Alberto Manguel Papers

Dates: 1960-ongoing

Extent: 530 boxes and items (60 metres)

Finding Aids to the Alberto Manguel Papers:

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The Alberto Manguel Papers consist of material related to the literary output of the noted author, anthologist and translator. It's a comprehensive collection of Manguel's literary output since the 1960s up to the present day. It includes manuscript drafts, revisions, galleys, illustrations, publisher’s correspondence, personal correspondence, photographs, printed appearances and other material.

Among the works represented in the collection include: A Dictionary of Imaginary Places; A History of Reading; A Reading Diary; The Library at Night; The Iliad and the Odyssey: A Biography; Reading Pictures: A History of Love and Hate; News From a Foreign Country Came; Soho Square; Black Water; Other Fires; Meanwhile in Another Part of the Forest; Into the Looking-Glass Wood; Mothers and Daughters; Fathers and Sons; God’s Spies; and the many other translations, anthologies, articles, conferences, literary juries and projects Manguel has been involved with. Manguel maintains correspondence with a fascinating array of authors, publishers and many other notable people.

Additional information about Manguel and his work can be found at his web site.