Of particular interest are those translingual authors who switched languages for stubborn reasons of their own: Frederick Philip Grove
, who was born Felix Paul Greve in Prussia and published in German until, facing serious financial trouble, he feigned suicide and resurfaced in Canada, where he took on a new identity as Anglophone writer Grove; Hideo Levy, an American gaijin who writes all of his novels in Japanese;
Her first chapter discusses vagabondia poetry, the pioneer-settler figure, literary nationalism and the writing of Frederick Philip Grove
The excitement about Canadian books in the 1920s encouraged Eayrs to stick with de la Roche, Frederick Philip Grove
, Grey Owl, and Dorothy Livesay.
Of Frederick Philip Grove, the great German-Canadian writer based in Manitoba during perhaps the most important period of his life, a great deal needs to be said or needs saying again.
This is certainly even more true of Frederick Philip Grove who produced a huge literary canvas, first roughing it in the marshes of Manitoba and then attempting to squire it in the cleared fields of southern Ontario, all the time helping to put Canada on the literary map of the world--as a confirmed Canadian from inside Canada, an immigrant bent on imaginatively creating the archetypical Canadian experience of beginning again, unafraid, undaunted.
The Selected Published Works of Frederick Philip Grove
They include William Kirby, Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspe, Thomas Raddall, Gilbert Parker, Ralph Connor, Emily Murphy, Nellie McClung, Margaret Murray Robertson, Robert Stead, Frederick Philip Grove
, and Hugh MacLennan.
He was in fact born Felix Paul Greve in 1879, into a working-class Prussian family later abandoned by the father; in early adulthood, several financial disappointments and various misadventures, including a 1904 imprisonment for fraud, led Greve to fake his own suicide in 1909 and to reinvent himself as Frederick Philip Grove
in North America.
A Deacon, Madge Macbeth, Raymond Knister, and Frederick Philip Grove
, Graphic produced some long-forgotten books whose primary interest today is to illustrate the mindset of their time.
Among the first women to hold a senior position in Canadian publishing, she helped consolidate the growth of Macmillan from a branch-plant operation to a mature publishing house and worked closely with writers Irene Baird, Audrey Alexandra Brown, Mona Gould, Frederick Philip Grove, W.
Although privately she once admitted to doing his work "for years because the man was so sick," she remained Eayrs's defender and, after his death, reprimanded author Frederick Philip Grove for calling him a scoundrel in her presence: "I was furious; here I was struggling with the man's job, and after working for a man for twenty years, you sort of miss him around the place.
One such author was Frederick Philip Grove, whose work Elliott championed throughout the 1940s.