Bush, Peter mss., 2000-2009

Title: Bush, Peter mss.
Collection No.: LMC 2713
Dates: 2000-2009
Quantity:

Quantity: 15 Boxes

Abstract: The Bush, Peter mss., 2000-2009, consists of the translations, writings, correspondence and professional papers of translator and writer Peter Bush.
Location: ALF
Language: Materials are in English , Catalan , French , Portuguese , Spanish .
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

Peter Bush, British translator and scholar, attended Cambridge University to study Spanish and French and went on to Oxford University for his PhD in Spanish history and fiction. He later became a professor and lecturer at Middlesex University until 1998, when he became both a professor of literary translation and Director of the British Centre for Literary Translation (BCLT). He is a noted translator of literary works in Catalan, Spanish, French and Portugese.

Some of his noted translations include: the works of Juan Goytisolo, The Havana Quartet by Cuban writer Leonardo Padura, The Military Transition by Narcís Serra, works of Catalan writers Quim Monzó, Teresa Solana, and Josep Pla, Queen Cocaine by Nuria Amat. He also edited two anthologies, the voice of the turtle: an anthology of Cuban stories , and Spain an anthology part of the Traveler's Literary Companion series.

Bush has earned awards and accolades for his translations and other works, including the Outstanding Translation Award from the American Literary Translators Association in 1994, the Premio Valle-Inclán in 1997 and 2012, the Premi Ramon Llull for Literary Translation from Catalan in 2014, and the La Creu de Sant Jordi by the Generalitat of Catalonia in 2015.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence includes letters from Nuria Amat, Leonardo Padura, correspondence related to the voice of the turtle , and Carol Maier. Publicity includes various articles and reviews related to Bush's translations. Translations includes copies of edited and final drafts and proofs of many of Bush's translations. Professional files includes translation theory notes and materials and files related to Translation conferences.

Arrangement

This collection is intellectually arranged into the following series: I. Correspondence, II. Publicity, III. Translations, IV. Professional Files.

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Related Material

See Translation mss., also located at the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item], Bush, Peter mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Acquisition Information

Gift: 2010, 2012

Collection Inventory

Series:

Correspondence
box 3
Cuban anthology contributors
box 3
Anne McClean, Invisible Man
box 3
Carol Maier
box 4
voice of the turtle
box 6
Spain Traveler's companion
box 10
Bush and Leonardo Padura
box 11
Miscellaneous
box 12
Miscellaneous
box 15
Robert Christ, various correspondence
box 15
from Catalina Parra to Robert Christ , 1995
box 2

Series:

Publicity
box 2
Various Reviews
box 2
Castillo & Cisneros
box 2
Miscellaneous
box 3
Reviews of translations, TLS etc.
box 5
Cuban anthology reviews
box 12
for miscellaneous translations
box 14
miscellaneous articles & reviews
box 15
Reviews, etc.
box 15
articles & reviews related to Diamela Eltit
box 1

Series:

