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University Avenue – Toronto » Sculpture of Canadian Poet Alfred Wellington Purdy

Alfred Wellington Purdy (1918-2000)

Al Purdy was one of a group of important Canadian poets — Milton Acorn, Alden Nowlan and Patrick Lane are others — who had little formal education and whose roots were in Canada’s working-class culture.

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