Man and religion in the poetry of E.J. Pratt. by John B.M Thorpe

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  • Pratt, E. J. -- 1882-1964.

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Thesis (M.A.) - McGill University. Bibliography: leaves [86-92] Microfilm of typescript. Ottawa, National Library, 1970. 1 reel.

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SeriesCanadian theses on microfilm, no. 5972, Canadian theses on microfilm
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Pagination85, [7] leaves. ;
Number of Pages85
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Open LibraryOL18810090M

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Note:This thesis attempts to show that the role of religion in the lives of the men of Pratt's narrative poetry is significant in an analysis of heroism.

Through an exploration of the poet's personal concept of religion, biographically and in the poetry, it becomes apparent that the example of Christ is established as a criterion by which human action can be : John B.M. Thorpe. Unbeliever, agnostic, humanist, Christian - the fact that the most vocal critics of E.J.

Pratt’s poetry have been able to attribute to him such a diversity of religious positions¹ indicates one of the major sources of ambiguity and irony in his work.

E.J. Pratt, the leading Canadian poet of his time. The son of a Methodist clergyman, Pratt was trained for the ministry as a youth and taught and preached before enrolling at Victoria College in the University of Toronto ().

He graduated in philosophy () and took up the study of theology. From the canon of the poetry of E. Pratt emerges a composite picture of man, the various elements of which are given cohesion by patterns of images and symbols. It is the purpose of this thesis to trace these patterns.

Notes. Typical of Pratt criticism are books such as Wells and Klinck's Edwin J. Pratt, the Man and His Poetry, which analyzes Pratt's main poems in comparison to, Greek epics; Sandra Djwa's The Evolutionary Vision; and comments such as S. Gingell's in Profiles in Canadian Literature: "Pratt's universe is a universe in conflict, where forces of nature contend with one another, and where man.

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In E.J. Pratt In Brébeuf and His Brethren (), Pratt reached the heights of his Man and religion in the poetry of E.J. Pratt. book career. In 12 books of blank verse, this chronicle records the martyrdom of Jesuit missionaries by the Iroquois Indians.

Pratt’s publications of the World War II period reflect topical themes. Book Description: This volume of E.J. Pratt's selected poems introduces Pratt's poems to the college and university student, providing the background necessary for an informed reading of the poems. The volume offers a full sampling of Pratt's poems chosen both for their representativeness and for their intrinsic value.

The E. Pratt Chair in Canadian Literature was created in his name by the University of Toronto in The chair has been held since its founding by Man and religion in the poetry of E.J. Pratt. book Elliot Clarke. The E.J. Pratt commemorative stamp was released in Publications Poetry. Rachel: a sea story of Newfoundland, private, Genre: Poetry.

Author: Edwin John Pratt; Publisher: University of Toronto Press ISBN: X Category: Poetry Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The purpose of The Selected Poems of E.J. Pratt is to introduce Pratt's poems to the college and university student, to provide the kind of information needed for an informed reading of the poems.

"Canada has a great and original poet," I thought, remembering that much of the Canadian poetry I had read for years, like much American poetry before the turn of the century, had seemed to me derivative and, save in a few rare instances, not greatly distinguished.

I wrote to the Macmillan Company of Canada to find out more about E. Pratt. Canadian Atheist writers Veronica Abbass and Diana MacPherson have been on a bit of a poetry kick in a recent post. Their poet of choice is the English poet William Blake (–), but their exchange inspired me to give due props to one of the greatest Canadian poets: E.

Pratt. In some ways this book is a response to issues raised in my early study, E.J. Pratt: The Evolutionary Vision, (), reviewed by Angela T. McAuliffe, where I suggest that evolutionary thinking provided a framework for Pratt=s poetry, that the poet experienced a post-war >crisis in belief,= and that he accepted the human Christ of early.

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