Translations
box 1
Shortcut to Paradise , draft 1, pp.1-176
box 1
Shortcut to Paradise , drafts 1&2, pp.177-258, 1-64
box 1
Shortcut to Paradise , draft 2, pp.65-200
box 1
Shortcut to Paradise , draft 2, pp.201-258
box 1
Shortcut to Paradise , final draft, pp.1-111
box 1
Shortcut to Paradise , final draft, pp.112-248
box 1
Shortcut to Paradise , draft 1, pp.1-176
box 2
Various Spanish translations
box 2
"Darinka's Tears"
box 2
Invention of the Aspirin , drafts & edits, notes
box 2
I Love You When I'm Drunk , Empar Moliner
box 2
I Love You When I'm Drunk , drafts
box 2
Laura del Castillo
box 2
"Frontier", Hector Tizon
box 2
Various, with notes & correspondence
box 2
City Lights , Juan Goytisolo
box 2
Queen Cocaine
box 2
Queen Cocaine , chapter 1
box 2
Queen Cocaine edits
box 2
I Love You When I'm Drunk , Moliner, draft
box 3
Cuban anthology, contributor biographies
box 3
Cuban anthology, "Finca Vigia"
box 3
Cuban anthology, "Translating Cuban Voices"
box 3
Cuban anthology, Lima, "Truants"
box 3
Cuban anthology, edited stories for Quartet
box 3
Havana Black , manuscripts, edits
box 3
Havana Black , marked proof, other edits
box 3
Cuban anthology, various short stories
box 3
Havana Black , drafts & edits
box 3
Havana Black , draft, unedited
box 3
Havana Black , draft, unedited
box 3
Jaime Gil de Biedma
box 4
Miscellaneous files related to Senel Paz
box 4
Cuban Anthology, various drafts
box 4
Cuban Anthology, various drafts
box 4
Perfect Crime , Teresa Solana, various edits & drafts
box 4
Cuban Anthology, various drafts
box 4
The Offering , Teresa Solana, various edits & drafts
box 4
Cuban Anthology, final drafts I
box 4
Cuban Anthology, final drafts II
box 4
Cuban Anthology, unused stories
box 4
Cuban Anthology, various short stories
box 4
voice of the turtle readings
box 4
Cuban Anthology, Short stories, Senel Paz's friends
box 5
Stories from Reinas Azoiea
box 5
Cuban Anthology, stories for Cuban anthology
box 5
Proofs from translations
box 5
edited stories
box 5
edited stories
box 5
Cuban Anthology, unused Cuban stories
box 5
multiple translations
box 5
Seve: the official autobiography edited drafts
box 5
Seve , second printout
box 5
Seve , first printout
box 5
Copy of Escriturias , by Rolando Sánchez Mejías
box 5
Copy of The voice of the turtle: an anthology of Cuban stories
box 6
Spain: A Literary Traveler's Companion , edited stories
box 6
Spain traveler's companion stories for edit
box 6
A Not So Perfect Crime , Teresa Solana, edits
box 6
The Last Patriarch , Maite's edit
box 6
Desolation Island proof, pp.1-194
box 6
Desolation Island proof, pp.195-390
box 6
The Automaton , Ortega, 3rd draft
box 6
A Not So Perfect Crime , Solana, draft
box 6
Spain traveler's companion, drafts with edits
box 6
Spain traveler's companion, drafts
box 6
Works by Teresa Solana, drafts
box 7
The Last Patriarch , corrected proofs
box 7
miscellaneous, untitled edits
box 7
The Last Patriarch first proof I
box 7
The Last Patriarch first proof II
box 7
One Thousand Morons , 3rd correction on paper
box 7
The Last Patriarch typed drafts, pp. 1-25
box 7
The Last Patriarch edited drafts
box 7
Desolation Island , edited drafts, ch. 1-27
box 7
Desolation Island , edited drafts, ch. 28-43
box 7
Desolation Island , typed drafts I
box 7
Desolation Island , typed drafts II
box 7
Desolation Island , typed drafts III
box 7
Desolation Island , typed drafts IV
box 7
Desolation Island , typed drafts V
box 7
The Last Patriarch , typed manuscript sent to the Serpent's Tail
box 7
The Last Patriarch , 2nd draft, pp. 1-185
box 7
The Last Patriarch , 2nd draft, pp. 186-312
box 8
Equator , 2nd draft
box 8
Equator , 4th draft
box 8
Equator , 3rd draft
box 8
Beltenebros, submitted translation
box 8
The Prince of Darkness , typed proof
box 8
The Dumas Club , typed draft
box 8
The Dumas Club , various edits and proofs
box 8
Beltenebros, first draft
box 8
Guadalajara , drafts, typed
box 8
Cortes, "The Triple Inheritance", drafts & contract
box 8
Queen Mary , Mondragón, drafts
box 8
Queen Mary , Fajardo, 5th draft
box 8
Copy of A Cock-Eyed Comedy , by Juan Goytisolo
box 8
Copy of The Old Man Who Read Love Stories , by Luis Sepúlveda
box 8
Copy of In Praise of Love , by Alain Badiou with Nicholas Truong
box 9
Rosa Rosae (Amat), 1st version
box 9
Havana Blue , 2nd edit
box 9
Havana Red , 4th draft
box 9
Havana Blue , french translation
box 9
El Sombrero , 1st printout edit
box 9
El Sombrero , draft
box 9
El Sombrero , 2nd printout, edit
box 9
Havana Blue , final draft sent to Bitter Lemon
box 9
Havana Gold , edited draft
box 9
In Praise of Love , 3rd draft
box 9
In Praise of Love , 1st proof , 2012
box 9
In Praise of Love , various edited drafts
box 9
Copy of The voice of the turtle , ed. by Peter Bush
box 9
Copy of Shadow Without a Name , by Ignacio Padilla
box 9
Copy of Notebooks: Workings Papers in Humanities
box 10
Queen Cocaine , 6th draft
box 10
Havana Gold , final edit, set , July 2009
box 10
Havana Gold , typescript
box 10
Havana Gold , final edit
box 10
Havana Gold , edited drafts
box 10
Havana Blue , 1st marked proof
box 10
Havana Gold , as sent to Bitter Lemon, Padura's responses
box 10
Copy of Havana Fever , by Leonardo Padura
box 10
Copy of Havana Gold , by Leonardo Padura
box 10
Copy of a shortcut to paradise , by Teresa Solana
box 10
Copy of Havana Black , by Leonardo Padura
box 11
Seve , autobiography, original
box 11
Cuban anthology, final drafts
box 11
Cuban anthology, final drafts
box 11
The Mists of Yesterday , draft
box 11
Equator , final draft
box 11
Equator , final draft
box 12
Molina, Cuban Poetry, City Lights edited copies
box 12
Carlos Fuentes Lemus: "Words Survive" copy
box 12
Final versions, Cuban poets
box 12
Julie Llaryagaren
box 12
The Democratic Control of the Armed Forces , draft sent to Serra
box 12
The Democratic Control of the Armed Forces , (Serra), edited draft
box 12
Havana Gold , typescripts with edits, notes
box 12
The Mists of Yesterday , final edit A Side
box 12
The Mists of Yesterday , final edit B Side
box 12
Seve , autobiography, final proofs
box 13
Tango for a Torturer , final draft, ch. 1-21
box 13
Tango for a Torturer , final draft, ch. 22-epilogue
box 13
Tango for a Torturer , draft translation, part II
box 13
Tango for a Torturer , draft translation, part I
box 13
The Enormity of the Tragedy , edited drafts
box 13
Tango for a Torturer , first proofs, parts I-II
box 13
Tango for a Torturer , first proofs, parts III-VI
box 13
Tango for a Torturer , first proofs, parts VII-end
box 13
The Enormity of the Tragedy , Ruth's edit
box 13
The Mists of Yesterda , edited drafts
box 13
The Enormity of the Tragedy , Maite's edit
box 13
The Enormity of the Tragedy , final edit
box 13
Copy of The Marx Family Saga , by Juan Goytisolo
box 13
Copy of No Man's Land , by Juan Carlos Onetti
box 13
Copy of The Military Transition: Democratic Reform of the Armed Forces , by Narcís Serra
box 14
The Enormity of the Tragedy , edited drafts
box 14
The Enormity of the Tragedy , edits
box 14
The Enormity of the Tragedy , edited draft
box 14
The Enormity of the Tragedy , 5th draft
box 14
The Enormity of the Tragedy , 3rd & 4th edits
box 14
miscellaneous translations
box 14
Dialogue/Dubbing, "Nowhere" (Reels 1-3)
box 14
La Neblina , Ruth's edit
box 14
Havana series, edited drafts, pp.64-277
box 14
Havana series, edited drafts, pp.278-436
box 14
Copy of Seve: The Official Autobiography , translated by Peter Bush
box 14
Copy of Campos de Níjar , by Juan Goytisolo
box 15
Skull of America , Nuria Amat, drafts
box 2

