The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin holds the archive of novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, the recent recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature for 2017. [Read more…] about Public has access to archive of Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro
The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin holds the archive of novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, the recent recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature for 2017. [Read more…] about Students, researchers and public have access to archive of Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro
Writer J. M. Coetzee’s early poetry is almost undecipherable. That’s because it was written in computer code.
Coetzee’s global reputation rests on his literary output, for which he received a Nobel Prize in 2003. Before he embarked on a career as a scholar and writer, the South African–born writer was a computer programmer in the early years of the industry’s development (1962–1965). I believe that this experience, while short, was vital for the development of Coetzee’s writerly project. While visiting the Ransom Center on a research fellowship, I examined Coetzee’s papers, which offer tantalizing clues about his neglected “other career.” [Read more…] about The computer poetry of J. M. Coetzee’s early programming career
An interview with Celia Shaheen, Digitization Technician on the Gabriel García Márquez online archive
The story of twentieth-century political activism, persecution, and creative expression cannot be fully understood without exploring the rich materials in the PEN records at the Harry Ransom Center. [Read more…] about Writers without borders: The power of PEN
Naomi Lindstrom es profesora en el Departamento de Español y Portugués, de Artes y Cultura Judía, y subdirectora del Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies en la Universidad de Texas en Austin. También es profesora al nivel graduado de literatura comparada y administradora de la página web de Latin American Jewish Association (Asociación Judeo-Latinoamericana).