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Paul Bowles letters to Paulina Tananko


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American composer and author Paul Frederic Bowles (1910-1999), whose best-known fictional work is the novel

The Sheltering Sky, is equally known as a prolific translator.

Suite of four typed letters signed (with envelopes) and one autograph postcard signed from Paul Bowles to Paulina Tananko, from 1981-1988. Tananko had written to Bowles expressing pleasure in

The Oblivion Seekers, his edition of Isabella Eberhardt's writings, and this correspondence largely concerns Eberhardt. Tananko sent Bowles articles and information gained from her research in to Eberhardt's life and he reported what was important to him in them, with humor and detail.

Box 69, F1004: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, 2015.

Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, January 2016.

University of Delaware Library Special Collections
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University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2016 January 27
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Paul Bowles letters to Paulina Tananko.
Box 69 Folder F1004

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