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Original compositions, rough drafts, manuscripts, etc., 1974-1978

Includes rough drafts of poems, including the manuscript for The Trees of Unknowing (Montreal, Vehicule Press, 1978). Photocopies of reviews of The Trees of Unknowing; invitations to the book
launch at Powerhouse Gallery in Montreal; and photocopies of letters from Robert Creeley, Northrop Frye, F.R. Scott, John Newlove, and other writers regarding The Trees of Unknowing are also included. Also included are other original manuscripts by the author.
A copy of The Trees of Unknowing is included.

Morrissey, Stephen

Original compositions, rough drafts, manuscripts, etc., 1983-1986

Contains 23 mostly spiral-bound notebooks dated 1979 - 1986. Also, five notebooks with drafts of poems, notes, and crayon drawings and collages from a Canada Council "B" Grant sponsored visit to Mexico from October to December 1984. Includes first drafts of poems published in Family Album (Vancouver, Caitlin Press, 1989) and drafts of book reviews by Stephen Morrissey.
A copy of Divisions is included.

Morrissey, Stephen

Original compositions, rough drafts, manuscripts, etc., 1984-1988

Contains nine “packages” of manuscripts; each “package” is approximately two inches thick. Included are unpublished manuscripts, rough drafts of poems dating from 1984 to 1988, and the manuscript for Family Album (Vancouver, Caitlin Press, 1989).
An unpublished manuscript entitled Meetings With RR, a biography of R.R. Skinner, an English healer and spiritual teacher and friend of Morrissey’s for twenty-five year, is included. Also, included are numerous drafts of book reviews published in Poetry Canada Review, Canadian Literature, The Antigonish Review, and other periodicals.

Morrissey, Stephen

Original compositions, rough drafts, manuscripts, etc., 1987-1989

Contains three packages of manuscripts, loose manuscript pages, as well as thirteen notebooks. There are first drafts of poems including manuscript work on poems for Family Album (Vancouver, Caitlin Press, 1989) and drafts of book reviews and articles on poetry.
A copy of Family Album is enclosed.

Morrissey, Stephen

Original compositions, rough drafts, manuscripts, etc., 1990-1993

Contains five packages of manuscripts as well as loose unbound pages of manuscripts. First and subsequent drafts of poems and manuscript work for The Compass (Montreal, Empyreal Press, 1993). Also, drafts of book reviews and articles on poetics are included.
A copy of The Compass is included.

Morrissey, Stephen

Original compositions, rough drafts, manuscripts, etc., 1991-1997

Contains two packages of manuscripts, twenty-one notebooks and two file folders of manuscripts. Included are first drafts of poems and manuscripts for "The Shadow Trilogy": this is made up of The Compass (Montreal, Empyreal Press, 1993), The Yoni Rocks (Montreal, Empyreal Press, 1995), and The Mystic Beast (Montreal, Empyreal Press, 1997).
Copies of published books by the author are included.

Morrissey, Stephen

Original compositions, rough drafts, manuscripts, etc., 1993-1996

Contains various working drafts of poems and manuscripts for The Yoni Rocks (Montreal, Empyreal Press, 1993); the long poem "The Great Year", and three chapbooks: The Divining Rod (Edmonton, Greensleeve Editions, 1993), The Carolyn Poems (Vancouver, The Poem Factory, 1994), and 1950 (Vancouver, The Poem Factory, 1996).

Copies of published books by the author are included.

Morrissey, Stephen

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