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A Red Carpet for the Sun

A Red Carpet for the Sun is a poetry collection by Irving Layton.

Irving Layton

First published in 1958, Irving Layton's classic collection won the Governor General's Literary Award for poetry or drama.

Interviews

Archives: Irving Layton: Poet physician - Runs [4:50]

Digital Archives

13 years agoVideo
4:49
Famous and controversial Montreal poet Irving Layton refers to himself as a prophet and physician. More at cbc.ca/archives 4:49

Fighting Words: Defending dirt and slamming smut

Digital Archives

1 year agoVideo
27:23
A dirty debate: "Defenders of the right to read cheap smut are the intellectuals who never read it." 27:23

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