Paul Auster collection of papers, (bulk 2000-2005).

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Paul Auster collection of papers, 1999-2006 (bulk 2000-2005).
Author
Auster, Paul, 1947-
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Genre/Form
  • Contracts.
  • Diaries.
  • Letters.
  • Notebooks.
Note
  • Organized into six series: 1. Writings by Paul Auster; 2. Correspondence; 3. Writings and Miscellaneous Papers By Others; 4. Miscellaneous Promotional Artwork and Publishers' Catalogs; 5. Programs Featuring Paul Auster; 6. Contracts and Agreements.
  • In addition to the papers described here, the Berg Collection houses the earlier papers of Paul Auster (ca. 1972-1999), divided into two groups, each with a finding aid, for which collection-level records are in CATNYP, with links to the finding aids.
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Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Paul Auster (b. 1947) is a Brooklyn-based novelist, screenplay writer, poet, essayist and translator.
Language (note)
  • English and French.
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Auster archive
OCLC
770725385
Author
Auster, Paul, 1947-
Title
Paul Auster collection of papers, 1999-2006 (bulk 2000-2005).
Access
Restricted access; request permission in holding division.
Summary
The archive contains material related to the publication of four novels and one unpublished novel written by Auster during the period 1999-2005; material related to the publication of volumes of collected poetry, novels, and prose published in the period 1999-2006; and material related to the genesis of five film projects: the HBO project "I Thought My Father Was God," based on Auster's collection of reminiscences published in 2001; "In the Country of Last Things," based on Auster's novel published in 1987; and "Lulu on the Bridge." Also present are materials related to four nonfiction works, an illustrated fiction project ("Auggie Wren's Christmas Story," first published in 1990); contributions, prefaces, interviews from the period 2000-2005, and material related to reissues of translations completed mostly during the 1970s but published 2002-2005. Additional material includes promotional artwork; programs featuring Paul Auster; and public remarks made by Auster and those introducing him at these events. Also present is material written by others, including creative adaptations of Auster's work and scholarly analyses of his work. The archive is rich in both incoming and outgoing correspondence, and includes letters to and from writers and friends, agents and publishers, as well as translators, readers, students, and organizations. Writers and recipients of correspondence include Pedro Almodóvar, Russell Banks, William Corbett, Don DeLillo, Jonathan Safran Foer, Jonathan Lethem, Sam Messer, Michael Ondaatje, Ron Padgett, Claude Royet-Journoud, and others.
Biography
Paul Auster (b. 1947) is a Brooklyn-based novelist, screenplay writer, poet, essayist and translator.
Language
English and French.
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Almodóvar, Pedro.
Banks, Russell, 1940-
Corbett, William, 1942-
DeLillo, Don.
Foer, Jonathan Safran, 1977-
Lethem, Jonathan.
Messer, Sam, 1955-
Ondaatje, Michael, 1943-
Padgett, Ron, 1942-
Royet-Journoud, Claude.
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Berg Coll MSS Auster archive
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