The enthusiasms of Robertson Davies

edited by Judith Skelton Grant. by Robertson Davies

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart in Toronto

Written in English
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ContributionsGrant, Judith Skelton, 1941-
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. ;
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22328654M
ISBN 100771035608

Robertson Davies gave many speeches over the years, and one of his favourite topics at these events was reading. The greater part of this collection is speeches, made throughout his life; also included are essays, ghost stories, and a children's shor. The enthusiasms of Robertson Davies by Robertson Davies Published by Penguin Books in New York, by: 5. Books shelved as robertson-davies: Fifth Business by Robertson Davies, World of Wonders by Robertson Davies, The Manticore by Robertson Davies, The Cunni. The Manticore is the second novel in Robertson Davies' Deptford Trilogy.. Published in by Macmillan of Canada, it deals with the aftermath of the mysterious death of Percy Boyd "Boy" Staunton retold during a series of conversations between Staunton's son and a Jungian psychoanalyst.. The title refers to elements of the subconscious which unfold through the story Author: Robertson Davies.

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May 5, Biblio is open and shipping orders. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Davies, Robertson, Enthusiasms of Robertson Davies. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, William Robertson Davies, CC OOnt FRSC FRSL (28 August – 2 December ) was a Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor.

He was one of Canada's best known and most popular authors and one of its most distinguished "men of letters", an unfashionable term Davies gladly accepted for himself.

[1]Born: 28 AugustThamesville, Ontario, Canada. Possibly the secret to Robertson Davies’ ever-growing following is that he is not a 20th-century writer after all.

Admittedly, he was born in Ontario instudied at Oxford and acted Shakespeare in London during the s, edited a small Ontario newspaper for 20 years, and then moved to Toronto, where he still flourishes.

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Create # Penguin Books. The Deptford Trilogy (published to ) is a series of inter-related novels by Canadian novelist Robertson Davies. 2 Fifth Business. 3 The Manticore. 4 World of Wonders. 5 Key characters.

Dunstan Ramsay. Magnus Eisengrim. 7 External links. The trilogy consists of Fifth Business (), The Manticore (), and World of. Enthusiasms Of Robertson Davies Paperback – Jan.

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The Cornish Trilogy is three related novels by Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor Robertson Davies. The trilogy consists of The Rebel Angels (), What's Bred in the Bone (), and The Lyre of Orpheus ().The series explores the life and influence of Francis Cornish.

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