Krueger mss., 1988-1993

Papers of Gertraude Krueger at the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Creator: Krueger, Gertraude.
Title: Krueger mss.
Collection No.: LMC 2262 (VAD8303) (VAD8303)
Dates: 1988-1993
Quantity:

Quantity: 5 Boxes

Quantity: 5 standard

Abstract: The Krueger mss., 1988-1993, consist of translations from English into German of literary works by British authors Julian Barnes and William Boyd. The translator is Gertraude Krueger of Berlin and the translations were published by Haffmans Verlag in Zurich in the case of Barnes and by Rowohlt Verlag in Hamburg for Boyd.
Location: Lilly - Stacks
Language: Materials are in English and German .
Repository: Lilly Library
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500
Business Number: 812-855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu
URL: https://libraries.indiana.edu/lilly-library

Biographical Note

Gertraude Krueger, of Berlin, translated works by British authors Julian Barnes and William Boyd and works by American author Valerie Wilson Wesley from English into German.

Scope and Content Note

The Krueger mss., 1988-1993, consist of translations from English into German of literary works by British authors Julian Barnes and William Boyd. The translator is Gertraude Krueger of Berlin and the translations were published by Haffmans Verlag in Zurich in the case of Barnes and by Rowohlt Verlag in Hamburg for Boyd.

Additions to the Krueger mss., 1995-1996, are first draft translations into German of two books by American author Valerie Wilson Wesley: When Death Comes Stealing (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1994) and Devil's Gonna Get Him (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1995). The former was published as Ein Engel über deinem Grab (Zurich: Diogenes Verlag, 1996); the latter as In Teufels Küche (Zurich: Diogenes Verlag, 1998). Both manuscripts are accompanied by photocopies of correspondence from Krueger to her editor at Diogenes Verlag as well as notes and queries regarding appropriate translations of words and phrases.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions:

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 of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Indexed Terms

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

Acquired: 2001, 2002

Collection Inventory

Series:

Barnes, Julian. Metroland . (London: Jonathan Cape, ). , 1980
First complete draft, in German.

Physical Description: (3 folders)

Accompanying materials

Physical Description: (1 folder)

Scope and Contents: Photocopies of queries to Barnes, with his answers, 7p.

Photocopies of correspondence between Krueger and her editor at Haffmans Verlag about the translation, 4p.

Preparatory notes, 13p.

Two earlier drafts of pages 73-78, 15p.

Other notes and queries, 9p.

Series:

Barnes, Julian. Staring at the Sun . (London: Jonathan Cape, ). , 1986
First complete draft, in German.

Physical Description: (3 folders)

Accompanying materials

Physical Description: (1 folder)

Scope and Contents: Photocopies of Krueger's queries to Barnes, with his answers, Nov. 1990-Mar. 1991 [6]p.

Holograph preparatory notes, mostly re: terminology [25]p.

Acknowledgements, 1p.

Series:

Boyd, William. Brazzaville Beach . (London: Sinclair-Stevenson, ). , 1990
First draft translation into German with numerous revisions and changes in pencil and some in ink.

Physical Description: (3 folders)

Accompanying materials

Physical Description: (1 folder)

Scope and Contents: "Fragen an William Boyd zu Brazzaville Beach," 1p.

Holograph preparatory notes, 11p.

Clippings from German newspapers, etc. with certain words or phrases marked.

Series:

Wesley, Valerie Wilson. When Death Comes Stealing (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, ). , 1994
First draft translation in German with numerous revisions and changes in pencil. Dated on last page. , 20-2-96

Physical Description: (2 folders)

Accompanying materials

Physical Description: (1 folder)

Scope and Contents: Copies of correspondence

Notes and queries to German colleagues and American friends

Notes on conversation with publisher's reader

Notes on brand names

Newspaper article from Der Tagesspiegel , 12 November 1995, on marijuana.

Series:

Wesley, Valerie Wilson. Devil's Gonna Get Him (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, ). , 1995
First draft translation in German with frequent revisions and changes in pencil.

Physical Description: (2 folders)

Accompanying materials

Physical Description: (1 folder)

Scope and Contents: Copies of correspondence, notes and queries of German and American colleagues

Questions and suggestions by Judge Hartmut Fischer

Questions and suggestions by physician Caroline Einkämpl.