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6 edition of E.J. Pratt on his life and poetry found in the catalog.

E.J. Pratt on his life and poetry

by Pratt, E. J.

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pratt, E. J. 1882-1964,
  • Poets, Canadian -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE.J. Pratt ; edited by Susan Gingell.
    SeriesThe Collected works of E.J. Pratt
    ContributionsGingell, Susan, 1951-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.P7 Z466 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlix, 218 p. :
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2783494M
    ISBN 100802056148
    LC Control Number83208681

    Being just apprised of the fact that my former Professor of English Romantic Poets, Dr. David Pitt, had been recently () awarded an Honorary Degree at the insititution he helped mould (Memorial University of Newfoundland) and noting that no-one had yet ventured a review of his second volume of Newfoundland poet E.J. Pratt's life (The Master Years, ), I try, as a loyal Cited by: 1. Victoria University Library holds the E.J. Pratt fonds, consisting of Pratt's records, pertaining to his activities as a teacher, minister and poet. It contains manuscripts and published works by E.J. Pratt, as well as notebooks, drafts of poems, lecture notes, letters, critical works and .

    E.J. Pratt () is generally recognized as the leading Canadian poet of his generation. Moreover, as Marshall McLuhan observed in , Pratt 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 5/5(1). Pratt worked many jobs, some of which include: teacher, draper's apprentice, assistant minister. Prate's education and experiences various Jobs gives Pratt a very expansive view of the society he lived in. Furthermore, living through the chaos of World War One, which began in , and ended in a uneasy truce in gave the basis for the poem "The Shark".

    Gathering the strongest poetry published by Newfoundlanders since the death of E. J. Pratt in , The Breakwater Book of Contemporary Newfoundland Poetry features selections from twelve of the province’s most impressive poets, including Al Pittman, Tom Dawe, Mary . Series consists of materials regarding E.J Pratt's works and life, including correspondence, articles, tributes, theses, and poems, reviews of his literary works, radio broadcasts, manuscripts of Pratt biographies, and other material including programs for events in his honour, photographs of events in honour of Pratt, and artwork depicting Pratt.


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E.J. Pratt on his life and poetry by Pratt, E. J. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The prose writings of E.J. Pratt provide a variety of information about the life and work of this pre-eminent Canadian poet. Pratt’s good humour, sincerity, and extraordinary capacity for friendship are highlighted in these pages, and the great significance of his formative years in Newfoundland, especially in his lifelong orientation towards the sea and in his respect for the human spirit.

E.J. Pratt () is one of Canada's best-known poets. This volume collects, for the first time, his own comments on his life and work. Pratt's good humour, his sincerity, and his. Author: Edwin John Pratt; Publisher: University of Toronto Press ISBN: X E.J.

Pratt on his life and poetry book Poetry Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The purpose of The Selected Poems of E.J.

Pratt is to introduce Pratt's poems to the college and university student, to provide the kind of information needed for an informed reading of the poems. 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 /5. 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 /5(13).

E.J. Pratt, in full Edwin John Pratt, (born Feb. 4,Western Bay, Nfd., Can.—died ApToronto, Ont.), 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 ().

He graduated in philosophy () and took up the study. Please discuss E. Pratt's poem "From Stone to Steel". (Edwin John Dove) Pratt (February 4, – Ap ) was an important Canadian poet.

He was born in Newfoundland, where 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). Still Life and Other Verse. By: Pratt, E. Price: $ Publisher: Toronto, The MacMillan Company of Canada Limited: UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO LINKS.

Canadian Poets, Contemporary. Canadian Poets, 19th Century. Representative Poetry Online. TEN SELECTED POEMS WITH NOTES by Pratt, E.J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at E.J. Pratt John Wesley Virginia Woolf / Bloomsbury and many others.

Victoria University Library maintains a number of special collections in various subject areas. Included in the collections are printed books, manuscripts and papers. Many of the items are catalogued, and inventories and finding aids are available for the manuscript collections.

Edwin John Dove Pratt (February 4, – Ap ), 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.

Materials on E.J. Pratt including: book review of E.J. Pratt: On his Life and Poetry edited by Susan Gingall; typed and annotated manuscript of article "Java to Geneva: The Making of a Pratt Poem" by Susan A. Beckmann; photocopy of typed and annotated manuscript of article "Some Personal Apropos of Ned" by Ralph Gustafson; all come with.

E.J. Pratt is widely acknowledged as Canada’s most influential modern poet, yet until now we have lacked a complete text of his poems and much of the biographical and literary background helpful for a full understanding of his work. When Pratt retired from the University of Toronto in the fifties a selection of his poems was generally.

Born Edwin John Dove Pratt in Western Bay, Newfoundland, E. Pratt lived most of his professional life in Toronto, Ontario, where he taught in both the Psychology and English departments at the University of Toronto.

He published over 20 collections of poetry, three. A Brief Overview of The Hypertext Pratt In addition to the five-volume Complete Worksseries published by the University of Toronto Press, the E.J.

Pratt Publication Project() has produced digital companion sites for the Selected Poemsand Lettersvolumes, and prototype "hypertext" editions of the poems and letters – all of which are available on this site. E. Pratt: biography February 4, – Ap Expounding on that theme inin a review essay of A.J.M.

Smith’s anthology The Book of Canadian Poetry, Frye stated that, in Canadian poetry: The unconscious horror of nature and the subconscious horrors of the mind thus coincide: this amalgamation is the [ ].

Descubre el gran catálogo de E J Pratt libros en línea. Envío gratis en todo el mundo en más de 20 millones de títulos. In some ways this book is a response to issues raised in my early study, E.J. Pratt: The Evolutionary Vision, (), reviewed by Angela T.

McAuliffe, where I suggest that evolutionary thinking provided a framework for Pratt=s poetry, that the poet experienced a post-war >crisis in belief,= and that he accepted the human Christ of early.

I wrote to the Macmillan Company of Canada to find out more about E. J. Pratt. Today I am fortunate, I think, to count Ned Pratt as one of my best-loved literary friends.

I "discovered" him (with eleven books of poetry to his credit!) when he had reached the age of sixty.Brébeuf and His Brethren (, poetry) Dunkirk (, poetry) Still Life and Other Verse (, poetry) Collected Poems (, poetry) They Are Returning (, poetry) Behind the Log (, poetry) Ten Selected Poems (, poetry) Towards the Last Spike (, poetry) The Collected Poems of E.

J. Pratt (, poetry) Heroic Tales in Verse Born: From: Victoria University Library, University of Toronto, Special Collections: E.J. Pratt E. J. Pratt, February 4, - Ap Full name: Edwin John Dove Pratt. Born February 4, in Western Bay, Newfoundland.

Son of Reverend John Pratt and Fanny Pitts Knight.