Subseries 2.7
Translations, circa 1968-1999
Boxes 131-138; OP10

Scope and Content Note

The subseries consists of both published and unpublished manuscripts and typescripts of translations from 1968-1999. Because of Hughes' propensity to reuse paper, cross-references are used to note locations of related materials in other parts of the collection.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order by date of publication; undated works at the beginning of the subseries.

Gobello
Box Folder Content
131 1 Translation of a fragment from a rejected canto by Gabello [Acc. 1999-01-04]
Translations of Ferene Juhasz
131 2 "The Boy Changed Into a Stag Cries Out at the Gate of Secrets," TS Translation of Juhasz poem [See also Subseries 2.3: "Crow Goes to the Movie;" Subseries 2.5: A Bedtime Story, MS; and Subseries 2.6: The Iron Man, MS] The Iron Man, MS]
Federico García Lorca Poems
- - "El agua del mar" [See Subseries 2.7: Federico García Lorca Poems, "Lagarto viejo"]
- - "El concierto interrumpido" [See Subseries 2.7: Federico García Lorca Poems, "Lagarto viejo"]
131 3 "Lagarto viejo"
- - "Poema de la Saeta" [See Subseries 2.7: Federico García Lorca Poems, "Lagarto viejo"]
131 4 Unidentified Federico García Lorca poem
Lorenzo de Medici (Il Magnifico)
131 5 Correspondence w/ Gaia Servadio re: translation of Lorenzo il Magnifico
Poems, Yehuda Amichai (1968)
131 6 "Two Songs of Peace," TS
131 7 Assorted copies and translations by Assia Gutman for Poems (1968)
131 8 "Poetry of Yehuda Amichai" essay by Arieh Sachs for Judiasm: A Quarterly Journal of Jewish Life and Thought, vol. 14, no. 4, Fall Issue, 1965
Time, Yehuda Amichai (1968)
131 9 Time, MS (photocopy of MS in Amichai's handwriting)
131 10 Time, TS
131 11 "A Weeping Mouth and a Laughing Mouth," TS
Vasko Popa: Selected Poems (1969)
131 12 Introduction, MS [See also Subseries 2.3: "The sea, in hearing"]
Seneca's Oedipus (1972)
131 13 Notes for Seneca's Oedipus
131 14 Seneca's Oedipus, TS
131 15 Seneca's Oedipus, Proofs
Janos Pilinszky: Selected Poems 1940-1976 (1976)
131 16 "Agonia Christina," TS
131 17 "Apocrypha," MS and TS
131 18 "Aquarium," MS and TS
131 19 "As I Was," MS and TS
131 20 "Big City Icons," MS and TS
131 21 "By the Time You Come," MS and TS
131 22 "Cold World," MS and TS
131 23 "Cold Wind," TS
131 24 "Complaint," MS and TS
131 25 "Crater," MS and TS [See also Subseries 2.2: Moortown, "Dead, she became space-earth]
131 26 "Crime and Punishment," MS and TS
131 27 "Desert of Love," MS and TS
131 28 "Enough," MS and TS
131 29 "Epilogue," MS and TS
131 30 "Exhortation," MS and TS
131 31 "Fable," MS and TS
131 32 "Fishes in the Net," MS and TS
131 33 "Fleeting past," TS
131 34 "For a Grave," TS
131 35 "For a Gravestone," TS
131 36 "Four Lines," TS
131 37 "Fragment of a Golden Age," TS
131 38 "Frankfurt 1945," MS and TS
131 39 "French Prisoner," TS
131 40 "Full Moon," TS
131 41 "Gradually," MS and TS
131 42 "Hangman's Diary," MS and TS
131 43 "Harbach 1944," MS and TS
131 44 "Half-past," TS
131 45 "Impromtu," MS and TS
131 46 "In Memorium," TS
132 1 "Introitus," MS and TS
132 2 "Judgement," TS
132 3 "Meditation," and "Jewel," TS
132 4 "Mourning," MS and TS
132 5 "My Coat of Arms," MS and TS
132 6 "My Only Reading," TS
