J. M. Coetzee Archive opens in Texas

Original manuscripts now available at the Harry Ransom Center
A handwritten draft of Coetzee's The Life & Times of Michael K.
From the Harry Ransom Center (University of Austin, Texas): ‘The archive of Nobel Prize–winning writer and University of Texas at Austin alumnus J.M. Coetzee is available for research at the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin. The bulk of the archive traces the author's life and career from 1960 through 2012. [...] The archive fills 140 document boxes, 13 oversize boxes and one galley file, documenting all of Coetzee's major writings and including notes, typescripts, background research materials and publicity materials. Professional correspondence and materials documenting personal and family history are also part of the papers.’ [Read More]

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