Print preview Close

Showing 18 results

Archival description
Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited
Print preview View:

Smoked glass : poetry collection : printer's copy

Typescript with holograph corrections and some copy editing. Identified by A. Nowlan as "printer's copy". Introductory pages missing; holograph pagination in upper right hand corner. Includes printer's instructions. Selection of poems identical to published text; however, arrangement varies. Includes references to the following: Midnight caller(s); Smoked glass; The kookaburra's song; Here lies; A certain kind of holy men; Campobello Island Cemetery; Mr. DeLacey and his guest; A royal visit; Curious encounters; Fanfare; The second show; In less time than it takes to tell it; The magician and his wife; The departure; The boil; Autobiographical note; The Glace Bay cabbies; Under surveillance; In the blood; Not fingers or wool; The visitor; Land and sea; A very common prescription; The red wool shirt; Ex-Sergeant Whalen tells this story; He is entertained by the chairman of the department; Election song; It's good to be here; In the garden; Our exalted brother; On the barrens; Cousin Wilfrid's DT blues; Change of address; Doubling back; The carpenter's misfortunes; Full circle : poem; Knowledge and power; Junkets; On being detested by a friend; He'd lived there all his life; Upon this rock; The Commonwealth Games open; One night stand : poem; Until then it had been such an ordinary day; RCMP raid Cape Breton cockfight; There was a time when children died; Big Alex; Living in a mad house; Doctor Johnson's unfounded fear; Tower Green; From the memoirs of Tom Long; If I could be certain, God; The Green Avenger; The apology; The unhappy people; The end, plus twenty-four hours; Back to earth; The drover; What colour is Manitoba?; The rules of the game; Peace of mind; The Plymouth Valiant song; Telephone poem.

Bread, wine and salt : poetry collection : galley proofs

Galley proofs from Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited with A. Nowlan's holograph corrections as well as holograph annotations of date or place poems were written on first six pages. Bread, wine and salt first published by Clarke, Irwin in 1967. Includes references to the following: I, Icarus; Bread, wine and salt; Suppose this moment some stupendous question; Long, long ago; Sailors; And he wept aloud, so that the Egyptians heard it; Small town small talk; Foye Buckner of Hainesville, New Brunswick, recalls his service with the Connaught Light Infantry, 1914-1918; The cinnamon bears; Daughter of Zion; Husband and wife; Purest of gifts; Midnight of the first snow; First impressions; Britain Street; Secret life; Broad Street; For Jean Vincent d'Abbadie, Baron St.-Castin; A picnic in Times Square; O; In those old wars; In our time; Report from Ottawa; The nation's capital; Verbal transcription; A view from the bridge; The fresh-ploughed hill; Sleeping out; The spy; The changeling; Temptation; Manuscript found in a bottle; Footsteps in the dark; The knock; Remembrance of things past (Nobody talks fast enough...); The dark companions; The sleepwalker; July 15; Revelation; On hearing of the death of Dr. William Carlos Williams; A mug's game; The hollow men; A treaty to be signed with guests; Ancestral memories evoked by attending the opening of The Playhouse in Fredericton, New Brunswick; Every man owes God a death; A dog barking at night; Full moon; The masks of love; The knife; The sceptic; The word; Day's end; Down shore; For Carol; The loneliness of the long-distance runner; The last waltz; A boy in a red loin cloth; The wickedness of Peter Shannon; Rivalry; In the operating room; Suddenly, a stranger; Escape from Eden; Morning of the third operation.

I might not tell everybody this : poetry collection : page proofs

Page proofs (photocopy) with printer's instructions and holograph corrections. I might not tell everybody this published by Clarke, Irwin and Company Limited (Toronto, 1982). Includes references to the following: At the head table; I might not tell everybody this; My beard, once Lionheart red; What happened when he went to the store for bread; Word from the losers; Small craft warnings; Chopping onion(s); The gospel according to St. Thomas; "Why so sad, my dear?" said Queen Anne; His day in court; A pair of pruning shears; And now the good news; The seasick sailor, and others; Ghost stories; A night in 1938, and the night after; We found him kneeling; Sister Williamina in the Valley of the Nashwaak; The King of the Wood(s); He; There is a horrible wing to the hotel; He visits the shrine of a saint; Vampires; Star light, star bright; He runs into an old acquaintance; The war lost; Moonscape; Friends and lovers; The secretive fishermen; Hospital parking lot; A white book lies open; Déjà rêvé; Only when my heart freezes; Legacy; The comedians; When a man loves his son's bride; I'm simply walking; A momentary glimpse; The practice of mercy; Heard the voices again last night; A small prayer; On the burning of witches; A drive in the country; Subway psalm; The weekend god; A Jansenist with a snow shovel; He reflects upon his own stupidity; Helen's scar; On uniforms and decorations; He attempts to love his neighbours; Great things have happened; The perfectibility of man; Psalm (Running with the wind...); Working late; Guest spot; A poem for Aida Flemming; The cough; Treasures on earth : poem; How beautiful art thy feet with shoes; Just now I heard my father singing; The thief; I have a friend; The best man and the maid of honour; Funny face; Mother and son : poem; Bobby Sands; A necktie and a pair of socks; Until that night; He sits down on the floor of a school for the retarded.

