Char, René, 1907-1988
- Existence: 1907 - 1988
René Char (1907-1988), French poet
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."