José Lezama Lima Papers


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José Lezama Lima Papers

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1961-1976 (Creation)

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General notes

The José Lezama Lima Papers consist of letters written by José Lezama Lima to his sister Eloísa from 1961 to 1976. There are several letters addressed to his sister Rosa as well as to both sisters. Included with this correspondence are photocopies of photographs of Lezama Lima, a poem, and a memorial card with a note from Eloísa Lezama Lima to Gastón Baquero. This collection also contains an annotated copy of Lezama Lima's book, Paradiso.

Content notes

The collection is organised into three series: Correspondence (1961-1976), Photographs and Miscellaneous, n.d., 1966, 1976.



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