Papers of the magazine Transition, 1933-1941.

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Papers of the magazine Transition, 1933-1941.

Papers of the magazine Transition, 1933-1941.

Papers of the magazine Transition, an avant-garde literary magazine begun in Paris in1927 by Eugène Jolas and his wife Maria Jolas.

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Cooper, Douglas, 1911-1984

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Douglas Cooper pursued a long career as art critic, curator and collector, producing numerous books, catalogs, articles and reviews. He also amassed a distinguished collection of early Cubist paintings. From the description of Douglas Cooper papers, 1900-1985, bulk 1933-1985. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81481745 Biographical/Historical Note Douglas Cooper was born in London in 1911 to a family that had...

Tracy, Charles, 1938-....

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Munro, Isabel R.

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Sweeney, James Johnson, 1900-1986

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James Johnson Sweeney, 1900-1986. From the description of Papers of James Johnson Sweeney, 1953-2005. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 271825527 Art administrator. From the description of Ends and beginnings : sound recording, 1965 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86093871 James Johnson Sweeney served as Director of the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art (1945-1946), Director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Mus...

Trakl, Georg, 1887-1914

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At the time of the correspondence Werfel was an editor at Kurt Wolff Verlag (which was also his own publisher); he was not personally acquainted with Trakl but received a manuscript of Trakl's poems for consideration at the publishing company. From the description of Correspondence with Franz Werfel, 1913. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864634 ...

A. S. Ramsey.

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O'Donnell, George Marion.

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Ratton, Charles

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Honig, Edwin

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Reavey, George, 1907-1976

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Reavey was the owner and operator of Europa Press and a friend of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. From the description of Papers concerning Dylan Thomas, 1936-1939. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 78228333 From the guide to the Papers concerning Dylan Thomas, 1936-1939., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Furman, Lee.

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Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977

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The complex and diverse prose of Anaïs Nin mirrors her life. She published nonfiction, journals, short stories, novels, and erotica, and worked as a model, a dancer, and a psychoanalyst. Most of her prose was influenced by surrealism, and features an experimental style and psychological themes. The publication of her diaries, begun at the age of eleven as an open letter to her departed father, brought her fame and made her a sought-after lecturer. Her artistic prose, colorful life, and relation...

Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924

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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...

Wilson, James O., 1918-

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Weltfish, Gene, 1902-1980

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American anthropologist known for her cultural and linguistic studies of the Pawnee Indians. Born in New York City and a student of Franz Boas at Columbia University, Weltfish began to work with the Pawnee in Oklahoma in 1928. During the summer of 1935 she focused on documenting social relations and surviving customs, and worked with her Pawnee colleague Mark Evarts to reconstruct the seasonal cycles of the Pawnee for the year 1867. She later conducted ethnological, arch...

Jolas, Eugène, 1894-1952

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Eugene Jolas (1894-1952), poet, journalist and translator, was the founding editor (with Elliot Paul) of transition . Maria Jolas (1893-1987), his wife, was a translator in her own right, as well as a school administrator and, along with Eugene, a confidant of James Joyce. More complete biographical sketches can be found in the finding aid for the Eugene and Maria Jolas Papers (GEN MSS 108). From the guide to the Eugène and Maria Jolas papers : addition, 1932-1986, (Beinecke Rare Bo...

Sachs, David, 1947-

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Jolas, M.

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Maria McDonald Jolas, author and translator, was cofounder with Eugene Jolas of the international literary journal 'Transition." From the description of Maria Jolas collection, 1987 (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 148046639 ...

Devlin, Denis, 1908-1959

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Miró, Joan, 1893-1983

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Spanish painter. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Mallorca, to John Rewald, 1971 Dec. 26 and 1972 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871537 French painter. From the description of Aidez l'Espagne (poster), 1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83814624 ...

Servire Press.

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Maria Jolas

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Good, Thomas, 1609-1678

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Panofsky, Erwin, 1892-1968

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Erwin Panofsky was a German Jewish art historian. He emigrated to the United States in the 1930s and subsequently taught at New York University, Princeton University, and Harvard University. He became widely known and very influential in the field of iconography. One of his most popular works is Studies in Iconology: Humanist Themes in the Art of the Renaissance (1939, reissued 1972). From the guide to the Erwin Panofsky Letters to Mrs. Alfred Barr, 1932-1967, (Princeton University. ...

Olbrechts, Frans M., 1899-1958

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Frans M. Olbrechts was a Belgian linguist and anthropologist. From the description of Papers, ca. 1910-1930, on the Iroquois Indians. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122589347 From the guide to the Frans M. Olbrechts papers, ca. 1910-1930, on the Iroquois Indians, Circa 1910-1930, (American Philosophical Society) David Zeisberger served as a Moravian minister. From the guide to the Essay of an Onondaga grammar; or A short in...

Norman, Dorothy 1905-....

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