Fonds MsC-92 - Darren Wershler-Henry fonds

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Darren Wershler-Henry fonds

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  • 1988-2010 (Creation)
    Wershler-Henry, Darren S. (Darren Sean)

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6 m of multi-media records

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Darren Wershler-Henry is a non-fiction writer, cultural critic and recovering poet. He has written widely on the shared concerns of literary theory and cultural politics, and his books include FREE as in speech and beer (2002) and The Iron Whim: A Fragmented History of Typewriting (2005). He is the co-author of the renowned Apostrophe Engine poetry programme (with Bill Kennedy) and holds the Concordia University Research Chair in Media and Contemporary Literature in Montreal. His books of poetry include NICHOLODEON: a book of lowerglyphs, and the tapeworm foundry, shortlisted for the Trillium Prize in 2000. He was senior editor of Coach House Books from 1997 to 2002.

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Records were in the custody of Darren Wershler-Henry until their acquisition by Simon Fraser University Library Special Collections and Rare Books in 2006 and 2010.

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Fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, original art, music, ephemera, books, zines, layouts, grant applications and reports, financial records, academic and teaching papers, T-shirts, notebooks and Wershler-Henry's MA and PhD theses. Records are in digital and analogue formats.

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  • English

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This fonds has not been processed. Restrictions on access may apply; please consult staff for more information.

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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 December 15, 2015. SS

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