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Banff workshop

File consists of a work entitled, "What Kinds of Verse are There?". The title page reads, "Reproduced for private circulation to members of the Advanced Writing Program, The Banff Centre, November 1983. This is a working draft, not for further reproduction."

The book and its form

File consists of a course packet issued to each student in a course Bringhurst taught at Simon Fraser University in 1984, entitled "The Book and its Form: An Historical Anatomy of Literate Culture."

Naming the stars book proposal 1/3 1983-1984

File consists of the proposal for the book "Naming the Stars: The Mythology of the Visible Heavens," including an editorial summary, table of contents, excerpts from the manuscript, and samples of illustrations.

Art and money Fredericton lecture

File consists of research materials, notes, and drafts for a the talk "Art and Money," a 1998 issue of the publication "Fraser Forum," correspondence from the Canada Council from the Arts and from Penny Dickens, and a reproduction of a document entitled, "The Report of the Task Force on Funding of the Arts June 1986." Some materials are related to Bringhurt's term as chair of the Writers' Union's Committee on the Social Responsibility of the Artist.

Himalayas

File contains business cards and ephemera from a trip to Nepal, Thailand, and Indonesia.

Europe

File consists of letters, maps, and ephemera from travels in Europe.

Gaoyuan’s Chinese translations

File consists of the publication "The Burning Words" by Gaoyuan Wei, autographed by the author and inscribed to Bringhurst. Appendix 2 is a poem by Bringhurst entitled, "Of the Snaring of Birds."

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