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Tavener, John, 1995 February 12
Collection Description & Creator Information
This collection consists of eighty-one letters to the translator and poet James Greene from various writers and artists, including Raymond Chandler, Ted Hughes, R.D. Laing, John Tavener, Ken Kiff, Frank Kermode, Iris Murdoch, and others. Most of the letters comment on Greene's translations of the poetry of Russian author Osip Madelstam, as well as Greene's own poems and plays, including Dead-man's-fall, Stalin's Mercy, and Stalin's Mirror.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No materials were removed from the collection during 2018 processing beyond routine appraisal practices.
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- Access Restrictions:
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.
- Credit this material:
Tavener, John; James Greene Correspondence, C1604, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box B-001216