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Alan Brown fonds.
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[19--], 1944-1976. (Creation)
- Brown, Alan.
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0.3 m of textual records.
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Canadian translator. Literary editor of Canadian cultural periodical Here and Now, 1947. Winner of 1974 Canada Council Translation Prize.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of correspondence with Hubert Aquin, Jacques Godbout, Gabrielle Roy, various publishers and other correspondents, relating to A. Brown's translations; and manuscripts of English translations of the following French literature: Hubert Aquin's L'antiphonaire (The antiphonary), Trou de mémoire (Blackout) and Back on April 11... Anne Hébert's Poèmes (Poems); Jacques Godbout's Salut Galarneau! (Hail Galarneau!), André Langevin's Une chaîne dans le parc (Orphan Street); Naim Kattan's Le réel et le théâtral (Reality and theatre); selections from Robert Marteau's Atlante; and Gabrielle Roy's Ces enfants de ma vie (Children of my heart) and Un jardin au bout du monde (Garden in the wind). Some translations include several drafts.
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Acquired in 1978.
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- Text in English and some correspondence in French.
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No restrictions on access.
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Record No. MsC 220<br><br>
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- Brown, Alan. (Subject)