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Roman Grynberg Correspondence and Manuscripts, 1930-1970. 

Creator: 
Grynberg, Roman 1893- .
Phys. Desc: 
75 items (1 box).
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

Former editor of the literary alamanacs "Opyty" and "Vozdushnye Puti."

Scope and Contents

Letters addressed to Roman Grynberg, and a few to his wife, Sophie. Included are 28 letters by Vladimir Nabokov (1943-63); 29 by Edmund Wilson (1943-70); 3 by Julian Tuwim (1944-47); 10 by Georgiĭ Adamovich (1962-64); and 1 by Vera Nabokova (1962). Also included are a poem by Nabokov, "Romanu i Sone ot geroi︠a︡ 'Dara;'" a corrected galley proof by Wilson for the New Yorker, "Seeing Chekhov Plain;" a typescript of a poem by Marina T︠S︡vetaeva, beginning "Zerna ognennogo t︠s︡veta;" and a series of poems, by Elena [Mikhaĭlovna?] Tager, written in the Soviet Union in 1946-54.