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Sighle Kennedy papers, 1920s-1996, bulk 1963-1996

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Series VIII: Books Annotated by Sighle Kennedy

Housed in four record boxes are books annotated by Sighle Kennedy. Most are paperbacks.


Subseries VIII.1: Books by Samuel Beckett in French

This subseries features titles fromMolloytoCompagnie;all but one of these books was published by Les Editions de Minuit.



Box 26 Comment c'est. Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1961.


Box 26 Compagnie. Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1980.


Box 26 La dernière bande. 1959. Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1980.


Box 26 En attendant Godot. 1952. Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1970.


Box 26 En attendant Godot. 1966. Ed. Colin Duckworth. London: Harrap, 1973.


Box 26 Fin de partie suivi de Actes sans paroles. 1957. Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1969.


Box 26 L'innommable. 1953. Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1971.


Box 26 Malone Meurt. 1951. Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1969.


Box 26 Molloy. 1951. Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1970.


Box 26 Murphy. Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1965.


Box 26 Oh les beaux jours. 1963. Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1970.


Box 26 Premier amour. Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1970.


Subseries VIII.2: Books by Samuel Beckett in English

Some of these books, many of which are Evergreen-Grove paperbacks, are very heavily annotated; Kennedy appears to have purchased second copies of several of them in order to take an additional set of marginal notes.


Box 26 Collected Poems in English and French. London: John Calder, 1977.


Box 26 Company. New York: Grove, 1980.


Box 26 Disjecta: Miscellaneous Writings and a Dramatic Fragment. Ed. Ruby Cohn. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1984.


Box 26 Dream of Fair to Middling Women. Ed. Eoin O'Brien and Edith Fournier. Dublin: Black Cat, 1992.


Box 26 Endgame. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1958.


Box 26 Ends and Odds: Plays and Sketches. London: Faber and Faber, 1977.


Box 26 From an Abandoned Work. London: Faber and Faber, 1958.


Box 26 Happy Days. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1961. Two copies.


Box 26 How It Is. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1964.


Box 26 Ill Seen Ill Said. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1981.


Box 26 Krapp's Last Tape. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1960. Two copies.


Box 26 The Lost Ones. New York: Grove, 1972.


Box 26 Malone Dies. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1956. Two copies.


Box 26 Mercier and Camier. New York: Grove, 1974.


Box 26 Molloy. New York: Grove, 1955.


Box 26 Molloy. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1955.


Box 26 More Pricks than Kicks. London: Calder and Boyars, 1970.


Box 26 More Pricks than Kicks. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1972.


Box 26 Murphy. New York: Grove, 1957.


Box 26 Murphy. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1957.


Box 26 No's Knife: Collected Shorter Prose 1945-1966. London: Calder and Boyars, 1967.


Box 26 Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress. CT: New Directions.


Box 26 Play. London: Faber and Faber, 1968.


Box 26 Poems in English. New York: Grove, 1963.


Box 26 Proust. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1978. Two copies.


Box 26 Rockaby and Other Short Pieces. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1981.


Box 26 Stories and Texts for Nothing. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1968.


Box 26 That Time. London: Faber and Faber, 1976.


Box 26 Three Novels by Samuel Beckett: Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable. New York: Evergreen-Grove Black Cat, 1965.


Box 26 The Unnamable. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1958. Two copies.


Box 26 Waiting for Godot. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1954. Two copies.


Box 26 Watt. New York: Grove and John Calder Ltd.: London, 1959. Two copies.


Box 26 Worstward Ho. New York: Grove, 1983.


Box 26 Beckett, Samuel, et. al. Signature Anthology. London: Calder and Boyars, 1975.


Subseries VIII.3: Books about Samuel Beckett

These are largely scholarly books, many of them classics in the now-enormous field of Beckett studies. Many are paperbacks.



Box 27 Admussen, Richard L. The Samuel Beckett Manuscripts: A Study. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1979.


Box 27 Alvarez, A. Samuel Beckett. New York: Viking, 1973.


Box 27 Bair, Deirdre. Samuel Beckett. New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978.


Box 27 Brater, Enoch, ed. Beckett at 80: Beckett in Context. Oxford and New York: Oxford UP, 1986.


