Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


Joris, Pierre mss., ca. 1960-2010, consists of the correspondence, notebooks, manuscripts, translations, anthologies, periodicals, and audio recordings of the works of the noted poet, translator and essayist, Pierre Joris. Born in Strasbourg, France on February 14, 1946, Joris was raised in Ettelbruck, Luxembourg and has since lived and traveled around the world.

Joris, the author of over 40 books, is also considered to be one of the foremost translators of avant-garde poetry into both French and English, notably including the works of Paul Celan.

Acquired: 2012

Collection size: 30,000 items

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