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To kivōtio, 1949
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Includes a notebook (1949) with drafts of the English translation of samples of To kivōtio by Arēs Alexandrou. There is also a copy of the introduction written by Robert Crist; a synopsis composed by the author; a brief biographical note on Alexandrou; a holograph by Kaitē Drossou to Tsitselē (1987); and photocopies of two typed letters by Giannēs Ritsos to Alexandrou, dated 1972. The novel was eventually published by Kedros (1996) in English translation by Robert Christ.
This subseries has been organized alphabetically by title.
Nothing was removed from the collection.
- Processing Information
This collection was originally processed in 1998. New material was acquired and the collection was revised, reprocessed, and completed by Kalliopi Balatsouka in 2010. Finding aid compiled by Kalliopi Balatsouka in 2010, incorporating descriptions generously prepared by Prof. Peter Mackridge.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions Governing 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.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.
- Credit this material:
To kivōtio; Kaiē Tsitselē Papers, C0801, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 6
Published editions of these manuscripts: No Name in the Street. New York: Grove Press, 1953, Ten Seconds From Now. London: Harvill Press, 1957, The Way to Colonos. New York: Grove Press, 1960, Ho choros tōn hōrōn. Athens: Agra, 1998, Death of a Town. London: The Harvill Press, 1954 . Menēs Koumantareas: Koula . Athens: Kedros, translated by Kaiē Tsitselē, 1991.
The biographical note is based on research done by Prof. Peter Mackridge as a Library Research Fellow of the Program in Hellenic Studies, Princeton University.
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