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Translation, Goethe's Elective Affinities, with Elizabeth Mayer, 1949 Spring-1950 Spring
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of selected notes, drafts, holograph and typescript manuscripts, and correspondence of Bogan. Included are her translation of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's novel Elective Affinities and a large number of critical essays concerning the works of W. H. Auden, R. P. Blackmur, Elizabeth Bowen, Isak Dinesen, Paul Eluard, Andre Gide, Goethe, Henry James, Ezra Pound, Rainer Maria Rilke, Paul Rosenfeld, Paul Valery, Virginia Woolf, W. B. Yeats, and others. Also present are book and poetry reviews for the New Yorker; lectures on poetry; essays on folk art and literary criticism; poems and galley proofs for Poems and New Poems (1941); a small selection of poems by Herbert Cahoon; and correspondence containing some letters from Jerome Mellquist.
- Custodial History:
The collection was formed as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Credit this material:
Translation, Goethe's Elective Affinities, with Elizabeth Mayer; Louise Bogan Papers, C0109, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
- Auden, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973
Blackmur, R. P. (Richard P.), 1904-1965
Bowen, Elizabeth, 1899-1973.
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962
Éluard, Paul, 1895-1952
Gide, André, 1869-1951
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von 1749-1832
James, Henry, 1843-1916.
Joyce, James, 1882-1941
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972.
Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926.
Rosenfeld, Paul, 1890-1946
Valéry, Paul, 1871-1945
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.