Edwin John Dove Pratt, FRSC (February 4, 1882 – April 26, 1964), who published as E. The Royal Society of Canada ( Société royale du Canada) now known as the RSC Academies of Arts Humanities and Sciences of Canada ( SRC Académies des Arts Events 211 - Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies leaving the Roman Empire in the hands of his two quarrelsome sons Year 1882 ( MDCCCLXXXII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 1467 - The miraculous image in Our Lady of Good Counsel appear in Genazzano, Italy. Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar. J. Pratt, was a Canadian poet from Newfoundland. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Newfoundland and Labrador (ˈnuːfɨn(dlənd ən(d ˈlæbrəˌdɔr (Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador is a province of Canada, the tenth and latest to join the Confederation
Born in Western Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Pratt grew up in a variety of Newfoundland communities in Newfoundland, as his Methodist minister father was posted to various communities around the colony. Methodism is a movement within Protestant Christianity represented by a number of denominations and organizations Pratt himself was also ordained as a Methodist minister, but never served in the church.
He married Viola Whitney Pratt, herself a writer, and they had one daughter, Claire Pratt, who also became a writer and poet. Mildred Claire Pratt, 1921-1995 was a Canadian Artist, Poet and editor who published as Claire Pratt.
Pratt studied psychology at the University of Toronto, and taught psychology and English literature at Victoria College until 1953. Psychology (from Greek grc ψῡχή psȳkhē, "breath life soul" and grc -λογία -logia) is an Academic and This article is about the University of Toronto's St George Campus The term English literature refers to Literature written in the English language, including literature composed in English by Writers not necessarily from Victoria University ("Vic" for short is a Federated school of the University of Toronto, consisting of Victoria College and Emmanuel College Year 1953 ( MCMLIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
His first published work as a poet appeared in 1914, but his first memorable collection was 1923's Newfoundland Verse. Year 1923 ( MCMXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Pratt ultimately became the foremost Canadian poet of the early twentieth century, winning Governor General's Awards in 1937, 1940 and 1952. The Governor General's Awards are named in honour of the Governor General of Canada, and are presented in a number of fields The 1937 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit were the second such awards and the first to include a category for poetry and drama The 1940 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit were the fifth such awards In Canada, the 1952 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit were the sixteenth such awards He was elected to the Royal Society of Canada in 1930, was awarded the Society's Lorne Pierce Medal in 1940, and was editor of Canadian Poetry Magazine from 1936 to 1943. The Royal Society of Canada ( Société royale du Canada) now known as the RSC Academies of Arts Humanities and Sciences of Canada ( SRC Académies des Arts Year 1930 ( MCMXXX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Lorne Pierce Medal is awarded every two years by the Royal Society of Canada to recognize achievement of special significance and conspicuous merit in imaginative or critical Year 1940 ( MCMXL) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Year 1936 ( MCMXXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Year 1943 ( MCMXLIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Pratt's work often drew from Canadian and Newfoundland history.
A library at the University of Toronto currently bears his name, as does the University's E. J. Pratt Medal for poetry. Winners of the award include Margaret Atwood in 1961 and Michael Ondaatje in 1966. Margaret Eleanor Atwood, CC (born November 18, 1939) is a Canadian Writer. Philip Michael Ondaatje, OC (ɒnˈdɑːtʃiː (born 12 September 1943 is a Sri Lankan Canadian
|NAME||Pratt, E. Year 1989 ( MCMLXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar) J.|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Canadian poet|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 4, 1882|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Western Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada|
|DATE OF DEATH||April 26, 1964|
|PLACE OF DEATH||Canada|