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A Dropped Glove in Regent Street An Autobiography by Other Means by Don Coles

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Written in English


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Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8550132M
ISBN 101550652222
ISBN 109781550652222

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Don Coles, A Dropped Glove in Regent Street: An Autobiography By Other Means (Montreal: Signal Editions, ), pp. Paper. $ ISBN This eclectic collection of prose by the poet Don Coles comprises a series of book reviews and articles, sandwiched between two series of personal vignettes focused on incidents in his. [Memoir] A Dropped Glove in Regent Street is a career-spanning collection of Don Coles's personal essays and reviews. It combines the best of his published prose with vital new pieces on biography and translation written specifically for this book. Follow Don Coles and explore their bibliography from's Don Coles Author Page. A Dropped Glove in Regent Street is a strange but illuminating book of prose which mixes together his reading life with actual memoirs, pointedly refusing to grant precedence to the latter. Coles seems to inhabit as fully his experience of reading Camus and reading about Camus as he does his one glimpse of Camus in the flesh (in Stockholm).

This is a career-spanning collection that combines the best of Don Coles' published prose with vital new pieces on biography and translation. Spontaneous and provocative, "A Dropped Glove in Regent Street" takes the form of a natural aut Läs mer». Donald L. Coles (April 12, – November 29, ) was a Canadian poet and novelist. He won the Governor General's Award for English poetry for his collection Forests of the Medieval World and the Trillium Book Award in for his collection Kurgan.. He was born on April 12, , in Woodstock, attended the University of Toronto and received a B.A in modern History in. Dec 06,  · Many of the best anecdotes from that distant world found their way into his “autobiography by other means,” A Dropped Glove in Regent Street. They include the poet drunkenly exchanging a few words with Sylvia Plath minutes before she met Ted Hughes and sealed her fate, two elderly Cambridge dons who disputed which of them had first bedded. Author, Fran Quittel, is a native New Yorker who, since , has split her time between the Bay Area and 57th Street in Manhattan, at the foot of Central Park. The Central Park Lost Mitten Party was inspired by a visit to the Brooklyn Academy of Music, where Fran’s adopted “almost aunt,” Florence Belsky, dropped one glove.

Serendipities (A dropped glove in regent street), draft [ca. ] / (17) A dropped glove in regent street, draft: July 1 of 2 / (18) A dropped glove in regent street, draft: Framed certificate presented to Don Coles as Toronto Book Awards shortlist finalist for . A dropped glove in Regent Street: an autobiography by other means. Don Coles; foreword by Alberto Manguel. Montreal: Signal Editions, The essential Don Coles, selected by Robyn Sarah. Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill, ; Anthologies. The Poets of Canada, ed. J.R. Colombo, Hurtig Publishers, ISBN "Guide Book", p About the editor Poet, essayist and critic Carmine Starnino became editor of Signal Editions in January , succeeding founding editor Michael Harris. Starnino is the author of four books of poetry including The New World which was nominated for the A.M. Klein Prize for poetry and the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, and Credo which won the Canadian Authors’ Association Prize. May 18,  · A glove's labours lost. Don Coles. And I --? Walked on my way, to whatever exotic appointment awaited me. Picking up a reserved book at the .