Frederick Philip Grove

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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.


The Turn of the Year. Toronto. 1923.


Our Living Tradition. Toronto, 1958. Pages 105–27.
Story. N. The Oxford Companion to Canadian History and Literature. Toronto, 1967.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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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. Chapter 2 focuses on representations of unemployment and on left periodical culture in the 1930s and their common demand for state support of the unemployed; Chapter 3 analyses the Depression novels of Irene Baird and Claudius Gregory; Chapter 4 the publication history of Hugh Garner's novel, Cabbagetown and the "postwar compact between state and labour." (130) Mason's final chapter connects these various histories in a discussion of the emergence of the New Left and a renewed interest in Depression narratives in the 1970s.
The excitement about Canadian books in the 1920s encouraged Eayrs to stick with de la Roche, Frederick Philip Grove, Grey Owl, and Dorothy Livesay.
Gaby Divay recapitulates critical history in a way that fascinates because she has two good stories to tell: the first, an account of the twists and turns of the man who began life as the petty German criminal Felix Paul Greve and ended it as a moral and literary exemplar, the Canadian novelist Frederick Philip Grove; the second, that of the scholarly detective work that uncovered these facts.
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.
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.
Grove in Europe and Canada: Translated Lives is a scholarly work of exceptional depth and detail that sheds new light on Frederick Philip Grove's years in Europe as a student, author, and translator, incontrovertibly demonstrating Grove's vital historical, cultural, and literary significance as Felix Paul Greve.
Alongside work by well-known writers such as W.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.
"'Borne Across the World': Else Plotz (Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven), Felix Paul Greve (Frederick Philip Grove) and the Politics of Cultural Mediation." The Politics of Cultural Mediation: Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven and Felix Paul Greve.
Neijmann assesses Salverson with respect to Canadian writers of her generation like Nellie McClung, Martha Ostenso and Frederick Philip Grove. Due to the literary climate of the time, Salverson didn't win the recognition she deserved from her contemporaries.
The company also launched some of Canada's enduring classics, such as Frederick Philip Grove's In Search of Myself (1946), W.O.