Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Mitchell, B. mss., 1980-1984, consist of the correspondence between Breon Mitchell, 1942- , professor, and editors at New Directions and others relating to Ezra Pound translations of short stories by French writer Paul Morand, 1888-1976. Included are drafts of those translations as edited by Breon Mitchell and a final typescript for two short collections: Fancy Goods with Preface by Marcel Proust, and Open All Night. The translations were published by New Directions in 1984. (Lilly PQ2625 .O67 T2813).

Among the correspondents in the file are Donald Clifford Gallup, Peter Glassgold, James Laughlin, Breon Mitchell and Richard Sieburth.

Collection size: 75 items

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