Tag: Ryerson Poetry Chapbooks

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  • Tao by Alfred Goldsworthy Bailey

    $14.95

    ALFRED GOLDSWORTHY BAILEY, historian, poet, man of letters (b at Québec City 18 Mar 1905; d at Fredericton 21 Apr 1997). Bailey was educated at University of New Brunswick, University of Toronto and the London School of Economics, and led a life of scholarship and academic endeavour which took him from the New Brunswick Museum…

  • The Captive Gypsy by Constance Davies Woodrow

    $14.95

    Constance Woodrow (1899-1937), né Davies, was born in England but lived in Canada most of her life. She worked in Toronto in its most respected bookstore, Britnell’s, formerly just north of Bloor on Yonge Street. Woodrow brought out two volumes of verse, The Captive Gypsy (1928) and The Celtic Heart (1929) , and translated Georges…

  • Merry-Go-Round by Marjorie Freeman

    $14.95

    Marjorie Freeman Campbell was born in Delhi, Ontario, of United Empire Loyalist Stock. Her only son was killed in action in Sicily, while attached as Flying Officer with the Coastal Command to the 221 Malta Squadron. Mrs. Campbell is past president, Hamilton Branch, Canadian Authors’ Association; active member of the Red Cross; past secretary, Hamilton…

  • Treasures of the Snow by Arthur S. Bourinot

    $14.95

    Arthur S. Bourinot work has appeared in many Canadian and American periodicals as well as in a number of leading anthologies. His verse for children has had a very favourable reception from young readers and their elders. Some of his nine published books include Laurentian Lyrics, Selected Poems 1915-1935, Rhymes of the French Regime, and…

  • And in the Time of Harvest by Monica Roberts Chalmers

    $14.95

    Monica Roberts Chalmers, born in Rousillon, Quebec, of Welsh parentage, has with the exception of two years of childhood in England and Wales, spent her life in her native province. Writing since the age of eleven, her early work was for children. Her home life revolved around music and dramatics. Her chief interests were philosophy…

  • Morning on My Street by Myrtle Reynolds Adams

    $14.95

    Myrtle Reynolds Adams received her formal education in public and private schools in London, Ontario, at Western University and at Queen’s University. During twenty years spent in the United States she published articles and fiction in various national magazines, was twice poet laureate of the Michigan State Federation of Women’s Clubs, and also president of…

  • Mobiles by Thecla Bradshaw

    $14.95

    Northrop Frye, in a review of Mobiles, wrote: “Thecla Bradshaw’s Mobiles is a lively little book. I have some prejudice against poems about poetry, but Miss Bradshaw talks about the place of the poet in society, his personal difficulties, and technical problems of imagery in a machine age, with sparkling and sophisticated wit.” Cover artwork…

  • The Viking’s Bride by Winifred Stevens

    $14.95

    WINIFRED STEVENS (1882-1934) was born in the Lake District, England. Her education was rounded out with residence in France, Germany and Italy. For almost twenty years the author has lived in Canada, principally on the Pacific Coast. Extensive travel has enriched her experience, and a command of several languages enhanced her cosmopolitanism. In her home…

  • Faces of Love by Mary Elizabeth Bayer

    $14.95

    Alberta-born Mary Liz Bayer earned a reputation as a tenacious promoter of heritage, arts and culture in Canada. Before retiring to British Columbia, this sixth-generation descendant of Red River settlers was Assistant Deputy Minister for Culture & Heritage in Manitoba and a dedicated volunteer who founded the Manitoba Arts Council, Heritage Winnipeg and the Assembly…

  • Journey Into Yesterday by Irene Chapman Benson

    $14.95

    William Lyon Phelps, professor emeritus at Yale University, had volunteered to write a Foreword to this collection, but his death in August, 1943, prevented his doing so. Of Mrs. Benson’s work he had written as follows: “I have read your poems with great interest and sincere admiration. You have a true gift. Indeed, your collection…