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Letter from Mirra Ginsburg to Kornei Chukovskii
Letter from Mirra Ginsburg to Kornei Chukovskii
Letter from Mirra Ginsburg to Kornei Chukovskii

Dublin Core

Title

Letter from Mirra Ginsburg to Kornei Chukovskii

Subject

Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991

Description

Mirra Ginsburg in her letter of October 4, 1965, expresses her appreciation for a letter of Kornei Chukovskii, whose opinion she highly respected. Besides the discussion about her translation, Chukovskii in his letter asked Mirra to send him a photo of Isaac Singer, whom he admired. Mirra writes back that the very same morning, when she got his letter, she had breakfast with Singer, and they selected a few photos for him.

Creator

Ginsburg, Mirra
Chukovskiĭ, K. I. (Korneĭ Ivanovich), 1882-1969

Date

October 4, 1965

Language

rus

Additional Item Metadata

Provenance

Gift of Barbara Frenchi, 2002

MODS

Key Date

1965-10-04

Type of Date

ex

Place of Origin

New York

Form/Genre

correspondence

Repository Name

nnc-rb

Subrepository

Bakhmeteff Archive of Russian and East European History and Culture

Language of Cataloging

eng

Digital Origin

rd

Collection

Mirra Ginsburg Papers

Citation

Ginsburg, Mirra and Chukovskiĭ, K. I. (Korneĭ Ivanovich), 1882-1969, “Letter from Mirra Ginsburg to Kornei Chukovskii,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed June 18, 2024, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/melting-pot/item/706.

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