French literature -- 20th Century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: GEN MSS 754
Overview: The Bismuth-Lemaître Papers is comprised of material created and compiled by Maurice Lemaître, documenting the Lettrism movement from its inception in 1945 to the present day and Lemaître's own cultural and political activities as a leader of the movement. According to Lemaître's wishes, the title of the collection incorporates his birth name in order to reflect his heritage.
Collection of Jean Genet Drafts and Proofs
Call Number: GEN MSS 1739
Overview: The collection consists of manuscript drafts and corrected typescripts as well as galley and page proofs for works by Jean Genet, 1952-1982, including Le Bagne, Le Balcon, Les Nègres, and Le Langage de la muraille: cent ans jour après jour. It also contains manuscripts with sketches by the author and artworks on paper by others, including two hand-colored lithographs by Alberto...
Jean-Pierre Faure collection on Raymond Queneau and pataphysics
Call Number: GEN MSS 1010
Overview: Collection consists of correspondence and printed and other materials relating to Raymond Queneau and the Collège de 'Pataphysique. There are separate correspondence files for Queneau and Jean-Pierre Faure from members of the Collège de 'Pataphysique and others. The bulk of the correspondence to Queneau, received during his tenure with the Collège as "Transcendental Satrap" from the early 1950s to early 1970s, is from Jean-Hugues Sainmont, pseudonym of Emmanuel Peillet. Other correspondents...
Dates: 1901-2003, bulk 1950-2000
Christian Melchior-Bonnet papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1153
Scope and Contents: The Christian Melchior-Bonnet Papers contain literary correspondence and writings of authors associated with Melchior-Bonnet. Most correspondence consists of letters to Melchior-Bonnet concerning his editoral work for Le Petit Journal and Flammarion; some is accompanied by outgoing carbons, or related memoranda and notes by Melchior-Bonnet, photographs, clippings, or other printed material. Correspondents include Paul Morand, represented by more than 200 letters, 1923-1976; other major...
Dates: 1893-1986, bulk 1920-1986
Ron Padgett papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 721
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Ron Padgett in the course of his work as a poet, translator, and editor. Material includes extensive correspondence with other poets and writers; manuscripts for Padgett's books of poetry and prose, as well as some juvenilia and early writings; manuscripts for Padgett’s English translations of works by French-language poets including Guillaume Apollinaire, Blaise Cendrars, Valery Larbaud, Paul Morand, and Pierre Reverdy; manuscripts...
Gil J Wolman papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 969
Overview: The Gil J Wolman papers consists of correspondence, writings, printed items, artworks, photographs, sound recordings, and other materials by or relating to French artist Gil J Wolman (1929-1995) and his milieu. The collection documents the early Lettrist movement of the 1950s through correspondence, writings of Wolman and others, and materials related to Lettrist films, especially Wolman's Anticoncept (1952) and Isidore Isou's Traite? de bave et d'e?ternite? (1951). The collection also...
Dates: 1937-2011, bulk 1950-1995