Oeser mss., 2001-2009

Papers of Hans-Christian Oeser at the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

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Creator: Oeser, Hans–Christian, 1950-
Title: Oeser mss.
Collection No.: LMC 2393
Dates: 2001-2009

Quantity: 3 Boxes

Abstract: The Oeser mss., 2001–2009, consists of notes, drafts, page proofs, et cetera of works translated by German language translator Hans–Christian Oeser.
Location: ALF (Auxiliary Library Facility)
Language: Materials are in English ; German.
Repository: Lilly Library
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500
Business Number: 812-855-2452
URL: https://libraries.indiana.edu/lilly-library

Biographical Note

Oeser was born in 1950 in Wiesbaden, Germany. After studying German and Politics at Philipps University in Marburg and the Free University in Berlin, Oeser went on to translate dozens of novels and short story collections, including works by Ian McEwan and Bernard Mac Laverty. He has also written several travel guides and served as an editor, critic, and voice–over artist. Oeser was awarded the Aristeion European Translation Prize in 1997 for Der Schlächterbursche by Patrick McCabe. Since 1980, he has lived in Dublin, where he has held a number of university posts teaching literature, translation, and German language.

Scope and Content Note

The Oeser mss., 2001–2009, consists of notes, drafts, page proofs, etc cetera of works translated by Hans-Christian Oeser.

Translations include both English to German and German to English.

Acquired: 2001–2008

42 items

Additions: 2009

6 items

Additions: 2009

3 items


This collection is arranged following original order.


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Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

Gift: 2001-2010

Collection Inventory

Oeser mss., 2001–2009

General: Arranged in order as received.

box 1
folder 1-6
Augustin, Michael. Ad infinitum: poems and epigrams
box 1
folder 7-10
Ellenbogen, George. Winterfischer
box 1
folder 11-17
Schertenleib, Hansjorg. Give me your eye: Selected Poems
box 1
folder 18-19
Brennan, Maeve. Die Besucherin: Novelle
box 1
folder 20-28
Tammen, Johann P. —and skyward the seas: Selected poems
box 1
folder 29-32
Domin, Hilde. Bitter–sweet almond tree: Selected poems
box 1
folder 33-36
Kunert, Günter. The old man speaks with his soul: Poems
box 2
folder 1-2
Kunert, Günter. The old man speaks with his soul: Poems
box 2
folder 3-5
Krüger, Michael. The eleventh commandment
box 2
folder 6-8
Grass, Günter. Last dances. Selected poems.
box 2
folder 9-11
Schmitter, Elke. The stones are asking about you. Poems.