File FL0859 - Nowlan, Alden

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Nowlan, Alden


  • [1963-1983] (Creation)

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372 items : 602 pages on 540 leaves.

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  • Correspondence (n.d., 1963 July 25 - 1983 May 29), between readers, theatre patrons, radio listeners and Alden Nowlan.
  • Correspondence between A. Nowlan and readers, theatre patrons and radio listeners commenting on A. Nowlan's literary work. The majority of comments by readers relate to A. Nowlan's Telegraph-Journal and Atlantic Advocate columns and to articles in Maclean's, Weekend Magazine and Atlantic Advocate. Some readers offer congratulations on honours conferred on A. Nowlan, others suggest topics for columns. Files are arranged alphabetically by surname of correspondent with letters from anonymous correspondents, those signed with first name only and those with illegible signatures at the beginning of MsC 40.21.5. Includes references to the following: Alden Nowlan reports; Hard times at Ketepaska Creek; The dollar woman : stage play; Testimony of a tent preacher; The girl who went to Mexico; Under the ice; Between tears and laughter; That year on Salisbury Street; Plot for a science fiction novel; He finds himself alone in the house; He raids the refrigerator and reflects on parenthood; I'm a stranger here myself; Four o'clock in the morning; The mysterious naked man : poetry collection; Looking for Nancy; Bread, wine and salt; Playing the Jesus game : poetry collection; Britain Street; Husband and wife; The masks of love; Another poem; The saint's apprentice; In memoriam : Claude Orser (1894-1968); Frankenstein : the man who became god; Shaped by this land; Would you buy a used globe from this man?; Miracle at Indian River : short story collection; Homecoming; Alden Nowlan's notebook; A darkness in the earth; Child of tabu; A mug's game; The star brides; The man who hated winter; The gospel according to Gadh; There was an old woman from Wexford : short story/novel chapter; Double exposure; The kneeling of the cattle; And he wept aloud, so that the Egyptians heard it; July 15; The mysterious naked man : poem; In praise of the great bull walrus; Campobello : the outer island; Smoked glass; Here lies; Stage fright; Various persons named Kevin O'Brien; Beginning; Therese (I tell Therese); I might not tell everybody this; Bobby Sands; Saturday night; True confession; Johnnie's poem; A white book lies open; Retiring age-old stereotypes; The pilgrim's tale; The night editor's poem; In our time; Junkets; Nine Micmac legends; Paperback hero; Alden Nowlan's Canada; Hatfield country; The red wool shirt; Anatomy of angels; Exploration : to Therese; Passing the time with Gerry Regan; Absolution; Review of Cecil J. Houston and William J. Smyth's The sash Canada wore; Long, long ago; Ryan's Fancy; Canadian doctors should pay for their mistakes. We do; They go off to seek their fortunes; It's good to be here; Ypres : 1915; Full circle : poem; Sister Mary Cecilia; The incredible murder of Cardinal Tosca : stage play; The unhappy people; La Svengali; Frankenstein : the play by Alden Nowlan and Walter Learning, the novel by Mary Shelley; The execution; The bull moose; Miracle at Indian River : short story; Speech, International Reading Association annual Atlantic regional conference; Hangin' 'er tough : a native writer assesses the 'nationality' of Atlantic Canada; The rose and the puritan : poetry collection; The things which are; The dollar woman : radio play; Warren Pryor; The golden pyramids of the sun; A dream of mountains; An exchange of gifts : poem; Canadian love song; Miracle at Indian River : radio play; Review of Bruce Armstrong's Sable Island; Molly Bobak : a gift for finding joy; The first stirring of the beasts; The broadcaster's poem; Help yourself to a wooden nickel.

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