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Alfred W. Purdy.

Al Purdy

Alfred W. Purdy.

(Phonotape)

by Al Purdy

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Published by High Barnet in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Duration: 30 min. each side.

The Physical Object
Pagination1 cassette.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20167601M

Alfred Jerome Purdy, Tampa, FL View Full Report. Known Locations: Tampa FL, , Louisville KY , Saint Petersburg FL Possible Relatives: Elissa Darlene Brannon, Vickie D Moore, Alfred J Purdy. Al Purdy. likes. Alfred Wellington Purdy, was a 20th-century Canadian free verse poet. Purdy's writing career spanned fifty-six years. His works.

A Splinter in the Heart, Al Purdy's only novel, provides a vivid picture of Purdy's childhood home of Trenton, Ontario, in the final days of the First World War. On Thanksgiving Day in , Trenton was devastated by a fire and explosion at a munitions factory owned by the British Chemical Company, the town's one big employer. George Bowering described him as “the world’s most Canadian poet” (), while Sam Solecki titled his book-length study of Purdy The Last Canadian Poet (). In The Ivory Thought: Essays on Al Purdy, a group of seventeen scholars, critics, writers, and educators appraise and reappraise Purdy’s contribution to English by: 2.

  Al Purdy, in full Alfred Wellington Purdy, (born Dec. 30, , Wooler, Ont.,Can.—died Ap , Sidney, Vancouver Island, B.C.), one of the leading Canadian poets of the 20th erudite, colloquial verse often deals with the transitory nature of human life.. Purdy attended Albert College in Belleville and Trenton Collegiate Institute (both in Ontario) and served with the. Purdy, Al, Refine your search Available. Library. Thomas Fisher Rare Book 86 Victoria University E.J. Pratt 44 Robarts 40 University College 39 Trinity College (John W Graham) 27 + More; Subject. Purdy, Al, 10 Poetry 8.


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PURDY. Purdy's first book, self-published in Vancouver in an edition of copies. In I paid $ to publishers Clarke & Stuart on Seymour Street to print a copy edition of my own poems, called the Enchanted Echo.

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Emu, Remember. by Alfred W. Purdy Description: In an article entitle 'The Canadian Poet's Predicament' in the Toronto Quarterly (April ), James Reaney wrote that Canadian poets face the challenge of writing for an audience whose 'tase hasn't been sufficiently organized yet.'.

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Title: The Enchanted Echo Author Name: Purdy, Alfred W (Al Purdy) Categories: Canadian Literature, Edition: First Edition Publisher: Vancouver, The Clarke and Stuart Co: Binding: Softcover Book Condition: VG in Wraps Type: 64 pp.

Inscription: 0 Size: x mm. Seller ID: Keywords: Canadian Literature, Poetry. Summary: Alfred Purdy was born on 03/19/ and is 74 years old. Alfred Purdy lives in Madison Heights, VA; previous cities include West Long Branch NJ, Danville VA and Eatontown NJ.

In the past, Alfred has also been known as A J Purdy, Alfred J Purdy and Alfred J Purdy. Alfred Wellington Purdy was one of the most popular and important Canadian poets of the 20th century. Purdy's writing career spanned more than fifty years.

His works include over thirty books of poetry; a novel; two volumes of memoirs and four books of correspondence.

He has been called the nation's "unofficial poet laureate".4/5(62). Alfred W. Purdy, the "failure" of a man and poet (as Al looked backed on that time), started publishing as Al Purdy. Just as Al and Eurithe composed the A-frame from available materials, Al began to compose poems about Roblin Lake, Ameliasburgh and Prince Edward County.

InPoems for All the Annettes was published. Alfred Wellington Purdy (Decem – Ap ) was one of the most popular and important Canadian poets of the 20th century. Purdy's writing career spanned more than fifty years. His works include over thirty books of poetry; a novel; two volumes of memoirs and four books.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc Purdy, Alfred W Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bowering, George, Al Purdy. Toronto: Copp. 29 records for Alfred Purdy. Find Alfred Purdy's phone number, address, and email on Spokeo, the leading online directory for contact information.

Alfred W. [Al] Purdy () Al Purdy was born in Wooler, Ontario and spent the better part of his childhood in Trenton and went to Albert College in Belleville.

In the dirty 30s Purdy road the rails to Vancouver where he got a job in a mattress factory amonst other menial labours.Purdy, A(lfred) W(ellington) – One of Canada's most prominent poets, Purdy creates poetry noted for its vigor, humor, directness, and originality.

(See also CLC, Vols. 3, 6, and Contemporary.In Purdy published his first book, The Enchanted Echo. Purdy has also published short stories and fifteen plays and has produced radio and television programs for the CBC.

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