Box 27 Busi, Frederick. The Transformations of Godot. Lexington, KY: Kentucky UP, 1980.


Box 27 Cohn, Ruby, ed. Casebook on Waiting for Godot. New York: Grove, 1967.


Box 27 Cohn, Ruby, ed. Samuel Beckett: A Collection of Criticism. New York: McGraw-Hall, 1975.


Box 27 Cohn, Ruby. Samuel Beckett: The Comic Gamut. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 1962.


Box 27 Esslin, Martin. Mediations: Essays on Brecht, Beckett and the Media. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1982.


Box 27 Esslin, Martin. Samuel Beckett: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1965.


Box 27 Fletcher, John and John Spurling. Beckett: A Study of His Plays. New York: Hill and Wang, 1972.


Box 27 Fletcher, John. The Novels of Samuel Beckett. London: Chatto and Windus, 1964.


Box 27 Fletcher, John. Samuel Beckett's Art. London: Chatto and Windus, 1967.


Box 27 Gontarski, S.E. The Intent of Undoing in Sanuel Beckett's Texts. Bloomington, IN: Indiana UP, 1985.


Box 27 Gontarski, S.E., ed. On Beckett: Essays and Criticism. New York: Grove, 1986.


Box 27 Graver, Lawrence and Raymond Federman. Samuel Beckett: The Critical Heritage. London, Henley and Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1979.


Box 27 Hamilton, Kenneth and Alice Hamilton. Condemned to Life: The World of Samuel Beckett. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdman's, 1976.


Box 27 Harvey, Lawrence. Samuel Beckett: Poet and Critic. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1970.


Box 27 Karl, Frederick R. A Reader's Guide to the Contemporary English Novel. Revised ed. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1972.


Box 27 Kenner, Hugh. A Reader's Guide to Samuel Beckett. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973.


Box 27 Kenner, Hugh. Samuel Beckett: A Critical Study. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1961.


Box 27 Kern, Edith. Kierkegaard, Sartre, Beckett. New Haven and London: Yale UP, 1970.


Box 27 Knowlson, James. Light and Darkness in the Theatre of Samuel Beckett. London: Turret, 1972.


Box 27 Knowlson, James. Samuel Beckett: An Exhibition. London: Turret, 1971.


Box 27 Kumar, Shiv K. Bergson and the Stream of Consciousness Novel. New York: NYU Press, 1963.


Box 27 Janvier, Ludovic. Pour Samuel Beckett. Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1966.


Box 27 Juliet, Charles. Rencontres avec Bram van Velde. Paris: Fata Morgana, 1978.


Box 27 Mayoux, Jean-Jacques. Samuel Beckett. Essex: Longman, 1974.


Box 27 McMillan, Dougald. Transition 1927-38: The History of a Literary Era. New York: George Braziller, 1976.


Box 27 O'Hara, J.D. Twentieth Century Interpretations of Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1970.


Box 27 Perloff, Marjorie. The Poetics of Indeterminacy: Rimbaud to Cage. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1980.


Box 27 Pilling, John. Samuel Beckett. London, Henley and Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1976.


Box 27 Rabinovitz, Rubin. The Development of Samuel Beckett's Fiction. Urbana and Chicago: Illinois UP, 1983.


Box 27 Reid, Alec. All I Can Manage, More than I Could: An Approach to the Plays of Samuel Beckett. Revised ed. New York: Evergreen-Grove, 1971.


Box 27 Scott, Nathan A. Samuel Beckett. New York: Hillary House, 1965.


Box 27 Smith, Joseph H., ed. The World of Samuel Beckett. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins UP, 1991.


Box 27 Tindall, William York. Samuel Beckett. Columbia Essays on Modern Writers, no. 4. New York: Columbia UP, 1964.


Subseries VIII.4: Books about James Joyce

This small subseries features scholarly and trade books about Beckett's friend and mentor, James Joyce.



Box 28 Budgen, Frank. James Joyce and the Makings of Ulysses. Bloomington and London: Indiana UP, 1967.


