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Sauerlander, Wolfgang, 1912-1977 (editor)



  • Existence: 1912 - 1977


Wolfgang Sauerlander (1912-77), editor, assisted Ralph Manheim in his translations of the Brothers Grimm, Peter Handke, Bertolt Brecht and others, offering advice on curious expressions, obscure allusions and problems of tone and style. Manheim published his translation of Grimm's tales for young and old: the complete stories in 1978

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W. Sauerlander: Letters to R. Manheim

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9496
Scope and Contents

66 letters, 64 from Sauerlander, 1974-77, with extensive notes on Manheim's translation of Grimm; 2 letters from JOHN WILLETT, 1976-77. [Manheim's letters to Sauerlander, with copy replies, 1968-76, are in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.]

Dates: 1974-1977
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