Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Hausner, Beatriz mss., ca. 1982–2010, consist of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence and related material of Beatriz Hausner, poet and translator of some twenty–five works of literature. Hausner was born in Santiago de Chile in 1958 and moved to Toronto with her family where she studied French and Spanish literature at the University of Toronto. She has translated the poetry of Ludwig Zeller, Rosamel del Valle, Enrique Gómez–Correa, Huberto Díaz–Casanueva, Enrique Molina, Olga Orozco, Georges Schehade and other Spanish–American and French poets closely associated with surrealism. She also has translated the fiction of Alvaro Mutis, as well as several children's books, and is a past president of the Literary Translators Association of Canada.

Acquired: 2002–2010

Collection size: 6,500 items

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