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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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Irving Layton - Discography
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1956 In Poetry - Works Published in English - Canada
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1954 In Poetry - Works Published in English - Canada
... Daryl Hine, Five Poems Irving Layton, In the Midst of My Fever ... Irving Layton, The Long Pea-Shooter ... Montreal Laocoon Press."Irving Layton Publications," Canadian Poetry Online, Web, May 7, 2011 ...
1971 In Poetry - Works Published in English - Canada
... Bill Howell, The Red Fox Irving Layton, The Collected Poems of Irving Layton ... Irving Layton, Nailpolish ...
Jewish Public Library (Montreal) - Collection
... Brainin, many of the city's early Jewish benevolent organizations and Irving Layton's personal library Ephemeral Collection Similar to Jewish Canadiana but is an ... Irving Layton Collection The library of the late Irving Layton, one of Canada's most famous poets ...

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    And me happiest when I compose poems:
    Love, power, the huzza of battle
    are something, are much:
    yet a poem includes them like a pool
    water and reflection.
    Irving Layton (b. 1912)

    Canadians look down on the United States and consider it Hell. They are right to do so. Canada is to the United States what, in Dante’s scheme, Limbo is to Hell.
    —Irving Layton (b. 1912)

    Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home.
    —Washington Irving (1783–1859)