Manuscript Collection - Rudyard Fearon Papers

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Rudyard Fearon Papers


  • 1971- ongoing (Creation)

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12 boxes (2.25 metres)

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Canadian poet and performer. Fearon was born in Jamaica and emigrated to Canada in 1974. He continues to write and perform in the Toronto area, and currently works for the University of Toronto.

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Includes early poetry Jamaica, 1972-1974; Canada, 1974-1977; ongoing poetry, 1977-present; correspondence; photographs; print and ephemera.

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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