Al (Alfred W) Purdy


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Purdy's Scott
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in What the Archives Reveal. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 121 (Summer 1989): 126-131.
  • The Politics of the Imagination, a Life of F. R. Scott by Sandra Djwa
Drawing On
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in Fiction in the Seventies. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 92 (Spring 1982): 132-134.
  • 100 Years of Canadian Drawings by Jerrold Morris
Work Car No. 10557
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in The Nineteenth Century. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 81 (Summer 1979): 132-134.
  • A Border of Beauty by Marjorie Lismer Bridges
A Flooding Past
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in Sources. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 76 (Spring 1978): 126-127.
  • The Alders and Others by Peter Trower (Author)
  • Jericho Road by Joy Kogawa (Author)
  • Images on Water by Ken Cathers
The Woman of Barrie
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in Poetic Occasions. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 54 (Autumn 1972): 86-90.
  • Touch: Selected Poems 1960-1970 by George Bowering
  • Nobody Owns the Earth by bill bissett
  • Our Man in Utopia by Doug Fetherling
  • The Red Fox by Bill Howell (Author)
Rock Gothic
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in Anna, Susanna, and Catharine. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 51 (Winter 1972): 92-94.
  • Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea by John Franklin
Atwood's Moodie
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in Dorothy Livesay – Poetry of Politics and Love. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 47 (Winter 1971): 80-84.
  • The Journals of Susanna Moodie by Margaret Atwood
Amazonian Travels
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in Confrontations, Correspondences, Comparisons. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 45 (Summer 1970): 93-93.
  • Henry Walter Bates: Naturalist of the Amazons by George Woodcock
Betrayed by the Evening Star
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in Lowry’s Reading. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 44 (Spring 1970): 84-86.
  • Why Should I Have All the Grief? by Phyllis Gotlieb
  • The Street by Mordecai Richler
Poet Besieged
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in The Relevance of Humour. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 39 (Winter 1969): 94-96.
  • The Animals in That Country by Margaret Atwood
Achievement and Monument
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in Federation of Letters. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 37 (Summer 1968): 72-74.
  • Poets Between the Wars by Milton Wilson
Other Vancouverites
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in Wyndham Lewis in Canada. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 35 (Winter 1968): 83-85.
  • Fires in the Temple by bill bissett
  • From the Portals of the Mouseholes by Seymour Mayne
  • Letters from the Savage Mind by Patrick Lane
  • The Circus of the Boy's Eye by Jim Brown
Landfall in Vinland
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in Publishing in Canada. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 33 (Summer 1967): 63-67.
  • Westviking by Farley Mowat
  • Land Under the Pole Star by Helge Ingstad
Prose Birney
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in A Salute to F. R. Scott. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 31 (Winter 1967): 61-64.
  • The Creative Writer by Earle Birney
Levels of Excitement
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in Apprenticeships in Discovery. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 29 (Summer 1966): 70-72.
  • Bridge Force by Frank Davey
  • For the Mean Time by Eugene McNamara
Blue Titmouse
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Published in Poets Past and Present. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 28 (Spring 1966): 70-71.
  • A Dream of Lilies by Joan Finnigan

Poetry by Al (Alfred W) Purdy

Opinions by Al (Alfred W) Purdy

Book Reviews of Al (Alfred W) Purdy's Works

Hiroshima Poems
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Reviewed in Drifting to Oblivion by Germaine Warkentin
Piling Blood
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Reviewed in Vintage by George Woodcock
Poems for all the Annettes
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Reviewed in Magnetic Field by Phyllis Webb
Morning and It's Summer
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Reviewed in Poets’ Lives by C. McLay
Bursting Into Song
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Reviewed in Heraclitean Knowledge by George Woodcock
The Stone Bird
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Reviewed in Nutgalls & Sunbursts by Peter Mitcham
No Other Country
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Reviewed in Sea to Sea to Sea by Alexander Globe
Storm Warning 2
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Reviewed in Out of Purdy-Land by Lloyd Abbey
Sex and Death
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Reviewed in Suitcase Poets by George Bowering
Wild Grape Wine
By Al (Alfred W) Purdy
Reviewed in No Brew Like Home-Brew by Gary Geddes