Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Constantine mss., 1995-2002, consist of literary translations by Peter Constantine, 1963- , of German and Russian authors. Present are a pre-publication manuscript of Thomas Mann: Six Early Stories, first submitted to Fiction magazine in 1995, published by Sun and Moon Press, Los Angeles, 1997; a draft submission of The Complete Works of Isaac Babel in two separate sections, and the final manuscript (although incomplete) as submitted to Norton in the spring of 2001. Each item is preceded by an explanatory note from the translator.

Also present is the complete final copy-edited manuscript, a set of author's proofs with corrections and two sets of master proofs, both with edits and corrections of The Complete Works of Isaac Babel published by Norton in 2002.

Gift. Peter Constantine. New York, NY 2001, 2002

Collection size: 8 items

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