Helen and Kurt Wolff papers 1888-1994
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Max Rudolf Frisch (15 May 1911 – 4 April 1991) was a Swiss playwright and novelist. Frisch's works focused on problems of identity, individuality, responsibility, morality, and political commitment. The use of irony is a significant feature of his post-war output. Frisch was one of the founders of Gruppe Olten. He was awarded the Neustadt International Prize for Literature in 1986....
Helen Wolff (1906-1994), publisher. Kurt Wolff (1887-1963), publisher and author. From the description of Helen and Kurt Wolff papers, 1888-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702179078 Helen and Kurt Wolff were involved with publishing for most of the 20th century. Kurt Wolff established the Kurt Wolff Verlag in Leipzig in 1913 and Pantheon Casa Editrice in Florence in 1924 and, after immigrating to the U.S. in 1941, Kurt and Helen est...
Kurt Wolff had been Franz Werfel's publisher from 1912 to 1923. Helen Wolff (née Mosel) was Kurt's second wife. Helen and Kurt were good friends of Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel. The Wolffs, together with their son, Christian, emigrated to the U.S. in 1940 or 1941. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1941-1963. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864842 Kurt Wolff, publisher, was born in Germany; he established...
Psychoanalyst and author. Born Louise von Salomé; married Friedrich Carl Andreas in 1887. From the description of Lou Andreas-Salomé papers, 1893-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983050 ...
Company name changed twice during the course of this correspondence. Correspondence dating 1934-1960 is to Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc.; 1961-June 1970 to Harcourt, Brace & World; and finally, July 1970-1979 to Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. From the description of Correspondence, 1934-1979, from Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155880950 Company name changed twice during the course of this correspondence. Correspondence dating 19...
Franz Werfel was born Sept. 10, 1890 in Prague, Bohemia; one of the founders of the expressionist movement in German literature, Werfel began writing poetry when still a boy and published his first play when 20; published first book of verse in 1911; plays Goat song (1922) and Juarez and Maximilian (1925) were successfully produced in Europe and NY; published novel, Verdi, in 1924; married Alma Mahler, composer Gustav Mahler's widow, in 1929; in 1940 fled Nazis to US; wrote one of his most popul...
Pasternak was a Russian poet, who declined the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958 for his novel Doctor Zhivago. Reavey was an English surrealist poet. From the description of Letters to George Reavey, 1931-1960. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77990740 From the guide to the Boris Leonidovich Pasternak Letters to George Reavey, 1931-1960., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Boris Leonidovich Pasternak, 1890-1960 ...
Anne Morrow Lindberg was born in 1906 to Dwight Whitney and Elizabeth Reeve (Cutter) Morrow. She graduated from Smith College in 1928 and married Col. Charles A. Lindbergh on May 27, 1929. Mrs. Lindbergh learned the skills necessary to serve as her husband's co-pilot, navigator and radio operator. North to the Orient was her first book, and it was followed by many others (novels, essays and poems) of a philosophical nature. She died in Vermont on February 7, 2001. From the descriptio...
Curt von Faber du Faur (1890-1966) was a Professor of German Literature at Yale University and Curator of the Yale Collection of German Literature at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. From the description of Curt von Faber du Faur papers, circa 1936-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702194647 Professor of German and Curator of German literature at Yale University. A rare book expert, he was also known for his work on Goethe and German Baroque literature. ...
Bryher (1894-1983) was a British author best known for her historical novels, including The Fourteenth of October (1952) and Coin of Carthage (1962), and her autobiographical writings. She also established Close-Up (1927-33), the first periodical devoted to film. Born Winifred Ellerman, she married Robert MacAlmon in 1919. They divorced in 1927, and in that year she married Kenneth MacPherson. Beginning in 1918, she was the close friend of American poet H. D., whose daughter she adopted. ...
Austrian writer Hermann Broch was born in Vienna on November 1, 1886. His major works include Die Schlafwandler (1930-32), Bergroman (1935-1951), and Der Tod des Vergil (1945). Broch died in New Haven, Connecticut, on May 30, 1951. From the description of Hermann Broch archive, 1872-1990 (inclusive) 1930-1951 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702131709 Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_...
American writer in France. From the description of Papers of Julien Green [manuscript], 1985. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647807967 American born French writer. From the description of Le visionnaire : galley proof, 1933. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136216 From the description of Papers of Julien Green [manuscript], 1976, 1988. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647827182 From the description of P...
Georges Simenon (1903-1989) was a Belgian writer who published nearly 200 novels and numerous short stories. He is best known as the creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret. William Jovanovich was an American publisher and president of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, responsible for supporting and publishing a number of important 20th century writers including Eudora Welty, Mary McCarthy, and Umberto Eco. From the guide to the Georges Simenon correspondence with William Jovanovic...
Franz Kafka (b. July 3, 1883, Prague, Czech Republic–d. June 3, 1924, Klosterneuburg, Austria) was a novelist and short story writer, widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature. His work, which fuses elements of realism and the fantastic, typically features isolated protagonists faced by bizarre or surrealistic predicaments and incomprehensible social-bureaucratic powers, and has been interpreted as exploring themes of alienation, existential anxiety, guilt, and absur...
Author. From the description of Die stunde des todes : literary manuscript, 1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455305 Karl Kraus Karl Kraus was born on April 28, 1874 in Gitschin, Bohemia (modern Jičin, Czech Republic), then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The son of Jakob Kraus, a wealthy Jewish papermaker and businessman, and his wife Ernestine Kantor, Karl moved with his family to Vienna in 1877. He began to study law at the University o...
Psychoanalyst and author. From the description of Letter, 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149490 Psychologist and psychiatrist. From the description of C.G. Jung papers, 1909-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983585 Epithet: Professor psychologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x0000da Swiss psychoanalyst. From the description of C.G. Ju...