Series:

Professional Files
box 2
Ozdamar, Life is a Caravanseri
box 2
Conference materials , 1994-1996
box 2
Miscellaneous
box 2
Miscellaneous
box 2
Miscellaneous
box 2
Nuria Amat
box 2
Miscellaneous
box 2
Translation
box 2
Miscellaneous
box 3
Cuban anthology, files for Quartet
box 3
translating to & from the languages of Spain conference , 1996
box 5
Cuban anthology, contract
box 5
miscellaneous stories in Spanish
box 5
Cuban anthology, materials for introduction
box 6
BCLT: Administration
box 8
The Dumas Club , illustrations
box 8
The Prince of Darkness , title pages proofs
box 9
El Sombrero , edits to publishers , 2003
box 11
FIT Conference materials , 2002-2005
box 11
FIT Conference materials , 2002-2005
box 11
Cuban anthology, orginals - spares
box 11
Miscellaneous
box 12
Spanish poetry
box 12
Mohammed Arkoun
box 12
Miscellaneous
box 12
Liliana Hecker materials, correspondence
box 12
miscellaneous unattributed Spanish writings
box 13
Tango edits and corrections
box 14
FIT executive materials
box 14
FIT Literature Translation Committee
box 14
Translation Theory program materials
box 14
Autonoma conference materials , 1996
box 15
Lumpérica by Diamela Eltit, copies of Sp. & Fr. translation
box 15
Reina de América by Nuria Amat, untranslated
box 15
La Lumpérrant by Diamela Eltit, edited draft by R. Christ
box 15
materials related to Diamela Eltit & Robert Christ
box 15
Lumpérrata, by Diamela Eltit, translated by R. Christ, drafts & edits