Accession MS COLL 00381 - Joe Rosenblatt Papers

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Joe Rosenblatt Papers


  • 1994- (Creation)

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23 boxes, including 9 oversize boxes and items (3 metres)

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Rosenblatt, Canadian poet, was born in Toronto in 1933. He has published several books of poetry & fiction. His selected poems, Top Soil, won the Governor General's award for poetry.

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Accession, 1999-2001

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A collection of manuscripts and artworks. Manuscripts include drafts of Beds and Consenting Dreamers, and A Tentacled Mother, proofs of The Voluptuous Gardener, drafts of Italian translations of Rosenblatt's works, personal and business correspondence, and inscribed copies of books 1994-1998. Artworks by Rosenblatt include ink drawings, mixed media on paper, and mixed media on canvas. Some works framed.

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