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Collection Description & Creator Information
The Emir Rodriguez Monegal Papers consists mainly of correspondence between Rodríguez Monegal and a wide range of internationally prominent literary figures, scholars, critics, publishers, and academic institutions(much of it relating to Rodriguez Monegal's role as editor and literary critic of Marcha, and Mundo Nuevo(covering mainly the period from 1965 to 1968. The collection includes notes and manuscript and typescript drafts with holograph corrections of essays, lectures, and book reviews by Rodriguez Monegal. Included also are manuscripts and typescripts of poetry, short stories, and novels of authors such as Homero Aridjis, Cecilia Bustamante, Jose Donoso, Luisa Futoransky, Salvador Garmendia, Pedro Salinas, and Severo Sarduy, some of which were submissions by these writers to the aforementioned journals. There is also a large number of tape recordings of interviews, readings, and lectures by Rodriguez Monegal and others.
Miscellaneous and printed material concerns Marcha and Mundo Nuevo (instructions to contributors, payments to contributors, travel and entertainment expenses, etc.) and the International P.E.N. meeting in Bled, Yugoslavia, in July, 1965. There are also copies of book orders placed by Rodriguez Monegal, newspaper and magazine clippings, press releases, and theater and movie programs.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
Nothing was removed from the collection.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
Collection is open for research use.
Audiovisual Materials (Reading Room Access Only): Digital access copies are accessible on a computer in RBSC's reading room. For preservation reasons, physical access to original tapes is restricted.
- 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:
The British Council; Emir Rodriguez Monegal Papers, C0652, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Donoso, José, 1924-1996.