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(1905—1951)

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Archibald Lampman

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(1861–99).

He was born in Morpeth, Canada West (Ontario), where his father was an Anglican clergyman. His family moved to Parrytown in 1866 and the next year to Gore's Landing ...

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Criticism in English

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1. The Nineteenth Century.

Written chiefly in the form of the instructive essay, early criticism tended to be corrective in function, addressing writers as much as readers about...

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Duncan Campbell Scott

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(1862–1947).

The son of a Methodist minister, he was born in Ottawa. His family encouraged the appreciation of music, and Scott eventually became an accomplished pianist. He...

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George Courken Deukmejian

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

(b. Menands, New York, 6 June 1928)

US; Governor of California 1983–91 An Armenian whose father was an oriental rug dealer, Deukmejian gained his education by working his way...

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Joanna E. Wood

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(d. 1919).

Born in Lanarkshire, Scotland, she lived for a short time with her family in the southern United States, then moved to Queenston Heights, Ontario. During her writing...

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Leon Edel

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(1907–1997) American biographer

James Joyce: The Last Journey (1947) Non-FictionHenry James (1953–72) Non-FictionBloomsbury: A House of Lions (1979) Non-FictionThe Stuff of Sleep...

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Prairie writing

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According to Edward McCourt, author of a ground-breaking critical survey, The Canadian West in fiction (1949; rev. 1970), ‘Prairie literature properly begins with the nineteenth-century...

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Ronald Reagan

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(b. Tampico, Illinois, 6 Feb. 1911; d. Los Angeles, California, 5 June 2004)

US; President 1980–8 The son of a bankrupt store manager, Reagan was educated at Eureka College,...

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William Fife Knowland

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(b. Alameda, California, 26 June 1908; d. Guerneville, California, 23 Feb. 1974)

US; US Senator 1945–58 Knowland, whose father was a Congressman and part owner of the Oakland...

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