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The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is the largest rare book library in Canada, holding over 800,000 books and 6,000 linear metres of manuscript material.

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Strength In Numbers - Case 1 - Early CanLit

Curator John Shoesmith on case 1 of the exhibition Strength in Numbers; The CanLit Community, which focuses on early Canadian literature, including the Confederation Poets and Lucy Maud Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables.

3 minFEB 15
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Strength In Numbers - Case 1 - Early CanLit

Strength In Numbers - General Introduction To The Exhibition

Curator John Shoesmith provides a brief overview of the exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community.

3 minFEB 15
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Strength In Numbers - General Introduction To The Exhibition

Strength In Numbers - Introduction To The Fisher's Literary Archival Holdings

Curator Natalya Rattan on the Fisher Library's literary archival holdings, and how they are at the centre of the library's exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community.

2 minFEB 15
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Strength In Numbers - Introduction To The Fisher's Literary Archival Holdings

Strength In Numbers - Case 2 - Juvenilia

Curator Natalya Rattan on case 2 of the exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community, which focuses on the juvenile and teenage works of some of Canadian writers, including Lawrence Hill and Margaret Atwood.

1 minFEB 15
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Strength In Numbers - Case 2 - Juvenilia

Strength In Numbers - Cases 3 And 4 - Drafts and Edits

Curator Natalya Rattan on cases 3 and 4 of the exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community, which focuses on writers' drafts and the editing process.

2 minFEB 15
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Strength In Numbers - Cases 3 And 4 - Drafts and Edits

Strength In Numbers - Case 5 - Publishing

Curator John Shoesmith on case 5 of the exhibition Strength in Numbers; The CanLit Community, which examines the role of publishing, with a particular focus on self publishing.

3 minFEB 15
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Strength In Numbers - Case 5 - Publishing

Strength In Numbers - Case 6 - Illustration

Curator John Shoesmith on case 6 of the exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community, which focuses on illustration, both in books and on dust jackets and bindings.

1 minFEB 15
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Strength In Numbers - Case 6 - Illustration

Strength In Numbers - Case 7 - The Publishing "ecosystem"

Curator John Shoesmith on Case 7 of the exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community, which looks at the publishing "ecosystem." It also examines the author Arthur Hailey.

2 minFEB 15
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Strength In Numbers - Case 7 - The Publishing "ecosystem"

Strength In Numbers - Case 8 - The Handmaid's Tale

Curator John Shoesmith talks about case 8 of the exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community, which focuses on Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale

2 minFEB 15
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Strength In Numbers - Case 8 - The Handmaid's Tale

Strength In Numbers - Case 8 - Drafts Of The Handmaid's Tale

Curator Natalya Rattan talks about the first draft of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, on display in the exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community

1 minFEB 15
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Strength In Numbers - Case 8 - Drafts Of The Handmaid's Tale

Latest Episodes

Strength In Numbers - Case 1 - Early CanLit

Curator John Shoesmith on case 1 of the exhibition Strength in Numbers; The CanLit Community, which focuses on early Canadian literature, including the Confederation Poets and Lucy Maud Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables.

3 minFEB 15
Comments
Strength In Numbers - Case 1 - Early CanLit

Strength In Numbers - General Introduction To The Exhibition

Curator John Shoesmith provides a brief overview of the exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community.

3 minFEB 15
Comments
Strength In Numbers - General Introduction To The Exhibition

Strength In Numbers - Introduction To The Fisher's Literary Archival Holdings

Curator Natalya Rattan on the Fisher Library's literary archival holdings, and how they are at the centre of the library's exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community.

2 minFEB 15
Comments
Strength In Numbers - Introduction To The Fisher's Literary Archival Holdings

Strength In Numbers - Case 2 - Juvenilia

Curator Natalya Rattan on case 2 of the exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community, which focuses on the juvenile and teenage works of some of Canadian writers, including Lawrence Hill and Margaret Atwood.

1 minFEB 15
Comments
Strength In Numbers - Case 2 - Juvenilia

Strength In Numbers - Cases 3 And 4 - Drafts and Edits

Curator Natalya Rattan on cases 3 and 4 of the exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community, which focuses on writers' drafts and the editing process.

2 minFEB 15
Comments
Strength In Numbers - Cases 3 And 4 - Drafts and Edits

Strength In Numbers - Case 5 - Publishing

Curator John Shoesmith on case 5 of the exhibition Strength in Numbers; The CanLit Community, which examines the role of publishing, with a particular focus on self publishing.

3 minFEB 15
Comments
Strength In Numbers - Case 5 - Publishing

Strength In Numbers - Case 6 - Illustration

Curator John Shoesmith on case 6 of the exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community, which focuses on illustration, both in books and on dust jackets and bindings.

1 minFEB 15
Comments
Strength In Numbers - Case 6 - Illustration

Strength In Numbers - Case 7 - The Publishing "ecosystem"

Curator John Shoesmith on Case 7 of the exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community, which looks at the publishing "ecosystem." It also examines the author Arthur Hailey.

2 minFEB 15
Comments
Strength In Numbers - Case 7 - The Publishing "ecosystem"

Strength In Numbers - Case 8 - The Handmaid's Tale

Curator John Shoesmith talks about case 8 of the exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community, which focuses on Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale

2 minFEB 15
Comments
Strength In Numbers - Case 8 - The Handmaid's Tale

Strength In Numbers - Case 8 - Drafts Of The Handmaid's Tale

Curator Natalya Rattan talks about the first draft of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, on display in the exhibition Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community

1 minFEB 15
Comments
Strength In Numbers - Case 8 - Drafts Of The Handmaid's Tale
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