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Fonds F0038 - Tish fonds.

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Tish fonds.


  • [ca. 1960 - 1965] (Creation)

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0.125 m of textual records.

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TISH, a newsletter of Vancouver poetry, was published from 1961 to 1969. Edited by a number of poets including Frank Davey, the newsletter published poetry by, among others, George Bowering, F. Davey, David Dawson, Fred Wah, David McFadden and Gwendolyn MacEwen, as well as essays, reviews and short stories. Additional information about TISH and the TISH group of poets available in The Oxford companion to Canadian literature, 2nd ed., p. 1119.

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Acquired in 1976.

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Fonds consists of letters from Red Lane to George and Angela Bowering; poetry and short story manuscripts by R. Lane, G. Bowering, Lionel Kearns, David Dawson, Dave Cull and others; and miscellaneous material.

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Text in English.

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