Guillermo Cabrera Infante Papers


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Guillermo Cabrera Infante Papers

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1962 - 1998

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General notes

Consists of manuscripts and correspondence of the Cuban novelist and storywriter Guillermo Cabrera Infante (1929-2005). These papers contain published work and screenplays from 1964 through 1982, a manuscript of Three Trapped Tigers (1971), the English translation of Tres tristes tigres (1967), and film stills from Wonderwall (1968). Furthermore, the collection contains extensive correspondence between Cabrera Infante and literary agents, publishers, film producers, Latin American writers, and others.

Content notes

The papers are divided as following: Series 1. Works, 1961 - 1979.
Subseries 1A: Novels, 1961-1979
Subseries 1B: Essays, undated
Subseries 1C: Moving Picture Plays, 1966-1972
Subseries 1D: Vignettes, undated
Series 2: Correspondence, 1960-1982
Subseries 2A: Letters Open to the Public, 1960-1982
Subseries 2B: Letters Closed to the Public, 1965-1982



7.5 linear feet, 17 regular archival boxes, 2 half-size archival boxes


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