Robertson william davies, cc, oont, writer, journalist, professor (born 28 the next year he published a collection of essays on literature, a voice from the. The cunning man by robertson davies paperback $2000 the author of twelve novels and several volumes of essays and plays, he was the first canadian to. Robertson davies worked in his early career to increase the quality and profile of canadian drama he started the dominion drama festival. Fictional essays shakespeare's boy actors (1939) (as w robertson davies) shakespeare for young players: a junior course (1942). William robertson davies facts: robertson davies (1913-1995) enjoyed a his last book, a collection of non-fiction essays entitled the merry heart:.
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Fiction writer, playwright, and professor, robertson davies was one of canada's literary giants born in thamesville, ontario on august 28, 1813, r.