
  • Nelly Sachs Material
  • Notes on Jews and Germans
  • Notes on Literary Translation (6 folders)
  • "On Not Translating the Hebrew in Paul Celan's Poetry" Notes
  • Osip Mandelstam Material
  • Paul Celan Awards
  • Paul Celan Images
  • Paul Celan Material (6 folders)
  • Paul Celan Permissions
  • Paul Celan Publication Material
  • Paul Celan Reviews (7 folders)
  • Paul Sars Material
  • Petre Solomon Material
  • Royalty Statements
  • Der Sand aus den Urnen (photocopy)
  • Selected Poems and Prose of Paul Celan Notes
  • Selected Poems and Prose of Paul Celan Reviews
Box 5
  • Todesfuge Articles
  • "Translating Celan" Notes
  • Translations of Celan (not by Felstiner) (5 folders)
  • Weg der Verklarung (photocopy)
  • "Die Winzer" Notes
  • Yves Bonnefoy Material
Pablo Neruda
  • Articles on Neruda
  • 1973 Chile Coup Materials
  • Public Readings
  • Translating Neruda Awards
  • Translating Neruda Correspondence
  • Translating Neruda Material (3 folders)
  • Translating Neruda Reviews
  • Vendome Press
Other
  • American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) Material
  • American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) Newsletters
  • Permissions Material (2 folders)
  • Treatise on Poetry by Czeslaw Milosz

III. CORRESPONDENCE.

Arranged first by individual correspondents, followed by general. Professional correspondence is organized by the name of the organization, not the personal name (e.g., Yale University Press). Some correspondence can be found in other series in order to provide context for other materials.

  • Abramsky, Chimen 1984-2006
  • Bonnefoy, Yves 1997-2008
  • Celan-Lestrange, Gisele 1984-1991
  • Celan, Eric 1992-2001
  • Glenn, Jerry 1983-2002
  • Hamlin, Cyrus 1973-1995
  • Jarvis, Harry 2001
Box 6
  • Ozick, Cynthia 1988-2011
  • Paul Celan responses, Authors A-E
  • Paul Celan responses, Authors F-K
  • Paul Celan responses, Authors L
  • Paul Celan responses, Authors M
  • Paul Celan responses, Authors N-Z
  • Roloff, Michael 1999-2000
  • Sheep Meadow Press 1994-1995
  • Shmueli, Ilana 1983-1996
  • Solomon, Petre 1983-1998
  • Wiesel, Elie 1981-2008
  • Yale University Press 1991-1994
  • Yale University Press 1995-2010
  • General Correspondence, A-B
  • General Correspondence, C-E
  • General Correspondence, F
  • General Correspondence, G
  • General Correspondence, H
  • General Correspondence, I-K
  • General Correspondence, L
  • General Correspondence, M-O
  • General Correspondence, P-Ri
  • General Correspondence, Ro-So
  • General Correspondence, Sp-Wh
  • General Correspondence, Wi-Z

IV. LECTURE AND CONFERENCE MATERIALS.

Box 7
  • "Colloque Paul Celan" 1984 Conference
  • Lilly Library Presentation
  • Notes & Materials, 1975-1984
  • Notes & Materials, 1985-1994
  • Notes & Materials, 1995
  • Notes & Materials, 1996
  • Notes & Materials, 1997-1998
  • Notes & Materials, 1999-2001
  • Notes & Materials, 2002-2011
  • "Paul Celan: Biographie et Interpretation
  • "Translation and Poetic Evaluation" 1985 Conference Notes

V. COURSE MATERIALS.

  • Seminar on American Literature
  • Seminar on Literary Translation (6 folders)

VI. AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIALS.

  • Musical Compositions (CD and cassette tape)

VII. PUBLICATIONS.

  • American Poetry Review, 1976-2004
  • Babel, Numbers 2-4, 1983-1985
  • Babel, Numbers 6-7, 1990-1993
  • Babel, Numbers 8-9, 1994-1995
  • Center for Inter-American Relations, 1980
Box 8
  • Co-Cr, 1980-2000
  • Dachauer Hefte, 1995
  • G-L, 1974-1977
  • Ma-Mi, 2002-2009
  • Mo, 1975-1983
  • North Dakota Quarterly, 1991
  • Northwest Review, 1993-2006
  • O-P, 1975-1987
  • P, 1978-2005
  • Sequoia, 1976-1977
  • Sequoia, 1983-1990
  • S-T, 1984-2006
  • Two Lines, 1995
  • Two Lines, 2007
  • Yale Review, 1972

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