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Fonds F0039 - Alan Brown fonds.

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CA ACU SPC F0039

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Alan Brown fonds.

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  • 1944-1976 (Creation)

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0.3 m of textual records.

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Canadian translator. Literary editor of Canadian cultural periodical Here and Now, 1947. Winner of 1974 Canada Council Translation Prize.

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Acquired in 1978.

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Fonds consists of correspondence with Hubert Aquin, Jacques Godbout, Gabrielle Roy, various publishers and other correspondents, relating to A. Brown's translations; and manuscripts of English translations of the following French literature: Hubert Aquin's L'antiphonaire (The antiphonary), Trou de mémoire (Blackout) and Back on April 11...; Anne Hébert's Poèmes (Poems); Jacques Godbout's Salut Galarneau! ( Hail Galarneau!), André Langevin's Une chaîne dans le parc (Orphan Street); Naïm Kattan's Le réel et le théâtral (Reality and theatre); selections from Robert Marteau's Atlante; and Gabrielle Roy's Ces enfants de ma vie (Children of my heart) and Un jardin au bout du monde (Garden in the wind). Some translations include several drafts.

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Text in English and some correspondence in French.

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