Bellos, David

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Writer, translator, and professor of French at Princeton University.

From the description of Papers, 1985-2005. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 71201030

David Bellos (1945- ), writer, translator, and professor of French was born in England and educated at Oxford. He is particularly well-known for his translations of the French novelist and short-story writer Georges Perec. In 1988, he was awarded the IBM France translation prize for his translation of Perec's Life: A User's Manual and the Prix de Goncourt de la Biographie in 1994 for his biography Georges Perec: A Life in Words . Bellos, who is presently a professor of French at Princeton University, has written or translated numerous works in English and French on nineteenth- and twentieth-century French literature.

From the guide to the Bellos mss., 1985-2005, (Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington) http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly)

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referencedIn The Review of Contemporary Fiction/Dalkey Archive Press : records, 1980-1990 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Review of Contemporary Fiction / Dalkey Archive Press : records, 1980-1988. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Wright, B. mss., ca. 1930-2009 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Bellos, David. Papers, 1985-2005. Indiana University
creatorOf Bellos mss., 1985-2005 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
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associatedWith John O'Brien person
associatedWith Kadare, Ismail. person
correspondedWith Perec, Georges, 1936-1982 person
associatedWith Vargas, Fred. person
correspondedWith Wright, Barbara, 1915-2009 person
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Birth 1945-06-25

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