Accession MS COLL 00729 - Richard Teleky Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00729

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Richard Teleky Papers

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  • 2001-2013 (Creation)

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28 boxes (3.6 metres)

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(1946-)

Biographical history

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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Gift of Richard Teleky, 2014

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Contains various draft manuscripts, proof sheets, notes and source material for Teleky's novels (Pack Up the Moon, Winter in Hollywood), poetry (The Hermit's Kiss, The Hermit in Arcadia) and non-fiction writing (The Dog on the Bed: A Canine Alphabet; draft versions of short stories for anthologies edited by Teleky (including The Exile Book of Canadian Dog Stories and The Exile Book of Yiddish Women Writers ed. Frieda Johles Forman); plus some correspondence related to these projects.
Arrangement: The material is arranged chronologically in four series:
1) Monographs;
2) Poetry;
3) Edited volumes;
4) Works by other authors and miscellaneous material.

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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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