Collection ID: LMC 2358
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Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Schulte, Rainer, 1937-
Abstract:
The Schulte mss., 1967-1992, consists of the correspondence and translations of poet and translator Rainer Schulte, 1937- .
Extent:
5 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Language:
English , French , German , Spanish
Preferred citation:

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

Background

Scope and Content:

The Schulte mss., 1967-1992, consists of the correspondence and translations of poet and translator Rainer Schulte, 1937- . Several of the files in the collection relate to issues of Mundus Artium and translations of such writers as Vicente Aleixandre, Georg Britting, and Ivan Goll. Individual correspondence files include Alain Bosquet, Juan Liscano, W.S. Merwin, Jean Orizet, Margaret Sayers Peden, and Gregory Rabassa. Also present is a folder of fourteen photographs of Jorge Luis Borges.

Biographical / Historical:

Rainer Schulte, 1937-, was born in Simmern, Germany, on 8 July 1937. He studied philosophy and music at the University of Gutenberg in Mainz, Germany, and completed a masterclass in piano at the Music Academy in Darmstadt. He received a Fulbright Scholarship to study at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, during the 1958-1959 academic year. Schulte completed his M.A. in English, romance languages, and philosophy at the University of Mainz in 1962 and his Ph.D. in comparative literature at the University of Michigan in 1965. He taught comparative literature at Ohio University from 1965 to 1975 and joined the literature and humanities faculty at the University of Texas-Dallas in 1975. Schulte has translated poems from German, French, and Spanish and was the editor of Mundus Artium: A Journal of International Literature and the Arts from 1967 to 1987. He is currently the editor of Translation Review and is director of The Center for Translation Studies at the University of Texas-Dallas.

Acquisition information:
Gift: 2002, 2012
Arrangement:

The correspondence and translation files are arranged alphabetically by author name, except the photographs of Borges which are at the end of the collection.

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

This collection is open for research.

TERMS OF ACCESS:

Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library. However, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the curator.

PREFERRED CITATION:

[Item], Schulte 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