Archief SC114 - Robin Skelton fonds

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Robin Skelton fonds

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CA UVICARCH SC114

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  • 1909 - 1996 (Vervaardig)

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22 m of textual records and other material

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(1925-1997)

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Robin Skelton was born at Easington, East Yorkshire, England. He received a B.A. and M.A. from Leeds University and taught English Literature at Manchester University from 1953 to 1962. In 1963 he and his family emigrated to Canada, settling in Victoria. He was appointed Associate Professor of English at the University of Victoria that same year and later founded the University of Victoria Department of Creative Writing. He continued to publish books of poetry, fiction, the occult and literary criticism. He died in Victoria.

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The fonds consists of records produced by Skelton during the course of his life and career, documenting his activities as a poet, scholar, teacher, prose fiction writer, critic, editor and white witch. Records relate to activities including his co-founding of the University of Victoria Department of Creative Writing, his editorship of "The Malahat Review", his involvement with the Lotus Press in England and the Pharos Press and Sono Nis Press in Victoria, his collaboration with Ann Saddlemyer on the "Collected Works of J. M. Synge" and "The World of W. B. Yeats", a symposium and exhibition held in 1965 honouring the centenary of Yeats' birth, and his association with such writers as Wilfred Rowland Childe and Bonamy Dobree. Skelton's correspondents include T. S. Eliot, W.H. Auden, Robert Graves, Margaret Atwood, Earle Birney, Bonamy Dobree, Paul Theroux, Kathleen Raine and many others.

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Letters of recommendation, grant applications, course and instructor evaluations, Office of the President material, and other sensitive material are restricted for 30 years from the latest date in the file.

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Includes 29 audio cassettes; 25 videocassettes; ca. 200 photographs.

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robin-skelton-fonds-2

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Revised by JF, August 8, 2013.

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