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Corrected script of 'A season in hell' by Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891), translated by Terence Tiller (1916-1987)
Scope and Contents The typesript corrected script of A season in hell is 40pp and has manuscript annotations. It is accompanied by a letter with BBC heading and dated 27 May 1975 from Terence Tiller to 'Dear Reggie' - Reggie being the late Professor Reginald Donald Smith (1914-1985), New University of Ulster, and husband of Olivia Manning (1908-1980). The collection also contains a short script of Four of a kind by Paul Verlaine, also translated and...
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the following material relating to French Studies and a piece of work on Charles-Georges Le Roy, noted as per content of each box: Box 1 8 x files/folders - Notes on: Eugene; Condillac; Athalie; Mithridate; Berenice; and Phedre; and French magazine cuttings Box 2 ...
Fonds — Box: Gen.784, Folder: Gen.784/2
Scope and Contents Notes taken by William S. Mitchell at lectures on French literature given by Charles Sarolea. This is most likely William Smith Mitchell, who graduated MA in 1932.
Scope and Contents The Papers of Professor George Saintsbury include articles, introductions, addresses, lectures, obituaries, reviews, letters and postcards, and notes. The collection consists of holographs, typescripts, galley proofs, page proofs, and corrections. There is an autograph manuscript ofA last scrap book, and others of miscellaneous articles.
Dates: circa 1886-1930
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of the papers, lectures and correspondence of Professor John Orr, mainly relating to Romance linguistics. The correspondence includes 20 letters from the poet Jules Supervielle, dating from 1947-1955. The collection also includes 7 diplomas: Hon. Doct. University of Caen (1945); Officier de la Legion d'Honneur (1946); Encomienda de Alfonso x el Sabio (1953); Commandeur de la Legion d'Honneur (1955); LL.D, St Andrews University (1955); Hon. Doct. Paris University (1956);...
Scope and Contents The papers of Professor Ritchie consist mainly of material relating to a projected work on the French element in Scots. The collection is composed of general and introductory material, notes on purely Scots words, material on phonology, a glossary, a bibliography, and unworked notes on French loanwords and personal names. There is also material on Arthurian studies.
Dates: circa 1916
Scope and Contents This is a bound manuscript volume containing approx. 125 pen-and-ink drawings by Georges Focus, often signed by the author and sometimes dated 1694 or 1695. This artwork was produced during his confinement at the Parisian asylum 'Les Petites Maisons', where he was sent in 1680. The illustrations represent various scenes, such as episodes of the artist’s life taking place in mainly Parisian or Roman settings, and excerpts from Virgile Travesti by the poet Pierre...
Ts translation by W. H. Auden (1907-1973) of 'The Knights of the Round Table', a play by Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)
Scope and Contents Ts, 114pp, quarto. A final leaf of blue paper carries the printed mark of 'Mrs Marshall's', 28 Southampton Street, WC.2 (Play typists since 1884) and is stamped by the firm at 23 April 1957 [or 1951]. An embossed print bearing the same information is on the first page.
- Subject: French literature X
- French language 2
- Classical Literature 1
- English literature | 20th century 1
- France -- History -- 17th century 1
- Illustrations 1
- Linguistics 1
- Mental Illness 1
- Paris (France) 1
- Romance philology | 1
- Scots language 1
- Student lecture notes 1
- Translations 1 ∧ less
- English 4
- French 2
- Multiple languages 2
- Anderson, Elizabeth R., fl. 1947-1952 1
- Auden, W. H., Wystan Hugh, 1907-1973 (poet) 1
- Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963, writer, designer, playwright, artist, filmmaker 1
- Focus, Georges, 1644-1708 (French artist) 1
- Le Roy, Charles-Georges, 1723-1789 (Naturalist) 1
- Mitchell, William Smith (Librarian) 1
- Orr, John, 1885-1966 (Professor of French) 1
- Rimbaud, Arthur, 1854-1891 (French poet) 1
- Ritchie, Robert Lindsay Graeme, 1880-1954 1
- Saintsbury, George Edward Bateman, 1845-1933 (literary critic and historian) 1
- Sarolea, Charles, 1870-1953 (Professor of French and Romance Philology, University of Edinburgh) 1
- Supervielle, Jules, 1884-1960 (Franco-Uruguyan poet) 1
- Tiller, Terence Rogers, 1916-1987 (poet; radio producer) 1
- Verlaine, Paul-Marie, 1844-1896 (French poet) 1 ∧ less