Smoked glass : poetry collection : page proofs

Page proofs with A. Nowlan's holograph revisions and corrections. Introductory pages missing. Selection of poems identical to the published text; however, arrangement varies. Smoked glass published by Clarke, Irwin and Company Limited (Toronto, 1977). Includes references to the following: Midnight caller(s); Smoked glass; The kookaburra's song; Here lies; A certain kind of holy men; Campobello Island Cemetery; Mr. DeLacey and his guest; A royal visit; Curious encounters; Fanfare; The second show; In less time than it takes to tell it; The magician and his wife; The departure; The boil; Autobiographical note; The Glace Bay cabbies; Under surveillance; In the blood; Not fingers or wool; The visitor; Land and sea; A very common prescription; The red wool shirt; Ex-Sergeant Whalen tells this story; He is entertained by the chairman of the department; Election song; It's good to be here; In the garden; Our exalted brother; On the barrens; Cousin Wilfrid's DT blues; Change of address; Doubling back; The carpenter's misfortunes; Full circle : poem; Knowledge and power; Junkets; On being detested by a friend; He'd lived there all his life; Upon this rock; The Commonwealth Games open; One night stand : poem; Until then it had been such an ordinary day; RCMP raid Cape Breton cockfight; There was a time when children died; Big Alex; Living in a mad house; Doctor Johnson's unfounded fear; Tower Green; From the memoirs of Tom Long; If I could be certain, God; The Green Avenger; The apology; The unhappy people; The end, plus twenty-four hours; Back to earth; The drover; What colour is Manitoba?; The rules of the game; Peace of mind; The Plymouth Valiant song; Telephone poem.

I might not tell everybody this : poetry collection : galley proofs

Galleys (photocopy) from Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited with A. Nowlan's holograph revisions and corrections. Some copy editing and proof-reader's corrections. Includes references to the following: At the head table; I might not tell everybody this; My beard, once Lionheart red; What happened when he went to the store for bread; Word from the losers; Small craft warnings; Chopping onion(s); The gospel according to St. Thomas; "Why so sad, my dear?" said Queen Anne; His day in court; A pair of pruning shears; And now the good news; The seasick sailor, and others; Ghost stories; A night in 1938, and the night after; We found him kneeling; Sister Williamina in the Valley of the Nashwaak; The King of the Wood(s); He; There is a horrible wing to the hotel; He visits the shrine of a saint; Vampires; Star light, star bright; He runs into an old acquaintance; The war lost; Moonscape; Friends and lovers; The secretive fishermen; Hospital parking lot; A white book lies open; Déjà rêvé; Only when my heart freezes; Legacy; The comedians; When a man loves his son's bride; I'm simply walking; A momentary glimpse; The practice of mercy; Heard the voices again last night; A small prayer; On the burning of witches; A drive in the country; Subway psalm; The weekend god; A Jansenist with a snow shovel; He reflects upon his own stupidity; Helen's scar; On uniforms and decorations; He attempts to love his neighbours; Great things have happened; The perfectibility of man; Psalm (Running with the wind...); Working late; Guest spot; A poem for Aida Flemming; The cough; Treasures on earth : poem; How beautiful art thy feet with shoes; Just now I heard my father singing; The thief; I have a friend; The best man and the maid of honour; Funny face; Mother and son : poem; Bobby Sands; A necktie and a pair of socks; Until that night; He sits down on the floor of a school for the retarded.

