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Series 1: Writings, 1955-1983
Collection Description & Creator Information
This collection contains notes and drafts of many of Ibargüengoitia's plays and novels, including El atentado, Clotilde en su casa, Maten al león, Las muertas, Los pasos de López, and Los relámpagos de agosto as well as drafts of an unfinished novel, Isabel cantaba. Drafts of Ibargüengoitia's short stories and film scenarios, translations of his works, biweekly columns for Excélsior, and essays for Vuelta also appear in the collection. Correspondence consists of letters from family and friends such as Enrique Krauze and Octavio Paz as well as business correspondence with literary agents and publishers. The collection also includes photographs, personal papers, writings about Ibargüengoitia, and printed material.
Seven subseries arranged by genre: Subseries 1A: Plays, 1B: Film Scenarios and Treatments, 1C: Novels, 1D: Short Stories, 1E: Nonfiction, 1F: Translations, and 1G: Notebooks.
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- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
- 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.
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Series 1: Writings; Jorge Ibargüengoitia Papers, C1334, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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