Papers of Guy Davenport, 1980-1981 [manuscript].

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Papers of Guy Davenport, 1980-1981 [manuscript].

The collection consists of publisher Grey Fox's complete archive for "The mimes of Herondas," including correspondence with Davenport; a photocopy of the original typescript, and the setting copy, both with editorial corrections; a camera ready (blue line) copy; page proofs; miscellaneous proofs; paperback copy; and sample hardbound cover; together with an engraving plate for the spine. Correspondence with Donald Allen, editor and publisher, deals with the writing, editing, and publishing of the book, including problems of translation, the responses of classic departments, journals and hostile reviewers, the history of mime, and the dramatic effect of some passages and Davenport's sketch for the cover, as well as bits of personal news.

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American author. From the description of The bicycle rider [manuscript], galley proof, 1985. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647820340 From the description of Papers of Guy Davenport [manuscript], 1987. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647821125 From the description of The Mimes of Herondas [manuscript], 1981. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647818418 From the description of Papers : of Guy Davenport, 1961-1979 [manu...

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