Category Archives: International perspectives

Ein wirklich kleines Literaturarchiv auf einer Insel

Rosa Haus, Museum Insel Hombroich Erbaut 1816, Sitz vom Literatur- und Künstinstitut Hombroich. Schwerpunkt deutsch-jüdische Literatur und kritische Intelligenz des 20. Jahrhunderts, zugänglich im Rahmen von Führungen. Rosa Haus, Museum Insel Hombroich, Minkel 2, D-41472 Neuss, Deutschland: http://www.inselhombroich.de. [Built in … Continue reading

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Literary Archives in Chile

The acquisition by Princeton University of the archival papers and correspondence of the Chilean author Diamela Eltit (born 1949) has raised once again many of the questions which were discussed by the Diasporic Literary Archives Network. The National Library of … Continue reading

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Literary Archives in Uruguay

One of the outcomes of the project on literary archives in Namibia was the drafting of an agreement between the National Archives of Namibia and the National Library of Namibia which determined that the collecting of literary documents in Namibia … Continue reading

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Digitisation of the Gabriel García Márquez archive

Back in January 2013, David Sutton wrote a blog post on the geographical destinies of literary manuscripts, and observed that the language of the author often determined whether they were likely to be acquired by a country other than their … Continue reading

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Literary Archives in Namibia

In October 2015, a programme of workshops on literary manuscripts was hosted by the National Archives of Namibia and the National Library of Namibia, with presentations from several SLA members, under the auspices of the Diasporic Literary Archives Network. The … Continue reading

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Finnish literature in Manchester: diaspora via translation

The arrival of the Herbert Lomas Archive at the John Rylands University Library of Manchester is an important event for the study of English poetry, including poetry in translation. But it is also important for Finnish literature. Herbert Lomas (1924-2011) … Continue reading

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Collecting policies worldwide

Several videos of presentations at the Diasporic Literary Archives workshop in Port of Spain, Trinidad, last year have now appeared on YouTube. These include a set of presentations about collecting policies for literary manuscripts in various countries of the world, … Continue reading

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