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"Good sir", said Sancho Panza, "Take my advice and do not die" : short story

Typescript with holograph revisions and typescript (carbon copy) with holograph revisions. Incomplete draft titled It and complete draft titled "Good sir", said Sancho Panza, "Take my advice and do not die". Includes second carbon copy and two photocopies of item 2. According to A. Nowlan, this short story is an extended version of an earlier story Humbly, for Fyodor. This version commissioned by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for radio broadcast on Anthology. Broadcast January 27, 1973. (See CBC contract MsC 40.5.23.6 for details of commission.) Story also published with variant title Walking on the ceiling in the collection Will ye let the mummers in? Includes references to the following: It; "Good sir", said Sancho Panza, "Take my advice and do not die"; Good sir, take my advice and do not die; Humbly, for Fyodor; I say, good sir, don't die; Walking on the ceiling.

"Good sir", said Sancho Panza, "Take my advice and do not die" : short story : fragments

Typescript with holograph revisions. Rough draft fragments. According to A. Nowlan, file contains "Worksheets of short story entitled 'Take My Advice and Do Not Die', which is an extended version of an earlier story entitled 'Humbly, For Fyodor'. The earlier version was published in Prism magazine. This version was broadcast on CBC radio." Verso of MsC 40.43.49.f6 contains letter fragment relating to Flat Earth Society. Includes references to the following: Humbly, for Fyodor; "Good sir", said Sancho Panza, "Take my advice and do not die"; Walking on the ceiling; Good sir, take my advice and do not die; It.

"The books I enjoyed the most in 1972..." : article

Typescript rough draft fragment; and typescript (carbon copy) clean copy. Article published in the Financial Post, December 9, 1972. Items untitled and undated; assigned date based on date of publication. Includes references to the following: "The books I enjoyed the most in 1972...".

"Why so sad, my dear?" said Queen Anne : poem

  • CA ACU SPC F0008-S0004-FL0678
  • File
  • [1980 October 21 - 1980 October 22]
  • Part of Alden Nowlan fonds.

Typescript and typescript (carbon copy). Rough draft fragments, rough draft and clean copies of two versions of poem. Items 3 and 5 include second carbon copies and contain A. Nowlan's signed holograph annotation of date. Includes references to the following: "Why so sad, my dear?" said Queen Anne.

1914-1918 : poem

  • CA ACU SPC F0008-S0004-FL0003
  • File
  • [1982 September 1 - 1982 November 17]
  • Part of Alden Nowlan fonds.

Typescript rough draft fragments, some with holograph revisions; typescript (carbon copy) clean copy with A. Nowlan's signed holograph annotation of date; and Saturday Night galley with holograph (photocopy) annotation querying a word in the text. Item 3 includes repository photocopy of letter from Saturday Night enclosing the galley. 1914-1918 published in Saturday Night, v. 98, no. 2, February 1983. Includes references to the following: 1914-1918.

1914-1918.

In Saturday Night, v. 98, no. 2, February 1983, p. 76. Includes references to the following: 1914-1918.

4th Estate.

  • Correspondence (1973 March 28 - 1976 May 5), between representatives of the 4th Estate, chiefly Donald Cameron, and Alden Nowlan.
  • Correspondence relating to an article on A. Nowlan titled The poet from Desolation Creek, written by D. Cameron and published in Saturday Night; to poetry submissions for publication in Voices Down East, the literary supplement to the 4th Estate; and to the Flat Earth Society. Verso of one item contains script fragment from The dollar woman. Includes references to the following: Various persons named Kevin O'Brien; The dollar woman : stage play; He is entertained by the chairman of the department; The games of spring; Not fingers or wool; In the blood; Interview.
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