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waddington-miriam - still image

waddington-miriam - still image

Born in Winnipeg, Canada, Miriam Waddington was educated in an intellectually and culturally progressive Yiddish environment, an upbringing which may have inspired her to write poetry whose powerful voice challenged the patriarchal assumptions still endemic among her fellow modernist poets. She is shown here in 1972.

Institution: Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives

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