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Merchant, Paul. Yannis Ritsos: Respectful Comparison, 1970-2006
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Includes a typescript of an essay on Ritsos' poem Respectful comparison written for the Kedros festschrift Aphierōma ston Giannē Ritso (1981) with the Greek translation as published there; typescript of a talk "The Importance of Translation from Greek"; and an annotated typescript of the presentation on BBC Radio 3 in 1970, Ted Hughes reading the Ritsos poems. There is also a copy of 91st Meridian, Winter 2006 and a letter from Ninetta (Aikaterinē ) Makrynikola regarding the poem Respectful comparison.
No materials were removed from the collection during 2019 processing.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Kalliopi Balatsouka in August 2019. Finding aid written by Kalliopi Balatsouka in November 2019.
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The collection is open for research.
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- Credit this material:
Merchant, Paul. Yannis Ritsos: Respectful Comparison; Paul Merchant Papers, C1636, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box B-001819