File FL0018 - Alden Nowlan's Maritimes : poems and short story : script for the radio broadcast and sound recording

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CA ACU SPC F0008-S0004-FL0018


Alden Nowlan's Maritimes : poems and short story : script for the radio broadcast and sound recording


  • 1971 (Creation)

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1 item : 47 pages on 44 leaves.

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Typescript with holograph revisions, holograph and typescript (photocopy). Script for radio broadcast and sound recording Alden Nowlan's Maritimes. Includes introduction to the short story (with A. Nowlan's holograph note of enclosure to Robert Weaver), introduction to the work, text of prose introductions to each poem or series of poems and photocopies of all poems submitted by A. Nowlan for the project. Poems actually recorded precede in file those not used. Manuscript of short story The gun fighter, which follows poetry on the recording, is not included with script. Repository photocopies of A. Nowlan's letter to Robert Weaver submitting script and of information on the recording jacket are included in file. Alden Nowlan's Maritimes produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in its Halifax and Fredericton studios and broadcast on CBC Radio's Anthology in September 1971. Sound recording released in 1972. Poems were read by A. Nowlan, the short story by Bruce Armstrong. Includes references to the following: And he wept aloud, so that the Egyptians heard it; Blueberries, strawberries, wintergreen; The fresh-ploughed hill; The cinnamon bears; Verbal transcription; Small town small talk; Charlie; Aunt Jane; Husband and wife; Daughter of Zion; The last leper in Canada; In memoriam : Claude Orser (1894-1968); Ancestral memories evoked by attending the opening of The Playhouse in Fredericton, New Brunswick; Saint John River; Looking for Nancy; July 15; For Jean Vincent d'Abbadie, Baron St.-Castin; The people who are gone; On the nature of human compassion; The mysterious naked man : poem; Ypres : 1915; Chance encounter; I, Icarus; First impressions; Britain Street; Broad Street; Apology; Down shore; Summer; Poem (It's summer yet, but still the cold); A night hawk fell with a sound like a shudder; Patricia Grey; First lesson in theology; A poem about miracles; Day's end; A dog barking at night; The gunfighter; Alden Nowlan's Maritimes.

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