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Roberts, Charles G. D., Sir, 1860-1943

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  • Fuller Name

    • Charles George Douglas
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    • us: Father of Canadian poetry, 1860-1943
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    • Roberts, Charles George Douglas, Sir, 1860-1943
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    • found: His The lure of the wild, 1980: t.p. (Sir Charles G. D. Roberts)
    • found: The heart of the ancient wood, 1900: t.p. (Charles G. D. Roberts, author of By the marshes of Minas, The forge in the forest, A sister to Evangeline, New York nocturnes, etc.)
    • found: Wikipedia, September 2, 2013 (heading: Charles G. D. Roberts; Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, KCMG FRSC (January 10, 1860 - November 26, 1943); Canadian poet and prose writer who is known as the Father of Canadian Poetry; born Douglas, New Brunswick; died Toronto, Ontario; raised in the parish of Westcock, New Brunswick; attended Fredericton Collegiate School from 1874 to 1876, and then the University of New Brunswick (UNB), earning his B.A. in 1879 and M.A. in 1881; principal of Chatham High School in Chatham, New Brunswick, from 1879 to 1881, and of York Street School in Fredericton from 1881 to 1883; in 1885 Roberts became a professor at the University of King's College in Windsor, Nova Scotia; resigned from King's College in 1895; left Canada for New York City in 1897; during 1897 and 1898 he worked for The Illustrated American as an associate editor; in 1907 moved to Europe first living in Paris; moved to Munich in 1910, and in 1912 to London, where he lived until 1925; returned to Canada in 1925; member of the Halifax literary and social set, The Song Fishermen; elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1893; elected to the United States National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1898; awarded the Royal Society of Canada's first Lorne Pierce Medal in 1926; on June 3, 1935, Roberts was one of three Canadians on King George V's honour list to receive a knighthood (Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George)) {}
  • LC Classification

    • PR9199.3.R5269
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-08-18: new
    • 2013-09-20: revised
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