Grove, Frederick Philip

Grove, Frederick Philip

 

Born Feb. 14. 1872. in Sweden; died Aug. 19, 1948, in Toronto. Canadian author.

Grove came to Canada from Europe in 1892. In the collection of essays Over Prairie Trails (1922) and the novel Settlers of the Marsh (1925) he realistically portrayed the life of the prairies. Some of his novels focus on the struggle of man with nature: Our Daily Bread (1928), The Yoke of Life (1930), Fruits of the Earth (1933), and The Master of the Mill (1944). In 1946, Grove published his autobiography, In Search of Myself.

WORKS

The Turn of the Year. Toronto. 1923.

REFERENCES

Our Living Tradition. Toronto, 1958. Pages 105–27.
Story. N. The Oxford Companion to Canadian History and Literature. Toronto, 1967.
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