Box 28 Gilbert, Stuart. James Joyce's Ulysses. 1930. Middlesex: Penguin, 1969.


Box 28 Potts, Willard, ed. Portraits of the Artist in Exile: Recollections of James Joyce by Europeans. San Diego, New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986.


Box 28 Power, Arthur. Conversations with James Joyce. Ed. Clive Hart. Chicago: Chicago UP, 1974.


Box 28 Reynolds, Mary T. Joyce and Dante: The Shaping Imagination. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1981.


Subseries VIII.5: Translation of Books by Dante

As with the Beckett books in English, Kennedy seems to have purchased second copies of crucial Dante translations so as to add further marginalia. Featured here are several now-standard English translations of Dante's writings; most are paperbacks, though also included are a 1904 hardcover edition of D.G. Rossetti's translation of theVita Nuovaand a 1932 hardcover copy of The Modern Library's Carlyle-Wicksteed translation of theCommedia.Translations are alphabetized by title and then by translator.



Box 29 Alighieri, Dante. The Divine Comedy. Trans. John Aitken Carlyle, Thomas Okey and Philip H. Wicksteed. New York: Modern Library-Random House, 1932.


Inferno.


Box 29 Trans. Allen Mandelbaum. New York: Bantam, 1982.


Box 29 Trans. John D. Sinclair. Revised ed. Oxford and New York: Galaxy-Oxford UP, 1961.


Box 29 Trans. John D. Sinclair. Revised ed. Oxford and New York: Oxford UP, 1961.


Box 29 Trans. Charles S. Singleton. 2 vols. Revised ed. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1977.


Paradiso.


Box 29 Trans. Allen Mandelbaum. New York: Bantam, 1986.


Box 29 Trans. John D. Sinclair. Oxford and New York: Galaxy-Oxford UP, 1961.


Box 29 Trans. John D. Sinclair. Oxford and New York: Oxford UP, 1961.


Box 29 Trans. Charles S. Singleton. Revised ed. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1977.


Purgatorio.


Box 29 Trans. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. New York: Dolphin-Doubleday, undated.


Box 29 Trans. Allen Mandelbaum. New York: Bantam, 1984.


Box 29 Trans. John D. Sinclair. Revised ed. Oxford and New York: Galaxy-Oxford UP, 1961.


Box 29 Trans. John D. Sinclair. Revised ed. Oxford and New York: Oxford UP, 1961.


Box 29 Trans. Charles S. Singleton. Revised ed. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1977.


Box 29 Rime. Trans. Patrick S. Diehl. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1979.


Vita Nuova.


Box 29 Trans. Mark Musa. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1973.


Box 29 Dante's New Life. Trans. Dante Gabriel Rossetti. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, [1904].


Subseries VIII.6: Books about Dante or Related to Kennedy's Dante Project

Here are scholarly books in English on Dante; also included are bound volumes ofLectura Dantis.An edition of Vico (grouped by Beckett with Dante, Bruno and Joyce in his famous early essay) and the Loeb Classical Library's Virgil are also present.


Box 29 Barolini, Teodolinda. The Undivine Comedy: Detheologizing Dante. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1992.


Box 29 Bergin, Thomas G. Dante. Riverside Studies in Literature. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965.


Box 29 Ferrante, Joan M. The Political Vision of the Divine Comedy. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1984.


Box 29 Friederich, Werner P. Dante's Fame Abroad, 1350-1850. Chapel Hill: North Carolina UP, 1950.


Box 29 Gardner, Edmund. Dante and the Mystics. New York: Haskell House, 1968.


Box 29 Harrison, Robert Pogue. The Body of Beatrice. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins UP, 1988.


Box 29 Mazzotta, Giuseppe. Dante's Vision and the Circle of Knowledge. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1993.


Box 29 McDougal, Stuart Y. Dante among the Moderns. Chapel Hill and London: North Carolina UP, 1985.


Box 29 Moore, Edward. Studies in Dante. First Series: Scripture and Classical Authors in Dante 1896. New York: Greenwood, 1968.


Box 29 Moore, Edward. Studies in Dante. Third Series: Miscellaneous Essays. 1903. New York: Greenwood, 1968.


