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Edwin J. Pratt, the man and his poetry

Henry Willis Wells

Edwin J. Pratt, the man and his poetry

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Published by Ryerson Press in Toronto .
Written in English

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  • Pratt, E. J. -- 1882-1964

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Henry W. Wells [and] Carl F. Klinck; foreword by J. B. Brebner.
    SeriesCanadian men of letters
    ContributionsKlinck, Carl F., 1908-1990.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6031.R3 Z9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 197 p.
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23780355M


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EDWIN J. PRATT, 81, A POET OF THE SEA; Writer, Who Published First Verse at Age of 40, Dies He was 40 before he published a book but his poems of the sea won him an avid following. He produced. The editorial approach has been historical, chronological and biographical. The introduction locates Pratt in his Newfoundland and Canadian contexts and discusses the development of his work in terms of his early modernist contemporaries, concluding that E.J.

Pratt remains the most important and influential Canadian poet up to the mid-fifties. Edwin J. Pratt, the man and his poetry by Henry W Wells (Book) Still life: and other verse by E. J Pratt (Book) Some poems of E.J. Pratt: aspects of imagery and theme by A. M Smith (Book). Thorpe, John B.: Man Edwin J.

Pratt Religion in the Poetry of E.J. Pratt. For more information regarding individual microfilm rolls, see records in University of Toronto Libraries catalogue.

Two Catholic epics of the twentieth century: James McAuley's Captain Quiros and E.J. Pratt's Brebeuf and his Brethren by Peter R. Hunt. Edwin John Dove Pratt-Who published as E. Pratt, was "the leading Canadian poet of his time." He was a Canadian poet originally from Newfoundland who lived most of his life in Toronto, Ontario.

A three-time winner of the country's Governor General's Award for poetry, he has been called "the foremost Canadian poet of the first half of the.

Klinck's second important contribution to Canadian literary history was the biographical section of Edwin J. Pratt: The Man and his Poetry, published at the time when he was leaving Waterloo for London, where he lived until his.

Life Edit Overview Edit. Originally from Newfoundland, Pratt lived most of his life in Toronto, Ontario.A 3-time winner of the country's Governor General's Award for poetry, he has been called "the foremost Canadian poet of the first half of the century.".

Youth and education Edit. Pratt was born in Western Bay, Newfoundland, the son of Fanny and John mater: University of Toronto #N##N#(Victoria College). entitled: Edwin John Pratt. The Man and His Poetry. In this book a slight, comparative analysis is made of the technique, in order to ascertain the poet's literary status, or rather to introduce him to an unknowing audience.

The first three chapters of the book present a fairly complete biographical sketch of Pratt, this is. From the canon of the poetry of E. Pratt emerges a composite picture of man, the various elements of which are given cohesion by patterns of images and symbols. It is the purpose of this thesis to trace these patterns, to discover their relation to Pratt's main themes of man and the mechanical universe, and to reveal his view of man.

(Edwin John Dove) Pratt (February 4, – The man and his poetry book ) was an important Canadian poet. He was born in Newfoundland, where his father was. Pratt, E(dwin) J(ohn) – Pratt occupies a central position in the development of Canadian poetry.

His language, fresh and contemporary, results from. One holograph; two annotated transcripts; one typescript document titled "An introduction by Dr. Pratt to an evening of a recital of Brébeuf and his Brethren.

Memo to Prof. E.J. Pratt from C. Chant concerning the date of eclipses in and June 5, 3: Dr. Pratt's discussion of Brébeuf and his Brethren [between and ]. letter to E.K. Brown [death of Pelham Edgar; Deacon's review of Edwin J.

Pratt: the Man and His Poetry; unfair review of Behind the Log] 28 December to 1 January addresses the Poetry Society of America in New York while attending Modern Languages Association conference 29 December Ned Pratt is frankly delighted with such public recognition of his poetry.

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Pratt. Like E.J. Pratt, W.W.E. Ross, Arthur Stringer (whose Open Water was the first book of modernist free verse by a Canadian), and others, Knister was a "Transitional modern" whose poetry, fiction, and criticism showed the effects of the many forces which were changing Canadian poetry and Canadian en: Imogen Givens (–).

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Clarke Award, and the Governor General’s Award, twice. E.J. Pratt John Wesley Virginia Woolf / Bloomsbury and many others. Victoria University Library maintains a number of special collections in various subject areas.

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Edwin John Pratt, born on the fourth of February in Newfoundland, Canada, and wrote this peom 5 years after the end of WWI. E.J. Pratt received his education from St. John's Methodist College, Victoria College, University of Toronto, Victoria University, University of Toronto.

Edwin J. Pratt (). His poetry is distinguished b y an acute observation of urban and rural Canadian life, and much of his best-known work has public themes, like Towards the.

• Edwin John Pratt • Pratt published his first book of poetry - Newfoundland Verse - inas is the university's E.J. Pratt Medal for poetry. Winners of the award include Margaret. Charles Lyon Chandler ( – J ) was an American consul and historian of Latin America–United States relations.A Harvard graduate who came to South America in the Consular Service, he became a student and proponent of pioneering book Inter-American Acquaintances proposed a new, Pan-American origin for the Monroe Doctrine.

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However, he was criticized by many Union generals for Education: Kenyon College (BA). Book Description: E.J. Pratt () is generally recognized as the leading Canadian poet of his generation. Moreover, as Marshall McLuhan observed inPratt was, in his personal and social life, 'a one-man creator of a climate for the arts and letters in Canada.' The Truant Years covers the first forty-five years of a full and.

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February 21 – First issue of The New Yorker magazine is published.; November 21 – First issue of McGill Fortnightly Review, a publication of Montreal. E.J. Pratt E.J. Pratt, the leading Canadian poet of his time. The son of a Methodist clergyman, Pratt was trained for the ministry as a youth and taught and preached before enrolling at Victoria College in the University of Toronto ().

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Edwin John Pratt ( - ) Canada Source: The New Oxford Book of Canadian Verse in English, chosen by Margaret Atwood, Oxford University Press, Posted by Bruce-the-Sheep at This blog on poetry is being built up as a collection of my personal favourites, whilst my other blog - mainly about social media - reflects part of my.

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On ApEdwin Way Teale, at Trail Wood, his home in Hampton, Connecticut, wrote this passage: A little after 5 am, just as the sun was rising above the trees along the brook, this morning, I walk down Veery Lane, up over the tundra and to Juniper Hill the long way. This story map was created with the Story Map Shortlist application in ArcGIS Online.

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