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Books & Chapbooks

  • Fornalutx: Selected Poems, 1928-1990. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1992.
  • A Wild Peculiar Joy: Selected Poems, 1945-89. Expanded edition. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1989.
  • Fortunate Exile. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1987.
  • Final Reckoning: Poems 1982-1986. Oakville, Ontario: Mosaic Press, 1987.
  • Dance with Desire: Love Poems. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1986.
  • A Spider Danced a Cosy Jig. Toronto: Stoddart, 1984.
  • The Love Poems of Irving Layton, with Reverence & Delight. Oakville, Ontario: Mosaic Press, 1984.
  • The Gucci Bag. Oakville, Ontario: Mosaic Press, 1983. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1983.
  • A Wild Peculiar Joy: Selected Poems, 1945-82. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1982.
  • Europe and Other Bad News. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1981.
  • For My Neighbours in Hell. Oakville, Ontario: Mosaic Press, 1980.
  • There Were No Signs. Toronto: Madison Gallery, 1979.
  • The Tamed Puma / Il Puma Ammansito. Trans. Francesca Valente. Illustrations Carlo Mattioli. Milan: Trentadue, 1978. Toronto: Virgo Press, 1979.
  • Droppings from Heaven. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1979.
  • The Love Poems of Irving Layton. Toronto: Canadian Fine Editions, 1978. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1980.
  • The Tightrope Dancer. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1978.
  • The Poems of Irving Layton. Ed. Eli Mandel. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1977. Also published, with an introduction by Hugh Kenner, as The Selected Poems of Irving Layton. New York: New Directions, 1977.
  • The Covenant. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1977.
  • The Uncollected Poems of Irving Layton, 1936-59. Ed. W. David John. Ottawa, Ontario: Mosaic Press, 1976.
  • For My Brother Jesus. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1976.
  • The Darkening Fire: Selected Poems, 1945-1968. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1975.
  • The Unwavering Eye: Selected Poems, 1969-1975. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1975.
  • Seventy-five Greek Poems, 1951-1974. Athens: Hermias Publications, 1974.
  • The Pole-Vaulter. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1974.
  • Lovers and Lesser Men. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1973.
  • Nail Polish. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1971.
  • The Collected Poems of Irving Layton. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1971.
  • The Whole Bloody Bird: Obs, Aphs & Pomes. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1969.
  • Selected Poems. Ed. Wynne Francis. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1969. London: Charisma, 1977.
  • The Shattered Plinths. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1968.
  • Periods of the Moon. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1967.
  • Collected Poems. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1965.
  • The Laughing Rooster. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1964.
  • Balls for a One-Armed Juggler. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1963.
  • The Swinging Flesh. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1961. (poems and stories)
  • A Red Carpet for the Sun. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1959.
  • A Laughter in the Mind. 2nd edition [with twenty additional poems]. Montreal: Editions d'Orphée, 1959.
  • A Laughter in the Mind. Highlands, N.C.: Jonathan Williams, 1958.
  • The Improved Binoculars: Selected Poems. 2nd edition [with thirty additional poems]. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. Highlands, N.C.: Jonathan Williams, 1957.
  • Music on a Kazoo. Toronto: Contact Press, 1956.
  • The Improved Binoculars: Selected Poems. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. Highlands, N.C.: Jonathan Williams, 1956.
  • The Bull Calf and Other Poems. Toronto: Contact Press, 1956.
  • The Cold Green Element. Toronto: Contact Press, 1955.
  • The Blue Propeller. Toronto: Contact Press, 1955.
  • The Long Pea-Shooter. Montreal: Laocoon Press, 1954.
  • In the Midst of My Fever. Palma de Mallorca, Spain: Divers Press, 1954.
  • Love the Conqueror Worm. Toronto: Contact Press, 1953.
  • Cerberus. With Louis Dudek and Raymond Souster. Toronto: Contact Press, 1952.
  • The Black Huntsmen. Montreal: 1951.
  • Now Is the Place: Stories and Poems. Montreal: First Statement Press, 1948.
  • Here and Now. Montreal: First Statement Press, 1945.

Selected Anthologies

  • A Rich Garland: Poems for A.M. Klein. Eds. Seymour Mayne and B. Glen Rotchin. Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1999.
  • Jerusalem: An Anthology of Jewish Canadian Poetry. Eds. Seymour Mayne and Glen Rotchin. Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1996.
  • The Third Macmillan Anthology. Eds. John Metcalf and Kent Thompson. Toronto: Macmillan, 1990.
  • Introduction to Literature: British, American, Canadian. Eds. Robert Lecker, Jack David, and peter O'Brien. New York: Harper & Row, 1987.
  • Essential Words: An Anthology of Jewish Canadian Poetry. Ed. Seymour Mayne. Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1985.
  • The New Oxford Book of Canadian Verse: In English. Ed. Margaret Atwood. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1982.
  • Canadian Poetry. Eds. Jack David and Robert Lecker. Toronto: ECW Press, 1982.
  • An Anthology of Canadian Literature in English. Eds. Russell Brown and Donna Bennett. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1982.
  • Modern Canadian Verse: In English and French. Ed. A. J. M. Smith. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1967.
  • The Blasted Pine: An Anthology of Satire. Eds. F. R. Scott and A. J. M. Smith. Toronto: Macmillan, 1967.
  • The Penguin Book of Canadian Verse. Ed. Ralph Gustafson. Harmondsworth, England: Penguin Books, 1958.
  • Other Canadians: An Anthology of New Canadian Poetry in Canada. Ed. John Sutherland. Montreal: First Statement Press, 1947.

Poetry Recordings

  • A Wild Peculiar Joy: Selected Poems 1945-82. McClelland & Stewart, 1990. (cassette)
  • A Poetry Reading by Irving Layton. League of Canadian Poets, 1982. (cassette)
  • Irving Layton. TV Ontario, 1984. 14 mins. (video cassette)
  • An Evening with Irving Layton. Jewish Public Library, 1981. (cassette)
  • My Brother Jesus. Saidye Bronfman Center, 1976. (cassette)
  • An Evening with Irving Layton. Jewish Public Library, 1976. (cassette)
  • A Red Carpet for the Sun. Trent University, 1975. (cassette)
  • Layton. Caedmon, c. 1973. (L.p.)
  • Irving Layton. High Barnet, c. 1972. (cassette)
  • An Evening with irving Layton. University of Guelph, 1969. (cassette)
  • Irving Layton Reads His Poetry. Jewish Public Library, c. 1967. (cassette)
  • Irving Layton. Sir George Williams University, 1967. (cassette)
  • Poems of Irving Layton. Jewish Public Library, c. 1965. (cassette)
  • Irving Layton at Le Hibou. c. 1962. (L.p.)

Other

  • Tutto sommato: poesie 1945-1989. Ed. Alfredo Rizzardi. Abano Terme, Italy: Piovan, 1989.
  • [The Selected Poems of Irving Layton]. Trans Jaihuin Kim. Seoul, Korea: Hyongsol Publishing, 1985.
  • Where Burning Sappho Loved. Trans. Katerina Angelaki-Rooke. Athens: Libro, 1985.
  • Poemas de amor. Rans. Salustiano Masó. Madrid: Hiperión, 1983.
  • In un'età di ghiacco. Trans. Alfredo Rizzardi. Roma: Lerici, 1981.
  • Il freddo verde elemento. Trans. Amleto Lorenzini. Introduction by Northrup Frye. Turin: Giulio Einaudi, 1974.

Irving Layton's works copyright © to the author.


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