Fonds MsC-150 - Peter Quartermain fonds

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Peter Quartermain fonds

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  • [2008?]-2012 (Creation)
    Quartermain, Peter

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1.52 m of textual records

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Peter Quartermain is a critic and scholar living in Vancouver, B.C. He taught poetics and poetry at the University of British Columbia for over thirty years, and is the author of Stubborn Poetries: Poetic Facticity and the Avant-Garde (2013) and editor of The Collected Poems and Plays of Robert Duncan (published in two volumes in 2012 and 2013). He runs Nomados Literary Publishers with his wife, Meredith.

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The records were in the custody of Peter Quartermain until their acquisition by Simon Fraser University Library Special Collections and Rare Books in 2014.

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The fonds consists of manuscript pages and editorial notes relating to Peter Quartermain's edited Robert Duncan collection. Research is organized chronologically by poem or play. Additional information available on author’s website:

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  • English

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Works in this fonds are under copyright. Researchers are required to secure permission from the copyright holders for usage of this material, except for those covered by fair dealing.

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Created Dec 11, 2015. SS

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