Fonds MsC 3 - Frank Davey fonds

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Frank Davey fonds

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MsC 3

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  • 1950-2004 (Creation)
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    Davey, Frank

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17 m of textual records and other material

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(1940-)

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Frankland Wilmot Davey (born April 19, 1940) is a Canadian poet and scholar/critic and an important figure in the countrys post-modern literary scene. Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, he attended the University of British Columbia where he was one of the founding editors of the poetry journal TISH and also edited the journal OPEN LETTER. In 1968, he received a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. He then became a professor at York University in Toronto. He currently lives in Strathroy, Ontario. He has published numerous volumes of poetry, as well as monographs on Margaret Atwood and Earle Birney and other non-fiction works.

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Fonds consists of holograph drafts and typescript drafts of poems and criticisms, press proofs, notebooks (including Davey's childhood writing in elementary and secondary school), university essays, book reviews, records relating to a brief to the Applebaum-Hebert Commission (1983), drafts relating to various critical works, university course outlines and conference material, research material, "dream journals", records relating to the journal "Open Letter" and to Coach House Press, and correspondence. Correspondents include George Bowering, Lionel Kearns, Louis Dudek, Dennis Lee, Dave Godfrey, Fred Wah, and Talonbooks. Fonds includes records of "Open Letter", a literary journal edited by Davey; archives of the writers agency, Linda McCartney, Writers Agent (1971-1976); also email correspondence relating to ACCUTE (Canadian Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English) ca. 1993-1999.

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BCAUL control number: SFL--2272

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Created May 14, 2014, LZ

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  • English

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