Reading the Canadian Archive

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Reading the Canadian Archive

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Items in the Reading the Canadian Archive Collection

Going to Russia [holograph fragments]
Holograph fragments of "Going to Russia."

Alaska Passage: [poem]<br /><br />
File consists of draft of poem.

Ajijic: [poem]<br /><br />
File consists of second and final drafts of poem written in Mexico.

Buildings: [poem]<br /><br />
File consists of drafts of poem. Item two has E. Birney's holograph annotation "not final form."

Arrivals (locals): Wolfville -- 30 mins L: [poem]<br /><br />
Part of second draft and drafts six, seven, eight and nine of poem. Includes holograph insert by E. Birney: "various drafts of Arrivals".

The Tent Peg: Novel:  Excerpt from Fifth Draft, f165-176 (MsC 53.6.7)<br /><br />
Excerpt from 181-page typescript (photocopy) with holograph revisions. Includes revised first twelve pages. Identified in author's separate holograph note as "Original final final draft (4th and 5th) and setting draft 1980."

The Tent Peg: Novel: Excerpt from First Typescript Draft, f213-218 (MsC 53.5.13) <br /><br />
Excerpt from 218-page typescript with holograph revisions and holograph first complete draft.

The Tent Peg: Novel: Excerpt from Third Draft, f150-159 (MsC 53.6.3)<br /><br />
Excerpt from 164-page typescript with holograph revisions. Original final third draft. With unidentified holographs comments, possibly by Rudy Wiebe.

The Tent Peg: Novel:  Excerpt from Fifth Draft, f177-181 (MsC 53.6.7)<br /><br />
Excerpt from 181-page typescript (photocopy) with holograph revisions. Includes revised first twelve pages. Identified in author's separate holograph note as "Original final final draft (4th and 5th) and setting draft 1980."

Old West Vancouver Ferry 1925: [poem]<br /><br />
File consists of three drafts of poem. Item two is a duplicate copy of item one with holograph revisions pertaining to capitalization and spacing; item three has holograph annotation "final." Items one and two have variant title West Vancouver Ferry.…

Where Is the Voice Coming From?: Short Story (MsC 26.21.10.9)<br /><br />
Typescript miscellaneous pages with holograph revisions

Sam, Soren, and Ed: [short story]: holograph fragments<br /><br />
Excerpts from 27 pages of holograph fragments pertaining to the short story collection Man Descending. Excerpts show 5 different fragment versions of the ending of Sam, Soren, and Ed.

The Ecstasy of Rita Joe: An Outline of Intention for a Stage Play for the Playhouse Theatre Company<br /><br />
Probably second draft of outline of intent of stage play. Typescript title Twilight to a long, long day replaced with holograph title The Ecstasy of Rita Joe. Annotations on MsC 20.38.12f2 indicate date commission was granted.

Letter from George Ryga to Malcolm Black, Playhouse Theatre Company, Forwarding Outline of The Ecstasy of Rita Joe: [stage play] <br /><br />
Letter (repository copy) from George Ryga to Malcolm Black, Playhouse Theatre Company, forwarding outline and establishing date of outline.

The Ecstasy of Rita Joe: Third Draft [stage play]
Excerpt from 105-page third draft of stage play.

The Ecstasy of Rita Joe: Second Draft [stage play] <br /><br />
Excerpt from 80-page second draft of stage play.

The Ecstasy of Rita Joe: First Draft [stage play]
Excerpt from 76-page first draft of stage play.

The Tent Peg: Novel: Excerpt from Third Draft, f160-164 (MsC 53.6.3)<br /><br />
Excerpt from 164-page typescript with holograph revisions. Original final third draft. With unidentified holographs comments, possibly by Rudy Wiebe.

The Tent Peg: Novel: Excerpt from First Holograph Draft , f75-80  (MsC 53.5.12)
Excerpt from 80-page holograph and typescript first draft and jottings.

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