Collection GA 85 - Alice Munro/Walter Martin reference materials collection

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Alice Munro/Walter Martin reference materials collection

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CA ON00351 GA 85

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  • 1968-1994 (Creation)

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1 m of textual records
3 audio cassettes

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(1931-)

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(1920-)

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The collection consists primarily of photocopied material used and annotated by Dr. Walter Martin for his book Alice Munro: Paradox and Parallel published in 1987 by the University of Alberta Press. This includes articles written by Alice Munro, short stories, interviews, biographical and critical articles, as well as paperback copies of her books. Also present is a photocopied proof copy of of Moons of Jupiter, a collection of short stories by A. Munro published by Macmillan of Canada in 1982, sent to Dr. Martin by Douglas Gibson of Macmillan. Additional material includes audio recordings of Alice Munro reading her own works and of an interview done with her by Peter Gzowski for “This Country in the Morning.”
The collection is arranged in 5 series: 1. Works by Alice Munro: Published; 2. Works by Alice Munro: Manuscripts (Proofs); 3. Works About Alice Munro; 4. Sound Recordings; 5. Miscellaneous.

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The Alice Munro collection was donated to Special Collections in 1987 by Dr. Walter Martin of the University of Waterloo Department of English.

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  • English

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