File FL0017 - Correspondence relating to anthology 80 : best Canadian stories between co-editors, J. Metcalf and Clark Blaise, and authors and periodical editors.

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CA ACU SPC F0018-S0012-FL0017

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Correspondence relating to anthology 80 : best Canadian stories between co-editors, J. Metcalf and Clark Blaise, and authors and periodical editors.

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  • [197-], 1978 December 31 - 1980 January 19 (Creation)

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90 items (111 p. on 109 leaves)

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  • File consists of letters from authors submitting short stories for publication consideration in anthology; letters from J. Metcalf informing authors that stories are being considered or have been accepted for publication; and letters relating to subscriptions to periodicals publishing short fiction, and requesting permission to publish in anthology stories originally published in periodicals. Some letters contain J. Metcalf's holograph annotations relating to stories submitted. Bio-bibliographical material enclosed by some authors. Includes manuscript of Martin Avery's short story Glory tour or Norman Bethune's hometown, published in anthology as Chinese gold. Manuscript contains Clark Blaise's holograph annotation "John - another Martin Avery story" and J. Metcalf's holograph annotation "First version of Martin Avery's story as submitted for Clark".
  • Typescript, signed; holograph, signed; typescript (mimeograph); typescript (carbon copy).
  • Includes references to the following: 80 : best Canadian stories; 79 : best Canadian stories; The strange aberration of Mr. Ken Smythe.
  • Anthology co-edited by J. Metcalf and Clark Blaise.

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Correspondence between J. Metcalf and Oberon Press relating to anthology in Correspondence series, Oberon Press file, MsC 24.9.10-15.

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80 : best Canadian stories published by Oberon Press, 1980.

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Oberon Press anthology series Best Canadian stories (1977-) previously titled New Canadian stories (1972-1976).

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