IV. Published Material


MSS 3 Box 3

IV. Published Material by Irving Layton.

1. Photoprints of early items ca 1935-1938.

(a) Letter to editor of FaiIt-Ye Times signed Anthony Ayre.
November 22, 1935.

(b) Articles from Failt-Ye Times on Current History, October 18, 1935-
January 24, 1936.

(c) The farmer thinks: the new deal for agriculture, n.d.   Series of

articles published in Macdonald College Supplement of McGill dl Daily.

(d) Silhouette of a man.   Article. Undated.

(e) Poems:

 i. Ah rats!

 ii. Medley for our times

iii. Day of Wrath Vigil

iv. Thaumaturge.   Dated Montreal, November, 18, 1937. Masquerade,   signed Irving Lazaroviten. February 21, 1936. Meum sit propositum:   Lyrics - Meditations of a Liberal.

v. A Jewish Rabbi.

vi. Poetic socialism.,

(1)   Portrait of a pseudo - socialist.

(2)On the proposed air pact outlawing a bombing of cities.

De Mortuis To L.B.

Voltaire Jezebel
Old Halifax Cemetery

(f) College Life - Personalities - Biographical sketch of Layton -Lazarrovitch sic. October 25, 1935.

2.First Statement, Montreal, edited by Layton and Louis Dudek.   vol. 1,
no. 13, no. 15, no. 17, no. 19 (included "Say it again, Brother"),
no. 20 (includes 2 poems Gonorrhea Racetrack and Upper Water Street

(3 copies); vol. 2, no. 1 (August, 1943) (includes poem Forecast and review of J. E. Ward's This England),vol■ 2, no. 2 (September 1943) includes poem 1943), vol. 2, no. 5 (Mr. 1944) (includes poem DeBullion Street and review of Archibald Lampmann's At the Long Sault), vol. 2, no. 12 (April/May, 1945) (review of Poems by A.M. Klein); pages 9-24 unidentified issue (includes article Lets Win the Peace.

3.McGill Daily September 26, 1962 includes two poems of I. Layton
"Drunk on McGill Campus" and "Breakdown".

4.Canadian Forum, Toronto (indexed in Canadian Index).   October, 1955,
October, 1956, March 1957, February 1958, September 1960, February 1961
March 1961, October 1961, May 1962, June 1962.

5. Northern Review, Montreal.

vol. 1, no. 4 (December, January, 1947) (includes short story A Death in the Family).

vol. 2, no. 2 (July/August, 1962) (includes One and Two) vol. 2, no. 6 (August/September, 1947) includes two poems: Karl Marx and Eagle).

vol. 2, no. 5 (February/March, 1947) (includes two poems: The Yard and A Poor Poet is Grateful for a Sudden Thaw).

6. Commentary(American Jewish Community). New York. vol. 10, no. 1 (July, 1950) (includes Gothic Landscape: a poem), vol. 12, no. 1 (July, 1951) (includes Haruspex: a poem).

7. CIV/N no. 7(1957?) Montreal. (includes article Shaw, Pound and Poetry).

8. Black Mountain Review (Black Mountain College). North Carolina, vol. 1, no. 2 (Summer, 1954) includes Motet, a poem).

9. Bulletin of Montreal Teachers Federation of Jewish Schools. vol. 1, no. 1 (October, 1955) (includes The Role of the Teacher, an article).


10. Origin.

XVII (Fall/Winter, 1955/56) (includes his short story Mrs. Polinov).

XVIII (Winter/Spring, 1956) Ashland, Mass, Issue edited by Irving Layton. (includes his poems The Way of the World, Halos at LacMarie Louise, Thoughts in the Water and Abel Cain.

11. Panic:   A Selection of Contemporary Canadian Poems; editied by Irving Layton Housatonic, Mass. no. 2 (1958). (includes Olives for Jay Macpherson and Poetic Fame.

12. Exchange. Montreal

vol. 1, no. 1 (November, 1961) (includes The Gods Speak Out, a poem), vol. 1, no. 2 (December, 1961) (includes Questions, a poem)".

13. Tamarack Review. Toronto.

18 (Winter, 1961) (includes the short story A Game of Chess and three poems Magda, Today I am A Man and For Professor F. M. Heichelheim). 22 (Winter, 1962) (includes three poems Silence, The Cage and No Shish Kebab).

14. Montreal Star. Oct 25, 1961.  More in Anger than in Sorrow, genius answers mediocrity.