Box 29 Toynbee, Paget. Concise Dictionary of Proper Names and Notable Matters in the Works of Dante. New York: Phaeton, 1968.



Box 30 Vittorini, Dominico. The Age of Dante: A Concise History of Italian Culture in the Years of the Early Renaissance. New York: Citadel, 1964.


Box 30 Wicksteed, Philip H. Dante and Aquinas: Being the Substance of the Jowett Lectures of 1911. New York: Haskell House, 1971.


Box 30 Lectura Dantis 6 (Spring 1990).


Box 30 Lectura Dantis 6 Supplement: Dante's Divine Comedy: Introductory Readings: I: Inferno (Spring 1990).


Box 30 Lectura Dantis 7 (Fall 1990).


Box 30 Lectura Dantis 8 (Spring 1991).


Box 30 Lectura Dantis 9 (Fall 1991).


Box 30 Lectura Dantis 10 (Spring 1992).


Box 30 Lectura Dantis 11 (Fall 1992).


Box 30 Lectura Dantis 12 Supplement: Dante's Divine Comedy: Introductory Readings II: Purgatorio (Spring 1993).


Box 30 Lectura Dantis 12 (Spring 1993).


Box 30 Lectura Dantis 13 (Fall 1993)


Box 30 Lectura Dantis 16-17: Dante's Divine Comedy: Introductory Readings III: Paradiso (Spring-Fall 1995).


Box 30 Vico, Giambattista. On the Study Methods of Our Time. Trans. Elio Gianturco. Indianapolis and New York: Library of Liberal Arts-Bobbs-Merrill, 1965.


Box 30 Virgil. The Aeneid. Trans. Rolfe Humphries. New York: Scribner, 1951.


Box 30 Virgil. Eclogues, Georgics Aeneid 1-6. Trans. H.R. Fairclough. 1938. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1986.


Box 30 Virgil. Aeneid 7-12, The Minor Poems. Trans. H.R. Fairclough. 1934. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1986.


Subseries VIII.7: Other Books

This small subseries primarily contains books on ancient Greek and medieval Christian philosophy and literature.


Box 30 The Letters of Abelard and Heloise. Trans. Betty Radice. New York: Penguin, 1974.


Box 30 Aristotle. Ethics. Trans. D.P. Chase. 1911. New York: E.P Dutton and London: J.M. Dent, 1937.


Box 30 Arpino, Giovanni. La suora giovane. Torino: Einaudi, 1959.


Box 30 Auerbach, Erich. Mimesis. Anchor-Doubleday, undated. Damaged.


Box 30 St. Augustine. The City of God. Trans. Marcus Dods. New York: Modern Library-Random House, 1950.


Box 30 St. Augustine. Confessions. Trans. John Pilkington. New York: Liveright, 1943.


Box 30 Boethius. The Consolation of Philosophy. Trans. V.E. Watts. New York: Penguin, 1969.


Box 30 Boethius. Tractates, De Consolatione Philosophiae. Trans. H.Stewart, E.K. Rand, and S.J. Tester. Cambridge MA: Loeb Classical Library-Harvard UP and London: William Heinemann, 1973.


Box 30 Aquinas, St. Thomas. The Philosophy of Saint Thomas Aquinas. Trans. Etienne Gilson and Rev. G.A Erlington. Cambridge: W. Heffer and Sons and St. Louis: B. Herder, 1924.


Box 30 Jonas, Hans. The Gnostic Religion. Second ed. Boston: Beacon, 1958.


Box 30 Kirk, G.S. and J.E. Raven. The Presocratic Philosophers. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1966.


Box 30 Levin, Richard. The Question of Socrates. New York and Burlingame: Harcourt-Brace, 1961.


Box 30 De Lorris, Guillaume and Jean de Meur. The Romance of the Rose. Trans. Harry W. Robbins. New York: Meridian-Penguin, 1962.


Box 30 Nilsson, Martin P. A History of Greek Religion. Second ed. New York: W.W. Norton, 1964.


Box 30 West, Rebecca J. Eugenio Montale: Poet on the Edge. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard UP, 1981.