The Captive Gypsy by Constance Davies Woodrow


SKU: 978-1-896117-75-1Categories: Ryerson Poetry ChapbooksTags: Ryerson Poetry Chapbooks

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 Bugnet’s novel Nipsya (1929). She lived from 1929 to 1937 in Apartment 5, 142 Carleton St., and died young in 1937.

Cover artwork by Lydia Fu

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Weight .3 kg
Dimensions 25.4 × 20.32 × 2.54 cm