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Irving Layton

Irving Peter Layton, OC (March 12, 1912 – January 4, 2006) was a Romanian-born Canadian poet. He was known for his "tell it like it is" style which won him a wide following but also made enemies. As T. Jacobs notes in his biography (2001), Layton fought Puritanism throughout his life:

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1956 In Poetry - Works Published in English - Canada
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1971 In Poetry - Works Published in English - Canada
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1954 In Poetry - Works Published in English - Canada
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Irving Layton - Discography
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Jewish Public Library (Montreal) - Collection
... Reuven Brainin, many of the city's early Jewish benevolent organizations and Irving Layton's personal library Ephemeral Collection Similar to Jewish Canadiana ... Irving Layton Collection The library of the late Irving Layton, one of Canada's most famous poets ...

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    My neighbour
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    There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse; as I have found in travelling in a stage- coach, that it is often a comfort to shift one’s position and be bruised in a new place.
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