Sorkin mss., 1998-2012

Papers of Adam J. Sorkin, 1998-2012, at the Lilly Library, Indiana University

Finding aid created by Ava Dickerson

Creator: Sorkin, Adam J.
Title: Sorkin mss.
Collection No.: LMC 2935
Dates: 1998-2012

Quantity: 4.5 linear feet

Abstract: The Sorkin mss., 1998-2012, consist of drafts and page proofs of translations from the Romanian by Adam J. Sorkin.
Location: ALF (Auxiliary Library Facility) - Unprocessed
Language: English , Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan .
Repository: Lilly Library
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500
Business Number: 812-855-2452

Biographical Note

Adam J. Sorkin is a Romanian-to-English translator whose translations include works by Liliana Ursu, Ioan Flora, Mircea Ivănescu, and Ion Mureșan. Sorkin's translations have earned him the Ioan Flora Prize for Poetry Translation, the Moldovan Writers' Union Prize, and the Poetry Society (U.K.) Prize for European Poetry Translation, among others. Sorkin is Distinguished Professor of English at Penn State Brandywine.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of drafts, page proofs, and other materials related to Sorkin's translations of works from Romanian to English.


The collection is arranged following original order.


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Preferred Citation

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift: 2018