Between tears and laughter : poetry collection : printer's copy

Typescript (carbon copy). According to A. Nowlan this manuscript is the printer's copy, and comparison of this document with arrangement of penultimate draft in preceding file, MsC 40.50.27, might be "useful as indicating how the arrangement of the poems changed in the course of preparing the book for publication". Includes references to the following: Intimates and strangers; Between tears and laughter; The moon landing; Decline and fall; The house painters; A tiger in the Dublin zoo; He grows in understanding; Reunion; Why I am not more afraid of the dark; Epistle; A little-travelled road; The married man's poem; He raids the refrigerator and reflects on parenthood; The dream of the dangerous train(s); A dream of mountains; The dream of two voices; Plea; Plot for a science fiction novel; Canadiana; Old town revisited; The three philosophers; Interview; Friends; Detroit skyline; The night editor's poem; Psalm (I search for you...); Folk song; Dead letter; Low cloud ceiling; One night in Christmas week; Why he wanted to abolish capital punishment; Sunday driver; Mistaken identity; Fair warning; Domestic allegories; The beggars of Dublin; Tolstoy; He finds himself alone in the house; Survival; The golden pyramids of the sun; The iconotrophic instant; Secular magic; He attempts to dignify a quarrel with his guests; Letter to a young friend; Satori; The waiter's smile; The inhabitants; The cloud dwellers; A North American in Europe; Canadian January night; The hand puppet's song; The traveller; Kyran's christening; Barbara's poem; Meeting; Two poems to accompany a photograph of Sylvia; Sharon, Sharon; At the airport; Playground; Anthem (We forget...); Poem for George Frederick Clarke; Johnnie's poem; Cornflowers; Walking toward the bus station; Song of the aging young man-I; Song of the aging young man-II; Adam's song; Masquerade; For Marilee; The great rejection; After seeing a watercolour by Jacintha Ferrari, then 13; Jealousy (Don't lie, you hate me...); A passing thought; Gruel and plovers' eggs; The day's first miracle; He talks about his nightmares; A dream of tears and laughter; The dream of the old man who became a boy yet remained himself; He is astonished upon opening the door; Exile; The encounter, the recognition; Written while waiting for a chest x-ray; Night fears; Last words; War games in the surgical ward; TermCancClinc; The last flight; The pilgrim's tale; Preview of Armageddon; Salt shakers for the beer; Professor Algernon Squint converses with his fellows; Professor Squint's valedictory; In the desert; Too much geography?; Religion; So said St. Augustine; On events of varying importance; Hide and seek (My small and precious ones...); Scratchings (Every great idea contains...); That year on Salisbury Street; They go off to seek their fortunes; Antecedents; For my grandchildren, as yet unborn; Hunger; A matter of etiquette; Roots; Long ago and far away; Sister Mary Cecilia; For Yukio Mishima; The factory worker's poem; He takes his leave.

Bread, wine and salt : poetry collection : printer's manuscript

Typescript, typescript (carbon copy) and holograph. Some manuscripts contain holograph corrections and printer's instructions; poems Escape from Eden, In the operating room and Morning of the third operation detached from the Canadian Forum. A. Nowlan described this item as "printer's manuscript"; manuscript returned from Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited on April 13, 1971. (See Clarke, Irwin letter, April 13, 1971, which probably originally accompanied manuscript.) Arrangement, which varies from the published work, is as received. Green page dividing manuscript appears to separate poems into those published in the collection and those submitted but not published. Includes references to the following: Daughter of Zion; The masks of love; Husband and wife; A mug's game; Midnight of the first snow; And he wept aloud, so that the Egyptians heard it; July 15; The word; Temptation; Full moon; Rivalry; Britain Street; Every man owes God a death; The sleepwalker; The loneliness of the long-distance runner; Foye Buckner of Hainesville, New Brunswick, recalls his service with the Connaught Light Infantry, 1914-1918; The sceptic; The changeling; The spy; The hollow men; Suddenly, a stranger; Manuscript found in a bottle; Escape from Eden; In the operating room; Morning of the third operation; For Jean Vincent d'Abbadie, Baron St.-Castin; The fresh-ploughed hill; Verbal transcription; The knock; The last waltz; Sailors; A view from the bridge; The nation's capital; The cinnamon bears; I, Icarus; Suppose this moment some stupendous question; Sleeping out; Small town small talk; A picnic in Times Square; A dog barking at night; O; Ancestral memories evoked by attending the opening of The Playhouse in Fredericton, New Brunswick; In those old wars; Report from Ottawa; A boy in a red loin cloth; The wickedness of Peter Shannon; Remembrance of things past (Nobody talks fast enough...); A treaty to be signed with guests; Purest of gifts; Secret life; Day's end; Down shore; In our time; Broad Street; First impressions; The knife; The dark companions; For Carol; Footsteps in the dark; At first I was afraid of lions; The critic; The old lag; Birth (It's five o'clock in the morning...); Heavy snowfall warning; The citizen king; The sea wind; The greatest show on earth; Doggerel for the asses, apes and dogs; The shaft of light; Only the wind; A psalm of Onan for harp, flute and tambourine; The sound(s) of children; Poem written while mildly drunk and staring at a Coke machine; Lost; Celebration (When we drive...); When we danced; How he lost the respect of a friend by pointing at the moon; Confession; The shriek; Blessed are they that mourn; Bliss Carman; Mother and child; The world is too much with us; The god; Jealousy (My beloved accuses...); The barmaid's daughter; Sacrament of innocence; The palomino stallion; The fat man's poem; Economics; Without her I would die; December night; Pop song; Remembering to be afraid; The last leper in Canada; The life wish; Sherbrooke, Quebec; Change of address; Mother, the snakes are like ice around my ankles; Bread, wine and salt.

