RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 647833514 LA Letters in Norwegian, French, and German. T1 Papers of Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, A1 Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth,, Boyesen, Elizabeth Keene,, Browne, Francis F., Coombs, Anne Sheldon,, Corrigan, Michael Augustine,, D'Alq, Louise,, Gordon, Julien,, Drake, Alexander W., Foote, Constance Mary,, Gilder, Jeannette L., Gilder, Richard Watson,, Low, Seth,, Lovell, John W,, McClure, S. S., McMaster, John Bach,, Rainsford, W. S., Scribner, Charles,, Spielhagen, Friedrich,, YR 1867 AB The collection contains four poems and sonnets by Boyesen, correspondence with admirers, publishers, other authors and friends, and a photograph. The centerpiece of the collection is a group of 13 letters in German by author Friedrich Spielhagen of Berlin, known to Boyesen from his years in Germany. The friends help one another with the translation and publication of their literary output in either America or Germany and discuss a wide variety of subjects and problems, particularly political, social, and health. Other correspondence includes two letters from Louise d'Alq, a French translator, regarding Boyesen's "Gunnar" and the possibility of future translations, and two letters from Archbiship Michael Augustine Corrigan concerning charges of Tammany Hall connections made and retracted by Boyesen. Specific topics in the correspondence include thoughts on evolution, travels to Russia, the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893, Goethe, realism and naturalism in literature particularly in the works of Ibsen and Zola, and Spielhagen's friendship with Carl Schurz. In addition there are 45 letters and fragments in Norwegian.