Giorgio Agamben papers
Scope and Contents
The Giorgio Agamben papers contain writings, correspondence, and other papers by or relating to the life and works of Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben.
- 1910 - 2016
- Agamben, Giorgio, 1942- (Author)
Language of Materials
Materials in Italian, French, and English.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Giorgio Agamben Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Giorgio Agamben on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2017.
Organized into nine series: I. Manuscripts of published books, 1970-2015. II. Manuscripts of published articles and essays, 1978-2004. III. Manuscripts of lectures, 1977-2015. IV. Annotated manuscripts of courses and seminars, 1978-2014. V. Manuscripts and notebooks of research and unfinished projects, 1966-2016. VI. Collection of letters to Agamben from correspondents and peers, 1966-2016. VII. Documents on university protests, 1990-2004. VIII. Manuscripts, letters and typescripts by Walter Benjamin, 1910-1939. IX. Writings and other documents about Walter Benjamin, 1928-1996.
10.0 Linear Feet (24 boxes)
Giorgio Agamben (born 1942) is an Italian philosopher.
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Information included in the Description of Papers note and Collection Contents section is drawn from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during initial processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Guide to the Giorgio Agamben Papers
- by Beinecke staff
- February 2020
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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