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Document ReferenceLa Ref 4
TitlePhotocopy of carbon typescript letter from H.E. Herlitschka, Wiedner Guertel 6, Vienna IV to D.H. Lawrence; 9 Dec. 1929.
Date9 December 1929
Extent3 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionReplies to his letter at length, explaining the difficulties experienced by Mr Tal in his attempts to acquire the German rights to 'Lady Chatterley's Lover', which has involved him with a Prince Loewenstein-Wertheim of London and with Curtis Brown; gives his opinion of their attitude and the negotiations over royalties; asks him to give instructions to Curtis Brown to accept Tal's offer; in conclusion offers to submit his translation of 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' for his approval and also to translate 'The Plumed Serpent'; asks if he could ascertain if K [Kippenberg] of Insel-Verlag definitely does not intend to publish 'Aarons Rod', 'The White Peacock' and the 'Lost Girl'; if this is so, wants him to instruct Curtis Brown to arrange for Mr Tal to be offered them immediately; carbon copy unsigned.
LanguageEnglish
Termpublications, novels, D.H. Lawrence 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' (German)
publications, novels, D.H. Lawrence 'Plumed Serpent' (German)
Publication NoteK. Sagar and James T. Boulton, eds. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993) vol VII, n 1 and 2, p 596, n 1 p 597

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA75249E.P. Tal, publishers of Vienna, Austria
NA74816Curtis Brown Limited; literary agents
NA75253Kippenberg; Anton (1874-1950); Dr; head of Insel-Verlag publishers Leipzig1874-1950
NA75251Brown; Albert Curtis (1866-1945); -; literary agent1866-1945
NA5431Herlitschka; Herberth Egon (1893-1970); professional translator1893-1970
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
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