ΑΡΧΕΙΟ ΒΑΣΙΛΗ ΒΑΣΙΛΙΚΟΥ
VASSILIS VASSILIKOS PAPERS
Born in Kavala in 1934, novelist Vassilis Vassilikos gained international fame when his novel “Z” became a successful film in 1969, directed by Costas Gavras. “Z” was also translated in 32 languages. Vasilikos has written more than 90 books (novels, short, stories, theater) and also served as Greece’s Ambassador in UNESCO (1996-2004). His early papers have been deposited at the Mugar Library of Boston University.
Collection Number: GR GL VV 108
Name(s) of Creator(s): Vassilis Vassilikos
Title: Vassilis Vassilikos Papers
Language(s): Greek, English, French, Italian
Summary: The collection contains correspondence (incoming letters from important figures, such as Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Hatzidakis, Marguerite Duras, Mario Vitti, James Merrill, and others and copies of outgoing correspondence); manuscripts and proofs with corrections by the author; translations; newspaper clippings about the work and life of the author; personal photographs; and audio-visual material.
Quantity: ca. 41 linear meters
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Vassilis Vassilikos and Alexandra Vovolini, 2012; and Vassilis Vassilikos 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Information about Access: The collection is being processed; not available for research yet.
Cite as: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Gennadius Library Archives, Vassilis Vassilikos Papers (Αμερικανική Σχολή Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Αθήνα, Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη, Αρχείο Βασίλη Βασιλικού).
Notes: The collection has been processed by Eleftheria Daleziou
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