132 7 "No More," TS
132 8 "Noon," MS and TS
132 9 "November Elysium," MS and TS
132 10 "Now," TS
132 11 "On No Man's Land," MS and TS
132 12 "Parable," TS
132 13 "The Passion," TS
132 14 "The Passion of Ravensbruck," MS and TS
132 15 "Pathology and Swansong," TS
132 16 "Poem for the Grave," MS and TS
132 17 "Quatrain," TS
132 18 "Revelations VIII," MS and TS
132 19 "Scaffold in the Winter," MS and TS
132 20 "The Sea," MS and TS
132 21 "Searching for the Prodigal Son," TS
132 22 "Serenade," TS
132 23 "Sin," MS and TS
132 24 "Straight Labyrinth," MS and TS
132 25 "Stavrogin Takes His Leaves," MS and TS
132 26 "Time Past," TS
132 27 "Trapeze and Parrallel Bars," MS and TS
132 28 "Under a Portrait," TS
132 29 "Under the Winter Sky," TS
132 30 "Unfinished Past," TS
132 31 "Van Gogh," MS and TS
132 32 "What Underground Struggle," MS and TS
132 33 "When You Arrive," MS and TS
132 34 "World Grown Cold," MS and TS
132 35 "Your Hand, My Hand," TS
132 36 "You Have Suffered Rain and Cold," MS and TS
132 37 Notes on various Pilinszky poems
132 38 Introduction, MS
132 39 Introduction, TS
132 40 Table of contents, TS
132 41 Janos Pilinszky: Selected Poems 1940-1976, TS
132 42 Janos Pilinszky: Selected Poems 1940-1976, TS
132 43 Janos Pilinszky: Selected Poems 1940-1976, TS
132 44 Janos Pilinszky: Selected Poems 1940-1976, TS
132 45 Notes on translations by Janos Csokits
132 46 Notes on translations by Ted Hughes
132 47 "The Fate of The Creative Imagination in Our Time," TS, a lecture by Janos Pilinszky
132 48 "Where Poetry Counts," an illustrated talk arising from the New Oxford History of Hungarian Literature by Lorant Czigany...written and read by Miklos Vajda, BBC Broadcast script, December 5, 1985
132 49 Essay by Janos Pilinszky, translated by Ted Hughes
Vasko Popa: Collected Poems (1977)
133 1 Introduction, TS
133 2 Various translations by Anne Pennington, TS and Proofs
133 3 "Far Within Us" (includes nine poems), MS
133 4 Modern Poetry in Translation (No. 17) with article "Vasko Popa"
Amen, Yehuda Amichai (1977)
- - Intoduction (fragment) to Yehuda Amichai book (title unknown) [See Subseries 2.2: River, "Creation of fishes"]
133 5 Intoduction (fragment) to Yehuda Amichai book (title unknown), MS
133 6 "Ashkelon," MS (unpublished)
133 7 "A Bride Without Dowry," MS and TS
133 8 "The Candles Went Out," MS and TS
133 9 "A Czech Refugee in London," MS and TS
133 10 "The Day I Left," TS
133 11 "Dennis Was Very Sick," MS and TS
133 12 "A Dog After Love" and "A Memory Advancing Into the Future," MS and TS
133 13 "Four Poems about People," MS and TS
133 14 "Gone Are the Days of Night," TS
133 15 "He Who Forgets," MS and TS
133 16 "I Dreamt About You," MS and TS
- - "I Have Become Very Hairy" [See Subseries 2.7: Amen, "I Have Many Dead"]
133 17 "I Have Many Dead" and "I Have Become Very Hairy," MS and TS
133 18 "Ideal Love," MS and TS
133 19 "In a Leap Year," MS and TS
133 20 "Harlem, a Dead Story," MS and TS
133 21 "Letter," TS
133 22 "A Letter of Recommendation," MS and TS
133 23 "Like the Inner Wall of a House," MS and TS
133 24 "Little Song of Tranquility" and "Love Song," MS and TS
133 25 "Lost in Grace," MS and TS
133 26 "Love Poem in California," MS and TS
- - "Love Song" [See Subseries 2.7: "Little Song of Tranquility"]
