File FL0298 - I'm a stranger here myself : poetry collection : printer's copy(?)

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CA ACU SPC F0008-S0004-FL0298


I'm a stranger here myself : poetry collection : printer's copy(?)


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1 item : 91 pages

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Typescript and typescript (carbon copy) with holograph corrections. Introductory pages missing. Manuscript received in package sent from Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, publisher of the collection, and not identified by A. Nowlan. Probably the printer's copy. Pagination in upper left corner corresponds to arrangement in preceding file, MsC 40.55.3; pagination lower on page corresponds to the published work. With exception of two poems, arrangement is as in the published work. Includes references to the following: At a distance he observes an unknown girl picking flowers; I'm a stranger here myself; Like Ray Milland; Love poem for a stranger; Seeing and believing; On being the subject of a documentary; Deuces wild; Night flight to Montreal; We were younger then; The old gentleman; The little flower girl; Vertigo; The social worker's poem; Various transformations; Stars; The palomino stallion; On being temporarily blind; Dear Leo; Four o'clock in the morning; Siege; He addresses himself to one of the young men he once was; Marriage; In memory of Sandra, although alive; Sicknesses impervious to words; He continues to try to avoid being caught; Unfinished poem; In the night; Tenth wedding anniversary; Argument; It begins quietly; Act two; On names and misnomers; Postscript; Small compensation; The Chianti drinker's poem; He perceives that his son is becoming a man; Parlour game(s); Poem for Barbara and Lindsay's wedding; A night for hot punch; Endings; Cold comfort; The enormous radio; Nostalgia; Acceptance and rejection; Out of the mouths; In the shopping centre; Body and soul; The process of progressive revelation; The fish with a coin in its mouth; In the newsroom; In the Officers' Mess; Murderers; At Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park; A pinch or two of dust; Vancouver poem; First evening with Peter Pacey; Their first meeting; Incident observed while picking up the mail; The terrible choice; Answer to a small child's question; Hey!; The rites of manhood; An unanswered letter; A true story; Scratchings (Reflect before doing...); A good thing happened today; The Jelly Bean Man; Fire!; A note on the public transportation system; The broadcaster's poem; Witness to murder; The great electronic window; Hands (Watching another's hands...); The fire is not quenched; The Magic Man; The middle-aged man in the supermarket; After reading the correspondence in Penthouse magazine; Aftermath to a plane crash; The night of the party; By crate from the moon; Question period; Prison riot; In praise of the great bull walrus; Among life's pleasures; The road to the border.

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