- 1899-1988 (Creation)
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"Edward Killoran Brown was born in Toronto in 1905. He obtained the degree of Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto and Doctor of Letters from the University of Paris. He was lecturer and then assistant professor of English at University College, Toronto, 1929-1935, Professor of English and Head of the Department at the University of Manitoba 1935-1937, Professor of English LIterature, University College, 1937-1941, Professor of English and Head of the department ta Cornell, 1941-1944, Professor of English at the university of Chicago from 1944 until his death on April 23 1951. His published works include editions of poems by Archibald Lampman and Duncan Campbell Scott, studies of Edith Wharton and Matthew Arnold, and an appraisal of English-Canadian poetry, entitled "On Canadian Poetry", published in 1943, which is generally regarded as a landmark and minor classic in Canadian literature. His Selected Poems of Duncan Campbell Scott, with a perceptive and intimate memoir (Ryerson, Toronto, may 1951), was in the press at the time of his death."
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