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Description - Irving Layton by Francis Mansbridge

From the author of Layton's bibliography and the editor of his letters comes this new biography of Canada's most outspoken poet, Irving Layton. Beginning with Layton's youth in Montreal, Mansbridge examines Layton's early days with Louis Dudek and the First Statement poets. From his first book in 1945, to his outstanding success in the 1960s, Mansbridge captures the essence of Layton's turbulent and provocative life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550222166
ISBN-10: 1550222163
Format: Paperback
Pages: 150
Imprint: ECW Press,Canada
Publisher: ECW Press,Canada
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Francis Mansbridge

Francis Mansbridge is a former English professor who now works as an archivist at the North Vancouver Museum and Archives. He is the author of "Launching History: The Saga of Burrard Dry Dock" and the editor of "Wild Gooseberries: The Selected Letters of

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