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James Greene Correspondence

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Greene, James

James Greene, born in 1938, is a poet and translator. He is most known for his translations of Russian poet Osip Mandelstam's work, and many of the letters in the collection concern his translations of Mandelstam's poems.

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.

Arranged alphabetically by name by the archivist.

Purchased in 2018. AM 2018-108.

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This collection was processed by Chloe Pfendler in September 2018. Finding aid written by Chloe Pfendler in September 2018.

No materials were removed from the collection during 2018 processing beyond routine appraisal practices.

Publisher
Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Author
Chloe Pfendler
Finding Aid Date
2018
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Collection Inventory

Bayley, John, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Brownjohn, Alan, 1973-1977. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Chandler, Raymond, 1956 February 4. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Chevalier, Tracy, 2005 June 21. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Davie, Donald, 1975-1983. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Duffy, A.S. (Byatt), undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Fuller, John, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Fuller, Roy, 1977-1990. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Gormley, Antony, 1994 July 12. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Greene, Hugh, 1968 October 22. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Hamburger, Michael, 1977-2006. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Horovitz, Michael, 1978 January 5. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Hughes, Ted, 1993 April 24. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Ignatieff, Michael, 1990 June 26. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Isserlis, Stephen, 1994-1995. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Kermode, Frank, 1975-2005. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Kiff, Ken, 1984-2000. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Knights, L.C., 1980-1987. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Laing, Ronald David, 1975-1989. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Leavis, Q.D., 1980 November 25. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Levi, Peter, 1977. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Miles, Bernard, Lord, 1980 January 17. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Miller, Jonathan, 1987-1988. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Miller, Karl, 1976-1977. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Milner, Marion, 1990 July 4. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Murdoch, Iris, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Raine, Kathleen, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Redgrove, Peter, 1980-1983. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Scofield, Paul, 1995 February 26. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Steiner, George, 1987 January 6. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Tavener, John, 1995 February 12. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Tomalin, Claire, 1980 February 5. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Tomlinson, Charles, 1980-1987. 1 folder.
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1 folder

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