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Char, René, 1907-1988

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1907 - 1988

René Char (1907-1988), French poet

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

"Dedicace de Recherche de la base et du sommet", n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 43, Folder: GROUP 1304, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Holograph manuscript with additions and corrections.

First published in Recherche de la base et du sommet by Char (Paris: Gallimard, 1955).
Dates: n.d.

"Fievre de la Petite Pierre D'Alsace", n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 43, Folder: GROUP 1304, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Poem, holograph manuscript with additions and corrections.

First published in Poemes des deux anees (Paris: G.L.M., 1955).
Dates: n.d.

Galerie Jacques Benador archive

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1427
Overview: The Galerie Jacques Benador Archive, which spans 1932-2015, contains writings, correspondence, exhibition catalogs, printed material, artworks, and other papers related to Jacques Benador, the D. Benador Gallery, and the Jacques Benador Gallery. Jacques Benador’s personal papers—which include a large number of photographs--make up the bulk of the collection, documenting Benador’s personal and professional relationships with artists and critics of the postwar European avant-garde, as well as...
Dates: 1932-2015

Eugène and Maria Jolas papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 108
Overview: The Eugène and Maria Jolas Papers consist of manuscripts, letters, photographs, and printed materials relating to the work and lives of the two authors, to their publication, Transition magazine, and to their friend, James Joyce. The first subgroup, the papers of Eugène Jolas, contains his correspondence with such persons as Kay Boyle, Raoul Hausmann, Raymond Queneau, and Jean Wahl, writings (articles, columns, drafts of an autobiography, and hundreds of poems in Enlgish, German, French,...
Dates: 1879-1986

"L'Avenir non predit", 1960 Feb 28

 Part of Collection — Box: 43, Folder: GROUP 1304, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Poem, holograph manuscript, with corrections and additions.

First published in Poetes, peintres, sculpteurs (Paris: Maeght, 1960).
Dates: 1960 Feb 28

"Outrages", 1944 Jul

 Part of Collection — Box: 43, Folder: GROUP 1304, F-4
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Poem, holograph manuscript, signed on page 3, with additions and corrections. Bound in blue paper cover.

First published in Butrages (Ales: P.A.B., 1967).
Dates: 1944 Jul

Henri Peyre letters

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 309
Overview: Consists of letters to Peyre chiefly from French authors, plus one letter from Peyre to Donald Wing enclosing a typescript of Paul Claudel's "Partage de midi," which Peyre had made from the play at the Bibliotheque Nationale.
Dates: 1929-1971

Poems, [ca. 1952]

 Part of Collection — Box: 5, Folder: GROUP 82, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Published volume of Char's poems translated by Denis Devlin and Jackson Mathews, and published in Rome in 1952.

Number 344 of 350 copies.

Inscribed by Char in French and English to Mathews, and containing manuscript corrections and revisions by Mathews.
Dates: [ca. 1952]

"Pour un Promethee saxifrage", 1958

 Part of Collection — Box: 43, Folder: GROUP 1304, F-5
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Poem, holograph manuscript, signed with initials, with additions and corrections.

First published in L'inclemence lointaine (Paris: Beres, 1961).
Dates: 1958

Gustaf Sobin papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 647
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence and writings that document the life and work of the American poet Gustaf Sobin. Correspondence sheds light on his relationships with other literary figures, including René Char, James Laughlin, Hyatt Waggoner, and Charles Tomlinson, among others. Writings consist of extensive notes and drafts for most of his major works and provide comprehensive documentation of his creative process.
Dates: 1952-2005

Tiger's Eye records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 362
Overview: The records document all aspects of the production and distribution of the little magazine The Tiger's Eye, from its inception in 1947 through the decision to cease publication in 1951. Correspondence, manuscripts, and business records document the creative and editorial process, the enthusiasm of its readership, its subscription base, and the work involved in producing and distributing the issues.
Dates: 1939-1955

"Tout ce que nous accomplirons", 1970

 Part of Collection — Box: 43, Folder: GROUP 1304, F-6
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two states of the poem, both one- page holograph manuscripts, and dated July 1969-July 1970 and January 1970.

First published in Cahier Rene Char (Paris: Editions de L'Herne, 1971) as part of "Contre une maison seche."
Dates: 1970