Series II: Writings, circa 1965-2000
Scope and Contents
Includes typescripts (originals and photocopies) of Joseph Brodsky's poetry in Russian, many annotated by Kline, drafts of Kline's translations, some corrected by Kline and/or Brodsky, and a holograph manuscript of an occasional poem Brodsky wrote for Kline ("Fast-shrift (sic) for George L. Kline"). Also present is a proof of Ostanovka v Pustyne, heavily corrected by Brodsky. Among George Kline's writings and translations are drafts of English translations of poetry by Anna Akhmatova, Boris Pasternak, and Marina Tsvetaeva, among others. Also present are two folders of clean copies of Kline's published writings, 1949-1970.
- circa 1965-2000
- From the Collection: Kline, George L. (George Louis), 1921-2014
Language of Materials
In English and Russian.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Box 6 (audiovisual material): Restricted fragile. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Organized into three subseries: Joseph Brodsky Writings, George L. Kline Writings, and Other Writings.
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