Collection ID: LMC 2249
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Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Bononno, Robert
Abstract:
The Bononno mss., 1996-2003, consists of translation drafts, proofs, editorial correspondence, and other materials by Robert Bononno, 1949-.
Extent:
9 Boxes
Language:
English , French .
Preferred citation:

[Item], Bononno mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Background

Biographical / Historical:

Robert Bononno, 1949-, works as a freelance translator of French works. He resides in New York City, where he has taught technical translation in the Foreign Language Department at New York University and terminology and translation at the City University of New York. He has produced literary translations of Henri Lefebvre, Pierre Lévy, Michel Foucault, and Claude Lévi-Strauss and also specializes in technical translation of intellectual property documents. He received the National Endowment for the Arts grant to translate the works of French traveler and writer Isabelle Eberhardt in 2002 and French novelist Eugène Sue's The Mysteries of Paris in 2011. Additionally, Bononno is a photographer whose works are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Bibliothèque Nationale.

Scope and Content:

This collection consists of drafts, proofs, and editorial correspondence related to Bononno's translations of French works. Among the works translated into English are Cyberculture, Becoming Virtual, Collective Intelligence, A Traitor's Daughter, The Singular Objects of Architecture, and The Urban Revolution.

Acquisition information:
Gift: 2001, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012
Arrangement:

This collection is arranged following original order.

Physical location:
ALF (Auxiliary Library Facility)

Indexed Terms

Subjects:
Literature--translating
Names:
Bononno, Robert

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

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TERMS OF ACCESS:

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PREFERRED CITATION:

[Item], Bononno mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
1200 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500, USA
CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
CONTACT:
(812) 855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu