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University of St. Michael's College, John M. Kelly Library, Special Collections Sheila Watson fonds File
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Manuscript regarding Marshall McLuhan and transgression

File consists of three pages of annotated typescript regarding the impact of Marshall McLuhan and his use of transgression in his work. This piece may have been the script for a lecture which Watson was asked to give following the death of McLuhan...

Manuscript regarding the translation of Quebec literature

File consists of three pages of typescript and handwritten prose regarding the 1979 publication of a collection of bilingual translations of Quebec literature. This may have been an academic article or the beginning of a book review.

Manuscript of Myth and Counter-myth

File consists of a 28 page annotated typescript of the article "Myth and Counter-myth" published in White Pelican 4:1 (Winter 1974): 7-19.

Manuscripts of Canada and Wyndham Lewis the Artist

File consists of two carbon copied typescripts of the article "Canada and Wyndham Lewis the Artist" that would be published in Canadian Literature 35 (Winter 1968): 44-61, including a 29 page heavily annotated typescript including two pa...

Manuscript of Artist Ape as Crowd-Master

File consists of a 6 page carbon copy of Watson's article "Artist Ape as Crowd-Master" published in Marshall McLuhan's special insert "Explorations" in the University of Toronto magazine The Varsity Graduate 11:2 (Su...

Manuscript regarding St. Augustine and the city

File consists of a three page typescript regarding St.Augustine and his conception of the city annotated "SW" on the first page. This article may have been intended to be an introductory piece in an anthology project on the city in lite...

Manuscripts regarding Wyndham Lewis

File consists of four typescripts regarding Wyndham Lewis which may be versions of chapters of Watson's thesis or later articles and lectures which she developed out of her research. They include: a 19 page typescript which has been heavily a...

Manuscript of one poem

File consists of one typed poem "Dark in my heart of darkness" presumed to be by Watson, containing a ink drawing on the reverse by Wilfred Watson titled "Annual Meet of the Vancouver Branch of the David Society."

Manuscript of three poems

File consists of a typescript of three poems, "Heuros has a nightmare", "Heuros makes a decision" and "If I were Resoun & not nature". These poems are presumed to be by Watson as they contain no annotations, nor a...

Manuscript of nine poems

File consists of nine typed poems, including "The osprey", "Bird's words", "Sometimes between light and light", "The sacrifice", "O superbia initium sumpsit omnis perditio", "I have seen ...

Manuscripts of The Padded Pew

File consists of an envelope annotated "The Padded Pew" containing several copies of a version of the short story that would be published as "The Rumble Seat", including an original and carbon copy of the fourteen page short st...

Manuscript of The Padded Pew

File consists of a 17 page annotated typescript of the short story "The Padded Pew", later published as "The Rumble Seat", containing two versions of pages 1 and 2.

Manuscript of The Black Dogs

File consists of a 4 page typescript of the short story "The Black Dogs", which would later be published at "And the Four Animals...".

Manuscript of Haemon's story

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  • File
  • [between August 19, 1955 and August 6, 1956]
  • Part of Sheila Watson fonds

File consists of a 15 page annotated typescript with title page of an early version of the short story "Antigone", here titled "Haemon's Story". The return address printed on the title page is Watson's apartment in P...

Manuscript of The Padded Pew

File consists of an original file folder containing a 17 page typescript of the short story "The Padded Pew", later published as "The Rumble Seat". There are notes and annotations on the file folder.

Manuscript fragments of Oedipus and Eurydice short story

File consists of a postmarked envelope addressed to Sheila Watson in Calgary in her own handwriting containing 36 typed and heavily annotated pages of a short story featuring the characters Oedipus, Orpheus and Eurydice. Of these, 14 pages are at...

Manuscripts of On the right bank of the river

  • CA ON00389 2-2-2-2006 01 55
  • File
  • [between November 1953 and 1958]
  • Part of Sheila Watson fonds

File consists of three draft versions of the short story "On the right bank of the river", which would later be published as "Antigone", including: four typed pages of beginning paragraphs of the story, heavily annotated by Wat...

Manuscript of Brother Oedipus

File consists of a 14 page typescript of "Brother Oedipus" with a title page signed by Watson. This appears to be a final draft that she may have submitted for publication.

Manuscript of Hania short story

File consists of two typed pages of a short story beginning with a quotation from the Gospel of Thomas and featuring a female character Hania. This short story is presumed to be written by Watson as it does not contain any annotations or signature...

Manuscript fragments of unpublished short stories

File consists of the contents of an original file folder containing 26 pages of handwritten and annotated typescripts of what appear to be three short story drafts and research notes, including: one torn sheet of typed material; three four-leaf ga...

Notebook regarding The Double Hook from Paris

  • CA ON00389 2-2-1-2006 01 46
  • File
  • [between August 19, 1955 and August 6, 1956]
  • Part of Sheila Watson fonds

File consists of a notebook kept by Sheila Watson while she lived in Paris, France, containing 60 pages of handwritten notes. The bulk appears to be revisions of "The Double Hook" although there are some notes on the French language.

Manuscripts of Landscape of the Moon

File consists of 13 pages (two blank) of typed drafts of Watson's unfinished novel "Landscape of the Moon". Includes three distinct sections, all beginnings to the novel.

Reflection on The Double Hook

File consists of a six page typed reflection by Watson regarding her choices regarding "The Double Hook", in terms of plot, meaning and structure. This reflection may have been intended to be an introduction to the novel, or possibly a ...

Manuscript of Landscape of the Moon

File consists of 132 pages containing 60 pages of heavily annotated typescript of Watson's unfinished novel "Landscape of the Moon". The typescript has been arranged into 17 two and four-leaf gatherings and numbered in the upper rig...

Forewords, afterword and epigraph for The Double Hook

File consists of handwritten and typed material including a seven page typed piece titled "Foreword to The Double Hook", annotated "From Mr. Salter" by Watson; a two-page handwritten foreword by Wilfred Watson; a poem, presuma...

Manuscript of The Double Hook

File consists of a 162 page typescript of "The Double Hook", presumed to be a later revision of the 185 page typescript. Page 34 of the typescript is missing.

Correspondence regarding The Double Hook from F.M. Salter

  • CA ON00389 2-2-1-2006 01 45
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  • December 12, 1954 - July 27, 1959
  • Part of Sheila Watson fonds

File consists of correspondence from F.M. Salter regarding "The Double Hook", including detailed editorial comments, a six page foreword to the novel, and a copy of a letter Salter sent to Edward Weeks, editor of The Atlantic Monthly, on...

Manuscripts of The Double Hook

File consists of two copies of a 185 page typescript of "The Double Hook", with sparse handwritten corrections by Watson and perhaps one other. One copy contains a title page which includes the return address "c/o Louise Riley 32 A...

Notes regarding The Double Hook

File consists of 9 pages containing handwritten notes of biblical quotations, Greek references and mythological descriptions and small fragments of writing that would become "The Double Hook".

Manuscript draft of The Double Hook from Toronto

File consists of a 50 page notebook from Moulton College with 7 loose inserts totaling 60 pages of handwritten manuscript for "The Double Hook", including biblical quotes and reading notes.

Editorial corrections of Deep Hollow Creek by Watson

File consists of four pages of hand-written editorial comments and corrections by Sheila Watson of her novel "Deep Hollow Creek". It is not clear at which stage of the editorial process she made these notes.

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