Collection ID: LMC 2677
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Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Allen, Esther, 1962- and Prieto González, José Manuel, 1962-
Abstract:
The Allen, E. mss., 2007-2009, consist of correspondence and proof pages relating to translations into English from the Spanish by Esther Allen.
Extent:
3 folders
Language:
English , Spanish
Preferred citation:

[Item], Allen, E. mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Background

Biographical / Historical:

Esther Allen is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Center for Literary Translation at Columbia University. She has guided the work of the PEN Translation Fund since it was founded in 2003, and was co-founder of PEN World Voices: The New York Festival of International Literature. She has published a number of translations from Spanish and French, including the Penguin Classics Anthology Jose Marti: Selected Writings, and in 2006 was made a Chevalier de l'ordre des arts et des lettres by the French government.

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of proof pages and email correspondence relating to Esther Allen's translation of Rex, a novel by Jose Manuel Prieto, including Prieto's exchanges with his German and French translators.

Acquisition information:
Gift: 2009
Arrangement:

The collection is arranged following original order.

Physical location:
Lilly - Short

Indexed Terms

Subjects:
Literature--translating
Cuban literature

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], Allen, E. 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