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Fonds F0132 - Stan Dragland fonds.

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CA ACU SPC F0132

Title

Stan Dragland fonds.

Date(s)

  • 1954-2004 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

29.32 m of textual records and other material.

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Name of creator

(1942-)

Biographical history

Stanley Louis Dragland, literary critic, editor, novelist, poet (b Calgary, AB 2 Dec 1942). Born and raised in Calgary, Stan Dragland studied at the University of Alberta, where he received a BA and MA. He earned a PhD from Queen's University in 1970. He has taught at the University of Alberta, The Grammar School, Sudbury, Suffolk (England), the University of Western Ontario and the Banff Centre Writing Studio. While a professor at the University of Western Ontario, Stan Dragland published a number of revealing critical studies that explore how the racial politics of Duncan Campbell SCOTT'S sympathetic "Indian poetry" relate to Scott's role as the deputy superintendent of the Department of Indian Affairs. Retired to St. John's, Nfld. in 1999, Stan Dragland's extensive work creating, publishing, critiquing and teaching Canadian writing has made him an influential figure in Canadian letters.

Archival history

Donated by Stan Dragland in 1999 and 2005.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of correspondence; journals and scrapbooks; manuscripts of early work, prose, fiction, short stories, poetry, stage play, articles, book reviews, essays, lectures, readings and reports; published works; material relating to S. Dragland's education, teaching and other professional activities; material relating to editorial work, particularly for Brick Books; works on S. Dragland; photographs; miscellaneous; works by others; and published materials (newsletters and book catalogues).

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Fonds is arranged into the following series:

  • Correspondence
  • Works by - Major Works
  • Works by - Other Works
  • Duncan Campbell Scott
  • Works About
  • Awards and Grants
  • Adjudication
  • Works, Conferences and Retreats
  • Personal
  • Tramore Theatre Group
  • Academic program review
  • Brick Books
  • Editing and publishing: works by others
  • Journals and Notebooks
  • Graphic material and ephemera

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Text in English.

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Further accruals expected.

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3211111

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