Fonds F02042 - A. Colin Wright fonds

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A. Colin Wright fonds

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  • 1950-2006 (Production)
    Wright, Anthony Colin

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4.55 m of textual records

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A. Colin Wright was born in Chelmsford, County of Essex, England in 1938 and became a Canadian citizen in 1971. Professor Wright was educated at Cambridge University, Pembroke College, in England, receiving a B.A. in 1961 and a M.A. in 1965. In 1986 he received a PhD, also from Cambridge, in Russian Language and Literature. Anthony Colin Wright was appointed to the faculty of Queen's University as a professor in the Department of Russian Language and Literature in 1964. Previously he was employed at the British College in Riggio Colabria in Italy, and at the Bell School of Languages in Cambridge, England. He was a Fellow of the Institute of Linguistics until 1982, and has also been active in the Canadian Association of Slavists, for which he served as President from 1975 to 1976.
A writer and speaker on Russian literature and art, A. Colin Wright's major research interest is the Russian author and playwright Mikhail Bulgakov, on whom he wrote the book Mikhail Bulgakov: Life and Interpretations (1978). In addition to this seminal work he has written numerous articles on Bulgakov and other Russian literati as well as on aspects of Russian painting. He taught several courses on the Russian language during his tenure at Queen's and was an advocate for the teaching of Russian in Secondary Schools. A. Colin Wright is also a prolific creative writer, producing several (unpublished) novels, and several (published) short stories and novella. He has written a number of plays, received awards for some of his work, and published articles on his travels abroad (see separate listing). He retired from Queen's in 1999 and continues to reside in Kingston.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, subject files, addresses, lecture notes and various other writings. The material represents his academic and creative writing courses from the year 1950 to 2006. In addition it contains his research notes and numerous offprints used for research and study. There is a very small amount of personal correspondence.

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Donated by A. Colin Wright - 1999, 2007


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  • anglais

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A. Colin Wright retains copyright on all material in this fonds.

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Description created on 2002-05-09. Last updated 18/06/2015.
Archivist(s): Kamille Parkinson, Ken Willmott, Deirdre Bryden

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  • anglais

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