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Robertson Davies

William Robertson Davies, CC, OOnt, FRSC, FRSL (August 28, 1913 – December 2, 1995) 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", a term Davies is variously said to have gladly accepted for himself and to have detested. Davies was the founding Master of Massey College, a graduate residential college associated with the University of Toronto.

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... Grant, Judith Skelton, Robertson Davies Man of Myth, Viking, Toronto, 1994 ... ISBN 0-670-82557-3 (hard cover) ISBN 0-14-011452-1 (paperback) ...
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... Keeper Marc David Farinelli Memoires d'un castrat Robertson Davies The Lyre of Orpheus Robertson Davies The Manticore Robertson Davies A Mixture of Frailties Kathryn Davis The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf Ken Davis ...
The Merry Heart
... is a collection of writings by Canadian novelist Robertson Davies ... a period from 1980 to 1995, the year of Davies' death ... Davies had planned the volume before his death ...
The Enthusiasms Of Robertson Davies
... The Enthusiasms of Robertson Davies is a collection of essays by Canadian novelist and journalist Robertson Davies ... brings together 92 articles, reviews and autobiographical essays that Davies had previously published in newspapers and magazines, covering a wide variety of topics ...
My Baby Loves A Bunch Of Authors
... The Robertson Davies couplet was originally "Who needs a shave?/He's Robertson Davies!" After the author's death in 1995, the band replaced the word "shave" with "grave." In the album ... Kinsella Margaret Atwood Robertson Davies (mentioned twice in the original version) Michael Ondaatje Doris Lessing The tabloid newspaper, the Toronto Sun, is also mentioned ...

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