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At the edge of the woods : short story : review

Review of short story anthology The story so far, edited by George Bowering, which includes At the edge of the woods. Detached from Maclean's, v. 86, no. 3, March 1973. Includes references to the following: At the edge of the woods.

Bowering, George.

  • Correspondence (n.d., 1968 September 11 - 1976 January 11), between G. Bowering and Alden Nowlan.
  • Correspondence relating to a request for permission to publish a short story in an anthology, and discussing Canadian publishers, current writing by A. Nowlan and G. Bowering, Nicholas Catanoy's translations of Romanian poems, sports and various other topics. Includes several poems by G. Bowering. Includes references to the following: At the edge of the woods; Miracle at Indian River : short story collection; Rumours of war; There was an old woman from Wexford : short story/novel chapter; Under the ice; The mysterious naked man : poetry collection; Kevin and Stephanie; The pilgrim's tale.

Catanoy, Nicholas.

  • Correspondence (n.d., 1969(?) - 1982 August 17), between N. and Marie-Claude Catanoy and Alden and Claudine Nowlan.
  • Correspondence relating news about writing, travels and various other topics. Letters dated 1969-1970 relate chiefly to the anthology Modern Romanian poetry, edited by N. Catanoy, and for which A. Nowlan helped contact Canadian poets willing to write English versions of the translated poems. Item 2 is a draft of the letter sent by A. Nowlan to Canadian poets regarding the translations and includes a list of recipients of the letter. Includes references to the following: Between tears and laughter; Psalm (I search for you...); Folk song; Hide and seek (My small and precious ones...); Various persons named Kevin O'Brien; The guide; Frankenstein : the man who became god; Shaped by this land; The dollar woman : stage play; The incredible murder of Cardinal Tosca : stage play.

Nowlan, Claudine.

  • Letters of condolence, telegrams and sympathy cards (n.d., 1983 June 27 - 1984 January 7), from friends to C. and John A. Nowlan.
  • Sympathy cards and letters of condolence paying tribute to Alden Nowlan sent to the Nowlan family following A. Nowlan's death in June 1983. Cards acknowledging contributions to charitable societies made in A. Nowlan's memory precede cards and letters in each file. Items arranged alphabetically by correspondent. Includes references to the following: Alden Nowlan reports; For Claudine because I love her; The mysterious naked man : poetry collection; The rose and the puritan : poetry collection; I might not tell everybody this; Great things have happened; How beautiful art thy feet with shoes; He sits down on the floor of a school for the retarded; Miracle at Indian River : short story collection; Legacy; Alden Nowlan's notebook.

For George Bowering : poem

Typescript rough draft fragments with title Non-poem for George Bowering; typescript rough and good drafts; and typescript (carbon copy) clean copy with A. Nowlan's signed holograph annotation of date. Item 3 includes carbon copy. Includes references to the following: For George Bowering.