133 27 "Love Song: 'It Started Like This'" and "Once, A Great Love," MS and TS
133 28 "Love Song: 'Heavy and Tired with a Woman on a Balcony'" and "Song," MS and TS
133 29 "A Majestic Love," MS and TS
133 30 "A Man for Play," MS and TS
- - "A Memory Advancing Into the Future" [See Subseries 2.7: Amen, "A Dog After Love"]
133 31 "Menthol Sweets," MS and TS
133 32 "A Mutual Lullaby," MS and TS
133 33 "My Father's Memorial Day," MS and TS"
133 34 "My Mother and Me," MS and TS
133 35 "My Soul," MS and TS
133 36 "No One Puts His Hope" and "Sometimes I'm Very Happy and Desperate," MS and TS
133 37 "On My Return," MS and TS
- - "Once, A Great Love" [See Subseries 2.7: Amen, "Love Song: 'It Started Like This'"]
133 38 "Outing At Some Beautiful Place," MS and TS
133 39 "Pain of Being Far Away," MS and TS
133 40 "Patriotic Songs" 1-5, 7, 8 (TS for 1-3, 5, 7, 8 and MS for 4)
133 41 "Patriotic Songs" 10, 11, 15, 18, 21, 24 and 25 (MS and TS for 10, 11, 18, 21, 24, TS for 15 and 25)
133 42 "Patriotic Songs" 16, MS and TS [variant title: "Songs from Zion the Beautiful 16"; "A song of Lovers"]
133 43 "Patriotic Songs" 25, MS and TS [variant titles: "Songs from Zion the Beautiful 25" and "Café in Jerusalem"; See also Subseries 2.7: Amen, "Patriotic Songs" 25]
133 44 "Patriotic Songs" 28, 33-35, 37 (TS for all; MS for 33 and 34)
133 45 "Patriotic Songs" 36, MS and TS [variant titles: "Songs from Zion the Beautiful 36"; "Every Night"]
133 46 "Patriotic Songs," MS
133 47 "The Portugese Synagogue in Amsterdam," MS and TS
133 48 "Quiet Joy," MS and TS
133 49 "Ruth, What is Happiness," MS and TS
133 50 "Sadness of the Eyes and Descriptions of 'Journey,'" MS and TS
133 51 "Seven Laments for the Fallen in War," TS
133 52 "She Told Me Not to Come," MS and TS
- - "Sometimes I'm Very Happy and Desperate" [See Subseries 2.7: Amen, "No One Puts His Hope"]
133 53 "Song," TS [See also Subseries 2.7: Amen, "Love Song: 'Heavy and Tired with a Woman on a Balcony'"]
133 54 "A Song about a Photograph," MS and TS
133 55 "A Song About Rest," MS and TS
133 56 "The Song of My Father's Cheeks," MS and TS
133 57 "Song to a Friend," MS and TS
133 58 "The Sweet Breakdown of Abigail," MS
133 59 "The Synagogue in Florence," MS and TS
133 60 "The Synagogue in Venice," MS and TS
133 61 "Take Me to the Airport," TS [See also Subseries 2.7: Amen, "Patriotic Songs" 16]
133 62 "A Tall Girl and Very Precise," MS and TS
133 63 "To a Convert," MS and TS
133 64 "To Remember Is a Kind of Hope," MS and TS
133 65 "To Speak About Changes Was to Speak Love," MS and TS
133 66 "Today My Son," MS and TS
133 67 "We Were Near," MS and TS
133 68 "With Sad Shyness," MS and TS
133 69 "A Young Jerusalem Poet," MS and TS
133 70 Amen, Notes (Harold Schimmel translations)
133 71 Amen, Notes (Translations of Hebrew works by others including Yehuda Amichai and Assia Gutman)
133 72 Amen, Introduction, MS and TS
133 73 Amen, Table of contents, TS
134 1 Amen, Proofs
The Biggest Egg in the World (1987) [Marin Sorescu]
134 2 The Biggest Egg in the World, TS [with letter 6 January 1986 from Edna Longley]
- - "Ballad," TS [See Subseries 2.6: Tales of the Early World, "The Guardian"]
- - "Circuit," TS [See Subseries 2.6: Tales of the Early World "The Guardian"]
