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Author: Robin Skelton
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: Robin Skelton; Margaret Atwood; W H Auden; Earle Birney; Wilfred Rowland Childe; Tony Connor; Bonamy Dobrée; T S Eliot; Robert Graves; Philip O'Connor; Ann Saddlemyer; Paul Theroux
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Skelton
OCLC Number: 651604523
Notes: Title based on the contents of the fonds.
Description: 22 m of textual records. -- 29 audiocassettes -- 25 videocassettes. -- approximately 200 photographs

Abstract:

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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