Larbaud, Valéry, 1881-1957

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Valéry Larbaud was a French novelist, poet, critic, and translator. He was particularly noted for his creation of the fictional character Archibaldo Olson Barnabooth, a wealthy young South American who travels through Europe searching for fulfillment. Maurice Edgar Coindreau was brought over from France to teach French at Princeton University's Depart. of Romance Languages and Literatures in 1923.

From the description of Préface pour le roman de William Faulkner "Tandis que j'agonise", traduit de l'anglais par M. Maurice Coindreau : manuscript / by Valé́ry Larbaud, 1932. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 74213682

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referencedIn Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. Papers, 1870-1969 Houghton Library
creatorOf Larbaud, Valery, 1881-1957. Mauluis, capitale du Bourbonnais : autograph manuscript notes signed : [n.p., n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Eugène and Maria Jolas Papers, 1879-1986 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn O'Brien, Justin, 1906-1968. Papers, 1925-1968. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn James Joyce collection of papers, 1897-1971, 1902-1949 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn French Literature mss., ca. 1750-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Smith, William Jay. Office files : of The American Poetry Review, 1975-1997. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Joyce, James, 1882-1941. James Joyce collection of papers, 1897-1971 bulk (1902-1949). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Larbaud, Valéry, 1881-1957. Préface pour le roman de William Faulkner "Tandis que j'agonise", traduit de l'anglais par M. Maurice Coindreau : manuscript / by Valé́ry Larbaud, 1932. Princeton University Library
referencedIn David Gascoyne papers, 1822-2010, n.d. British Library: Western Manuscripts
referencedIn Jolas, Eugène, 1894-1952. Eugène and Maria Jolas Papers, 1879-1986. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn André-May, Pierre, 1901-. Letters received by Pierre André-May, 1922-1971. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Larbaud, Valery, 1881-1957. Autograph letters signed (2) and autograph postal card signed : Paris, to Professor T.B. Rudmore-Brown, 1926 Dec. 8, 1926 Apr. 10 and 1927 Oct. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Larbaud, Valéry, 1881-1957. Guias literarias : manuscript, undated. Houghton Library
creatorOf Larbaud, Valéry, 1881-1957. Walt Whitman : manuscript, 1901-1914. Houghton Library
referencedIn Lefèvre, Frédéric, 1889-1949. Une heure avec... : scrapbook, [ca. 1923-1924]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith André-May, Pierre, 1901-. person
associatedWith Coindreau, Maurice Edgar person
correspondedWith Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 person
associatedWith Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. person
associatedWith Gascoyne, David Emery, 1916-2001 person
associatedWith Jolas, Eugène, 1894-1952. person
associatedWith Joyce, James, 1882-1941. person
associatedWith Lefèvre, Frédéric, 1889-1949. person
associatedWith O'Brien, Justin, 1906-1968. person
associatedWith Princeton University Faculty corporateBody
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Raynaud, Ernest, 1864-1936, person
associatedWith Rudmore-Brown, T. B., Professor, person
associatedWith Smith, William Jay. person
associatedWith Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Novelists, French


Birth 1881-08-29

Death 1957-02-02





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