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Wolfgang Kubin papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLT-M-2

Scope and Contents

FULL FINDING AID IN CHINESE (PDF)

Translator. This collection contains the personal and professional papers (1956-2019) of Wolfgang Kubin, a German poet and translator of modern Chinese literature. The papers feature manuscript and published poetry by many authors, including Yang Lian, Bei Dao, Zheng Chouyu, Duoduo, and Gu Cheng. Translation drafts and notes in German, Chinese, and English are present throughout the collection, along with related correspondence with Kubin. The papers also contain newspaper clippings and magazine articles about Chinese poets and poetry during the late 20th and early 21st centuries.

Dates

  • 1956-2019

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

Permission to copy or photograph materials must be obtained in advance from the CLTA Curator.

Biographical / Historical

One of Europe’s most productive and well-known translators of Chinese poetry with over 100 books to his name, Wolfgang Kubin is a household name in Chinese literary circles for his public views and scholarly contributions to contemporary Chinese literature.

Extent

15.51 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

Chinese

German

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Wolfgang Kubin

Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Chinese Literature Translation Archive Repository

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