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Final original Hungarian manuscript

Translation documentation

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to Stephen K. Swift’s Translation of Ferenc Nagy’s The Struggle Behind the Iron Curtain, 1940-1948



Descriptive Summary

Creator Swift, Stephen K., tr.
Title Stephen K. Swift’s Translation of Ferenc Nagy’s The Struggle Behind the Iron Curtain
Dates: 1940-1948
Abstract: This group of typescripts documents the translation of Ferenc Nagy's The Struggle Behind the Iron Curtain, translated by Stephen K. Swift and published by MacMillan (New York) in 1948. Included in the collection are: the final original Hungarian manuscript; work schedule, a preliminary version and final typescript version of the translation. The Struggle Behind the Iron Curtain is a significant political and historical narrative. The collection is also an example of the steps involved in translation. The collection should be of interest to students and others interested in languages, techniques of translation, and Central European History.
ID MS 012
Extent 3 boxes
Language Materials are in English.
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX

Scope and Contents

This group of typescripts documents the translation of Ferenc Nagy's The Struggle Behind the Iron Curtain, translated by Stephen K. Swift and published by MacMillan (New York) in 1948. Included in the collection are: the final original Hungarian manuscript; work schedule, a preliminary version and final typescript version of the translation. The Struggle Behind the Iron Curtain is a significant political and historical narrative. The collection is also an example of the steps involved in translation. The collection should be of interest to students and others interested in languages, techniques of translation, and Central European History.

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Restrictions

Access Restriction

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish materials from this item must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Nagy, Ferenc, 1903-
Subjects (Places)
Hungary--History--1945-
Russians--Hungary
Subjects (Titles)
The struggle behind the Iron Curtain; tr. from the Hungarian by Stephen K. Swift.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Stephen K. Swift’s Translation of Ferenc Nagy’s The Struggle Behind the Iron Curtain, MS 012, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Stephen K. Swift, 1970.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 
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1 Final original Hungarian manuscript

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Translation documentation

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1 Work schedule and style sheets
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2 Second raw English translation (Parts A and B)
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3 Final English translation manuscript (Parts 1 and 2)

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