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Alden Nowlan


Who is Alden Nowlan?

Alden Nowlan is an award-winning author.

  • also known as Alden Albert Nowlan, A. Nowlan, Alden A. Nowlan
  • born on (82 years ago) in Stanley, Nova Scotia
  • nationality: Canada
  • profession: Playwright, poet
  • died on (32 years ago) in Fredericton
  • written works: "The wanton troopers", "Early poems", "Selected poems", "Nine Micmac legends", "Between Tears and Laughter", "Will ye let the mummers in?", "The best of Alden Nowlan", "The things which are", "Wind in a rocky country", "I might not tell everybody this", "Bread, wine and salt", "What happened when he went to the store for bread", "Various persons named Kevin O'Brien", "An exchange of gifts", "The mysterious naked man", "The rose and the puritan", "Miracle at Indian River", "Road dancers", "Playing the Jesus game", "The incredible murder of Cardinal Tosca", "The gardens of the wind"
  • award:
    • Governor General's Award for English-language poetry or drama - "Bread, wine and salt"
    • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada (Fiction)

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Google previewEncyclopedia of American Literature of the Sea and Great Lakes (2001)

by Jill B. Gidmark

CANADIAN LITERATURE Cogswell, Alden Nowlan, Robert Gibbs, and other so-called Fiddlehead Poets explore life in an environment dominated by the sea, as exemplified in Gibbs' poems "The Manes P. Aground off Fort Dufferin" (1971) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Essay (2012)

by Tracy Chevalier

Poet- novelist Alden Nowlan (1933-83) brought shrewd wisdom and a characteristically old-fashioned East Coast perspective to contemporary Canadian subjects in Double Exposure (1978). Another accomplished essayist with roots in the ...

Google previewDictionary of Canadian Biography (1994)

by Ramsay Cook, Jean Hamelin

and in Alden Nowlan, "Dr. George Frederick Clarke: an appreciation," Atlantic Advocate, ...

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The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise. (Alden Nowlan)
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