Evgenii Ivanovich Zamiatin Collection
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Evgenii Ivanovich Zamiatin was a Russian playwright, novelist, and storywriter.
Consists of selected papers, in Russian and English, of Zamiatin, primarily after 1931, when he emigrated to Paris, France. Included are autograph and typed manuscripts for a short story, "The Dragon," two articles, "The Modern Russian Theater" and "The Future of the Theater," and four synopses or scenarios for film or theater treatments, "D-503" (a film scenario for Zamiatin's negative utopian novel We), "The Flea," "In Siberia," and "Master of Asia." Also present are nine letters (1932-1933) to George Reavey, the Irish poet and translator of Russian literature, and one letter (1934) to the theater director Theodore Komisarjevsky.
Originally catalogued in C0140.
No appraisal information is available.
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Collection is open for research use.
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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.
Consists of "The Flea" [Blokha], "The Future of the Theater" [Budushchee teatra], and "The Modern Russian Theater," as well as others.
Arranged alphabetically by title.Physical Description
synopsis of a film scenario for the novel We, TMsS (in English) with autograph corrections, 4 pp.Physical Description
short story, AMsS (in Russian), 3 pp.Physical Description
synopsis of a play in 4 acts, TMs (in English), 4 pp.Physical Description
article, AMsS (in Russian), 9 pp.Physical Description
synopsis of a novel, TMs (in English), 4 pp.Physical Description
scenario, "registered by the Société des Auteurs in Paris," TMsS (in English), with autograph corrections, 18 pp.Physical Description
article, TMsS (in English), with autograph corrections, 20 pp.Physical Description
Consists of letters to Theodore Komisarjevsky and George Reavey.
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.Physical Description
Consists of 1 invitation to a "Soiré Littéraire du Eugène Zamiatine" at the Salle du Grand Orient de France.
Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.Physical Description