- - "Destiny," TS [See Subseries 2.6: Tales of the Early World, "The Guardian"]
- - "Group," TS [See Subseries 2.6: Tales of the Early World, "The Guardian"]
- - "The House," TS [See Subseries 2.6: Tales of the Early World, "The Guardian"]
- - "Looking for Hegel's Portrait," TS [See Subseries 2.6: Tales of the Early World, "The Guardian"]
- - "Warning," TS (incomplete) [See Subseries 2.6: Tales of the Early World, "The Guardian"]
- - "The Whistle," TS [See Subseries 2.6: Tales of the Early World, "The Guardian"]
Unpublished Translations of Camillo Pennati Poems (ca. 1988)
134 3 "As of Impending Joy" (Come di giola a incombere), MS and TS
134 4 "Blond Autumn" (Biondi autonno), MS and TS
134 5 "By Return of Post" (A giro di posta), MS and TS
134 6 "An equipoise of life" (Un equilibrio dell'esistere), MS and TS
134 7 "Meeting and Extraterrestrial" (Incontrando unextraterrestre), MS and TS
134 8 "New York," MS and TS
134 9 "Persian Drawings" (Disegni Persiani), MS and TS
134 10 "Sea Gull" (Gabbiano), MS and TS
134 11 "Seascape" (Paesaggio marino), MS and TS
134 12 "Yang," MS and TS
134 13 "Yin," MS and TS
Janos Pilinszky: The Desert of Love (1989)
134 14 Janos Pilinszky: The Desert of Love, Postscript, TS
134 15 Janos Pilinszky: The Desert of Love, Drafts of corrections
134 16 Janos Pilinszky: The Desert of Love, TS
Shakespeare's Ovid (1995)
134 17 Introduction, TS
134 18 "Venus and Adonis," TS
134 19 "Salmacis and Hermaphroditus," TS
Spring Awakening, Frank Wedekind (1996)
134 20 Spring Awakening (incomplete MS)
134 21 Drafts of corrections
134 22 Spring Awakening, TS w/ corrections
134 23 Spring Awakening, TS w/ corrections
134 24 Spring Awakening, TS w/ corrections
134 25 Spring Awakening, TS w/ corrections
Tales from Ovid (1997)
135 1 Tales from Ovid, MS
135 2 Tales from Ovid, MS
135 3 Tales from Ovid, MS
135 4 Tales from Ovid, MS
135 5 Tales from Ovid, MS
135 6 Tales from Ovid, MS
135 7 Tales from Ovid, MS
135 8 Tales from Ovid, source materials
135 9 Outline, MS
135 10 Introduction, MS
135 11 Introduction, MS and TS
135 12 "Actaeon," TS
135 13 "Arachne," TS
135 14 "Arethusa," MS and TS
136 1 "Bacchus and Pentheus," MS and TS
136 2 "The Birth of Hercules," TS
136 3 "Callisto and Arcas," TS
136 4 "The Death of Cygnus," TS
136 5 "Erisychthon," MS and TS
136 6 "Four Ages," MS and TS
136 7 "Hercules and Dejanira," TS
136 8 "Midas," TS
136 9 "Myrrha," TS
136 10 "Narcissus," TS
136 11 "Niobe," TS
136 12 "Peleus and Thetis," TS
136 13 "Phaeton," TS
136 14 "Pygmalian," MS and TS
136 15 "Pyramus and Thisbe," TS
137 1 "The Rape of Prosperpine," TS
137 2 "Salmacis and Hermaphroditus," MS and TS (includes 15 March 1994 letter from TH to Jonathan Galassi)
137 3 "Semele," MS and TS
137 4 "Tereus," TS
137 5 "Tiresias," MS and TS
137 6 "Venus and Adonis," MS and TS
OP10 4 Tales from Ovid, Proof with corrections
OP10 5 Tales from Ovid, Sunday Times (28 July 1998) proof of "Actaeon" with corrections Sunday Times (28 July 1998) proof of "Actaeon" with corrections
The Oresteia, Aeschylus (1999)
137 7 The Oresteia, MS
137 8 The Oresteia, MS
137 9 The Oresteia, MS
137 10 The Oresteia, TS
Unidentified Translation
137 11 Unidentified translation, TS
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