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Ralph Connor and His Works

John Lennox

Ralph Connor and His Works

by John Lennox

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by ECW Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • General,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American English,
  • Literature: Classics

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCanadian Author Studies
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11445351M
    ISBN 100920763782
    ISBN 109780920763780

    Under the pseudonym of Ralph Connor, he soon became Canada's bestselling author both at home and abroad. His earliest sketches were collected as Black Rock (), and this novel, along with his. Canadian novelist "Ralph Connor" was born Charles William Gordon in Glengarry, Ontario, Canada, in His parents were from Scotland, and his father was a Presbyterian minister. When he was 10 the family moved from the almost frontier settlement of Glengarry to a more "settled" area of Ontario called Zorra, but young Charles always longed for the wilds of Glengarry--as evidenced by the fact that many .

    Charles W. Gordon ["Ralph Connor"] and his works by John C Lennox (Book) Romance to realism: the western fiction of Ralph Connor and R.J.C. Stead by Jean E Horton (). Rev. Dr. Charles William Gordon, was a Canadian novelist and Church leader. He is best remembered for his second novel, The Sky Pilot (), which, like many of his works, was a frontier adventure with strong themes of morality and justice. Pen name: Ralph Connor.

    To Him That Hath: A Tale of the West of Today Ralph Connor downloads; The Man from Glengarry: A Tale of the Ottawa Ralph Connor 94 downloads; Corporal Cameron of the North West Mounted Police: A Tale of the Macleod Trail Ralph Connor 89 downloads; The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land Ralph Connor 79 downloads; The Major Ralph Connor 57 downloads; The Gaspards of Pine Croft: A Romance of .   By: Ralph Connor () With international book sales in the millions, Ralph Connor was the best-known Canadian novelist of the first two decades of the Twentieth Century. Glengarry School Days (), hugely popular in its time, is based on his memories of growing up in rural Ontario around the time of Canadian confederation.


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Ralph Connor and His Works by John Lennox Download PDF EPUB FB2

This collection of books by Canadian author Ralph Connor includes: Beyond the Marshes, Black Rock, Corporal Cameron, The Docotr, The Foreigner. This volume contains Ralph Connor’s novel (published in ), "Black Rock - A Tale of the Selkirks". Set in a mining and lumberjack boom town in the s, this literary work centres on a new minister who brings the fight for men’s souls to the doors of the seedy saloons and dastardly drug by: 3.

The author of Sky Pilot, Ralph Connor, captured beautifully the world about which he wrote, both the natural surroundings and the diverse people who populate that world/5(16).

Biography of Ralph Connor. Ralph Connor (pseudonym of Reverend Charles William Gordon) (), Canadian Literature icon, Presbyterian minister, and one of the founders of the United Church of Canada wrote The Man From Glengarry; "Three cheers for Macdonald!" cried Starry Hamilton, as the carriage drove away, and after the three cheers and the tiger, little Merrill's voice led them in the old.

But all three are concerned with young men and their development. In the years before WWI, Ralph Connor was one of the world's best-selling writers, and his work never ceased to find an audience during his lifetime. One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century.

COMPETITIVE PRICING. InvCode zzd43 ViewFair Books: Size: 8 x 5. His first books, the missionary adventure tales Black Rock () and its sequel, The Sky Pilot (), met with phenomenal success.

His highest literary achievements are considered to be the books dealing with the Ralph Connor and His Works book traditions of his Ontario boyhood: The Man from Glengarry () and Glengarry School Days (). The historical Ralph Connor Memorial United Church, built inwas named inafter its founder and first minister, Rev.

Charles W Gordon, who later wrote stories and novels under his pen name, Ralph Connor. Gordon wrote his first novel Black Rock in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Based on his experiences in Canmore and Banff, this was the first of over 35 novels that catapulted him to. Charles W. Gordon (–) was educated at the University of Toronto and ordained as a Presbyterian minister in Under the pseudonym Ralph Connor, he published over thirty novels that made him an internationally best-selling author, including The Man from Glengarry () and Glengarry School Days ()/5(3).

Coleman skillfully links his definition of Connor's employment of "heroic allegory" (p. ) with the setting of the story and with the panoramic set pieces, such as the opening passage of The Foreigner (and there are several such passages in the story, as in his other fiction, that elevate the world of action to a totemic plane).

Ralph Connor was born Charles William Gordon in Indian Lands, Glengarry County, Canada West (later Ontario) in He graduated from the University of Toronto in and received his B.D. from Knox College in Toronto in Let’s go now to Ralph Connor. Born in Glengarry County, Ontario, inCharles William Gorden wrote under the pen name, Ralph Connor.

Many of the places he wrote about were places he lived. He published his first novel, Black Rock, in While the book was moderately successful in Canada, his second novel, The Sky Pilot, gained him international attention in and sold more than 1, copies. The Sky Pilot, like many of his works, was a frontier adventure with.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lennox, John, Charles W. Gordon ("Ralph Connor") and his works. This collection of books by Canadian author Ralph Connor includes: Beyond the Marshes, Black Rock, Corporal Cameron, The Docotr, The Foreigner, Glengarry Schooldays, The Major, The Man from Glengarry, Michael McGrath, The Patrol of the Sun Dance Trail, The Prospector, The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land, and To Him that Hath.

Read Ralph Connor ’s biography, works and quotes online for free. offers the most comprehensive collection of books and writings by Ralph Connor. Rev. Charles William Gordon, or Ralph Connor, (Septem – Octo ) was a Canadian novelist, using the Connor pen name while maintaining his status as a Church leader, first in the Presbyterian and later the United churches in Canada.

Gordon was also at one time a master at Upper Canada sold more than five million copies of his works in his lifetime, and some. To Him That Hath by Ralph Connor Part 1 out of 6. homepage; Index of To Him That Hath; Next part (2) This etext was produced by Donald Lainson, [email protected] TO HIM THAT HATH A NOVEL OF THE WEST OF TODAY by RALPH CONNOR CONTENTS CHAPTER I THE GAME II THE COST OF SACRIFICE III THE HEATHEN QUEST IV.

The Sky Pilot, like many of his works, was a frontier adventure with strong themes of morality and justice. He continued to write until his death in His autobiography, Postscript to Adventure was penned in his final year and published posthumously in Ralph Connor House.

Dalkeith Plus was recently the recipient of a large donation of Ralph Connor books. The library now has plenty for both in-house use and for circulating copies of most titles.

Special guest Charles Gordon, the grandson of Ralph Connor (aka Charles William Gordon) and an author in his own right, will be on hand to help us celebrate this. Ralph Connor ( - ) Rev. Charles William Gordon, or Ralph Connor, (Septem – Octo ) was a Canadian novelist, using the Connor pen name while maintaining his status as a Church leader, first in the Presbyterian and later the United churches in Canada.

Gordon was also at one time a master at Upper Canada College. The Sky Pilot, like many of his works, was a frontier adventure with strong themes of morality and justice. He continued to write until his death in His autobiography, Postscript to Adventure was penned in his final year and published posthumously in Ralph Connor House.

Ralph Connor House is a Canadian, Manitoba and Winnipeg heritage treasure.About the Author- Rev. Dr. Charles William Gordon, or Ralph Connor, (Septem - Octo ) was a Canadian novelist, using the Connor pen name while maintaining his status as a Church leader, first in the Presbyterian and later the United churches in Canada.

Gordon was also at.Ralph CONNOR ( - ) With international book sales in the millions, Ralph Connor was the best-known Canadian novelist of the first two decades of the Twentieth Century. The Man from Glengarry was his most popular and accomplished work.