Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


Frisch, Shelley mss., ca. 2012—, consist of the writings and translations of translator Shelly Frisch. The collection includes corrected drafts and copy edits for a biography of Kafka, translations of Sooner or Later by Husch Josten and works by Stefan Klein: Survival of the Nicest and Leonardo's Legacy.

Frisch holds a doctorate in German literature studies from Princeton University and is the author of The Lure of the Linguistic. Frisch was awarded the Modern Language Association Translation Prize for her work on Kafka: The Decisive Years written by Reiner Stach.

Acquired: 2012

Collection size: 1,500 items

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