ROBERTS, Sir Charles G(eorge) D(ouglas)
   Canadian poet and novelist, important in CANADA's literary history. Among his many works are several collections of animal fantasies, most notably The Kindred of the Wild (coll 1902), in which various beasts reason like human beings. In the Morning of Time (1914-15 Cosmopolitan; coll of linked stories 1919 UK), set in prehistoric times, romantically presents the first stages of the ascent to civilization.
   See also: ORIGIN OF MAN.

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  • Roberts, Sir Charles G(eorge) D(ouglas) — born Jan. 10, 1860, Douglas, N.B. died Nov. 26, 1943, Toronto, Ont., Can. Canadian poet. At first a teacher and editor, he became a journalist in New York City and lived in London before settling in Toronto. His best known poems are simple… …   Universalium

  • Roberts, Sir Charles G(eorge) D(ouglas) — (10 ene. 1860, Douglas, N.B.– 26 nov. 1943, Toronto, Ont., Canadá). Poeta canadiense. Se dedicó en un principio a trabajar como profesor y editor; luego se dedicó al periodismo en Nueva York y vivió un tiempo en Londres antes de radicarse… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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