Manuscript Collection - Richard Teleky Papers

Richard Teleky Papers Richard Teleky Papers

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Richard Teleky Papers

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  • 1976-2013 (Creation)

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44 boxes (11 metres)

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(1946-)

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Richard Teleky (1946- ) is an award-winning author and professor of Humanities at York University, Toronto, Ontario. His 1998 novel, The Paris Years of Rosie Kamin, was named one of the best books of the year by the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Toronto Star. It also won the prestigious American Harold Ribalow Prize for best novel of 1999.

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Collection consists of extensive drafts, notes, editing and research material for various Teleky works, including: Winter in Hollywood; Pack Up the Moon; Hungarian Rhapsodies; The Paris Years of Rosie Kamin; Goodnight, Sweetheart and other stories; The Hermit's Kiss; The Oxford Book of French-Canadian short stories and early writings. It also includes manuscripts from other writers such as Larry Fineberg, Priscila Uppal, David Plante, Rosemary Sullivan, Adele Wiseman, Anne Carson and Betty Jane Wylie.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-form.

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  • English

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