Rath, Dorothy

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Rath, Dorothy

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1922-2011

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Biographical Sketch: Dorothy Rath was born in Barrie, Ontario in 1922 and died in 2011. She was a devoted admirer of the Canadian poet Irving Layton. In 1963, Rath wrote a letter to Layton to which Layton sent a reply, marking the beginning of a thirty year friendship. The Layton-Rath correspondence was published in An Unlikely Affair in 1980 by Mosaic Press.

Rath published two works of poetry: All My World Away: Poems published in 1997 and The Slender Thread published in 1973.

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Created 2012

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“May 12, 2011. 7-9p.m. An Unlikely Affair, ARTA Gallery,” 28 April 2011, available from: http://www.anncarson.com/workshops-readings/may-12-7-00-9-00-p-m-an-unlikely-affair-arta-gallery/. Accessed 7 December 2011.

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