Purest of gifts.

Featured on Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited 1967 Christmas card. Card signed by Sandy (Roy) MacSkimming and Ruth DonCarlos. Includes references to the following: Purest of gifts.

Bread, wine and salt : poetry collection : printer's copy

Typescript with printer's make-up instructions. Parcel from Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited returning this manuscript postmarked November 8, 1968. Includes references to the following: I, Icarus; Bread, wine and salt; Suppose this moment some stupendous question; Long, long ago; Sailors; And he wept aloud, so that the Egyptians heard it; Small town small talk; Foye Buckner of Hainesville, New Brunswick, recalls his service with the Connaught Light Infantry, 1914-1918; The cinnamon bears; Daughter of Zion; Husband and wife; Purest of gifts; Midnight of the first snow; First impressions; Britain Street; Secret life; Broad Street; For Jean Vincent d'Abbadie, Baron St.-Castin; A picnic in Times Square; O; In those old wars; In our time; Report from Ottawa; The nation's capital; Verbal transcription; A view from the bridge; The fresh-ploughed hill; Sleeping out; The spy; The changeling; Temptation; Manuscript found in a bottle; Footsteps in the dark; The knock; Remembrance of things past (Nobody talks fast enough...); The dark companions; The sleepwalker; July 15; Revelation; On hearing of the death of Dr. William Carlos Williams; A mug's game; The hollow men; A treaty to be signed with guests; Ancestral memories evoked by attending the opening of The Playhouse in Fredericton, New Brunswick; Every man owes God a death; A dog barking at night; Full moon; The masks of love; The knife; The sceptic; The word; Day's end; Down shore; For Carol; The loneliness of the long-distance runner; The last waltz; A boy in a red loin cloth; The wickedness of Peter Shannon; Rivalry; In the operating room; Suddenly, a stranger; Escape from Eden; Morning of the third operation.

I might not tell everybody this : poetry collection : printer's copy(?)

Typescript (carbon copy) with A. Nowlan's holograph annotations of periodicals in which poems were published, page and line counts, and position of poems within the collection manuscript. Arrangement of poems within manuscript as received. Manuscript appears to be the printer's copy sent to publisher Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited; however, arrangement and content vary from poems listed by Clarke, Irwin and enclosed in their letter, November 18, 1981. (See repository photocopy of "Order of contents at submission" included in file.) Several poems on the list are missing from the manuscript; as well, four poems, To a certain gentleman, Of bears and giants, The lay of the living dead and He remembers that Irish bards had the power to curse, are included in the manuscript but missing from the Clarke, Irwin list. Manuscript includes "Notes to the editor", in which A. Nowlan discusses print format preferences for the collection. Includes references to the following: The secretive fishermen; I might not tell everybody this; The gospel according to St. Thomas; "Why so sad, my dear?" said Queen Anne; The inflatable woman; I'm simply walking; Only when my heart freezes; He runs into an old acquaintance; When a man loves his son's bride; A white book lies open; At the head table; Déjà rêvé; A Jansenist with a snow shovel; The seasick sailor, and others; And now the good news; The thief; A necktie and a pair of socks; Sister Williamina in the Valley of the Nashwaak; My beard, once Lionheart red; A momentary glimpse; The cough; To a certain gentleman; Funny face; Of bears and giants; Small craft warnings; The war lost; Hospital parking lot; He reflects upon his own stupidity; A night in 1938, and the night after; Psalm (Running with the wind...); Treasures on earth : poem; The lay of the living dead; His day in court; Just now I heard my father singing; A small prayer; The practice of mercy; We found him kneeling; A poem for Aida Flemming; The weekend god; Star light, star bright; Great things have happened; Until that night; Moonscape; I have a friend; The King of the Wood(s); He; Mother and son : poem; Heard the voices again last night; On the burning of witches; Working late; Chopping onion(s); A pair of pruning shears; The comedians; The best man and the maid of honour; Subway psalm; Friends and lovers; A drive in the country; How beautiful art thy feet with shoes; There is a horrible wing to the hotel; He remembers that Irish bards had the power to curse; Vampires; I'm a stranger here myself; Smoked glass.

Results 1 to 10 of 18