Papers of Jean Young

 Dr Jean Young was successively Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader in English at the University of Reading from 1932 until her retirement in 1968. Her specialisation was in Icelandic literature.

This collection of her papers includes a typescript copy of her translation of Snorri Sturlson, typescript and manuscript copies of her poems, some of which were published in 1983 as The well of joy, and correspondence, much of it written by Dr Young during her travels in Scandinavia and the rest of Europe.

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  • The collection is not yet catalogued
  • Manuscript number MS 105
literature, University of Reading correspondence, personal papers young jean

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