Fonds SC590 - John Pass fonds

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John Pass fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • 1967 - 2020 (Creation)

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0.72 m of textual records

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John Pass (born 1947 in Sheffield, England) is a Canadian poet. He has lived in Canada since 1953, and was educated at the University of British Columbia.

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The fonds consists of textual materials including drafts, correspondence with other writers, reviews, printed materials. Includes manuscripts for "Port of Entry" (1975), "Love's Confidence" (1976), "Blossom" (1978), "There Go the Cars" (1978), "An Arbitrary Dictionary" (1984), "The Hour's Acropolis" (1991). Includes drafts, correspondence with other writers, reviews, printed materials. Also includes manuscripts, drafts and correspondence from the poetry quartet "At Large" and manuscripts of "Rugosa" and "nowrite.doc".

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Created by JF, October 25, 2019.

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  • English

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