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DH - Daniel Hahn Archive

Reference code
Level of description
Daniel Hahn Archive
Quantity & Format
28 boxes Mixed
32 Books
Translation, Literary
Children's books -- Translations into English
Hahn, Daniel, 1973-
Administrative/Biographical history
Daniel Hahn OBE, who translates from Portuguese, Spanish and French to English, has worked on texts by José Eduardo Agualusa, José Luís Peixoto, Philippe Claudel, María Dueñas, José Saramago, Eduardo Halfon, Gonçalo M. Tavares, Stella Dreis and many others. Hahn has also written a number of his own books, including Catching Fire, which is about translation. He regularly teaches at the British Centre for Literary Translation's (BCLT’s) summer school at UEA.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Selected material from Daniel Hahn's Archive was deposited on loan (storehouse model) in the British Archive for Contemporary Writing on 17 January 2023.
Scope and content
This archive includes drafts of translations, correspondence with authors and publishers, final versions of publications, and more. They represent around 30% of Daniel Hahn's translations.

The collection is organised into 7 series:

DH/1 Works by José Eduardo Agualusa
DH/2 Translations with commentaries, diaries, etc.
DH/3 Children's books
DH/4 Co-translations
DH/5 Portuguese range
DH/6 Books
DH/7 Printed ephemera

In addition, there is a separate digital component to the collection which is undergoing processing and will be released at a later date. Each of series 1-5 has corresponding digital records.
Conditions governing access
The collection is currently closed for cataloguing.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright is owned by DH or third parties. It does not belong to UEA. All rights are reserved.

Copying of material is prohibited without permission of the copyright owner. Under UK copyright law, a small amount of copying, under fair dealing, is permitted for private research on completion of a copyright declaration form. The amount of copying must be checked by Archives staff. It is not permitted to publish or share this material without permission of the copyright holder.
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