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The Resource The ivory thought : essays on Al Purdy, edited by Gerald Lynch, Shoshannah Ganz, and Josephene T.M. Kealey

The ivory thought : essays on Al Purdy, edited by Gerald Lynch, Shoshannah Ganz, and Josephene T.M. Kealey

Label
The ivory thought : essays on Al Purdy
Title
The ivory thought
Title remainder
essays on Al Purdy
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gerald Lynch, Shoshannah Ganz, and Josephene T.M. Kealey
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
If one poet can be said to be the Canadian poet, that poet is Al Purdy (1918-2000). Numerous eminent scholars and writers have attested to this pre-eminent status. George Bowering described him as "the world's most Canadian poet" (1970), while Sam Solecki titled his book-length study of Purdy The Last Canadian Poet (1999). In The Ivory Thought: Essays on Al Purdy, a group of seventeen scholars, critics, writers, and educators appraise and reappraise Purdy's contribution to English literature. They explore Purdy's continuing significance to contemporary writers; the life he dedicated to literat
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
C811/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.P8
LC item number
Z69 2008
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1976-
  • 1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lynch, Gerald
  • Ganz, Shoshannah
  • Kealey, Josephene T. M.
Series statement
Reappraisals, Canadian writers,
Series volume
32
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Purdy, Al
  • Purdy, Al
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
Label
The ivory thought : essays on Al Purdy, edited by Gerald Lynch, Shoshannah Ganz, and Josephene T.M. Kealey
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reference Key; Introduction; Ingredients for Certain Poems by Al Purdy; Materials for a Biography of Al Purdy; Unremembered and Learning Much: LAC Alfred W. Purdy; Al Purdy: Ivory Thots and the Last Romantic; Purdy among the Tombs; Beyond Forgetting: Editing Purdy] Purdy Editing; 'I couldn't write it like that anyway': Al Purdy's Hiroshima Poems; Purdy's Ruins: In Search of Owen Roblin, Literary Power, and the Poetics of the Picturesque; Arctic Al: Purdy's Humanist Vision of the North; Good People; 'Living in a Land of Giants': Locating and Sustaining Boyhood
Control code
607764835
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (265 pages).
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780776617572
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1ckkstm
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607764835
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The ivory thought : essays on Al Purdy, edited by Gerald Lynch, Shoshannah Ganz, and Josephene T.M. Kealey
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reference Key; Introduction; Ingredients for Certain Poems by Al Purdy; Materials for a Biography of Al Purdy; Unremembered and Learning Much: LAC Alfred W. Purdy; Al Purdy: Ivory Thots and the Last Romantic; Purdy among the Tombs; Beyond Forgetting: Editing Purdy] Purdy Editing; 'I couldn't write it like that anyway': Al Purdy's Hiroshima Poems; Purdy's Ruins: In Search of Owen Roblin, Literary Power, and the Poetics of the Picturesque; Arctic Al: Purdy's Humanist Vision of the North; Good People; 'Living in a Land of Giants': Locating and Sustaining Boyhood
Control code
607764835
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (265 pages).
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780776617572
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1ckkstm
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607764835
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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