CA OTUTF MS COLL 00383 (Downsview Offsite)
- 1968-2000 (Creation)
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54 boxes (8 metres)
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George Payerle was born on August 21, 1945, in Vancouver of Hungarian parents. He is a novelist, poet, translator and editor. His published works include two novels, several poetry collections and numerous poems, essays and fiction excerpts in literary journals throughout Canada and abroad. His work has also appeared widely in anthologies and on radio.
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The collection consists of draft manuscripts of Payerle's various works, including The Afterpeople (1970), Wolfbane Fane (1977), Two from Babylon (1990) and The Weather and That (1993). It also includes drafts of his unpublished poems and prose, papers documenting his involvement with The Writers' Union of Canada, and correspondence from other writers in the Union and those whose work he edited.
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Some material is restricted. Seeing finding aid for details.
Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request. Please note that this material requires 2 business days to retrieve.
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CA OTUTF MS COLL00383
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto