Fortune, My Foe and Eros at Breakfast


Robertson Davies has been called the most important Canadian playwright of the postwar period. These two plays from the 1940s prove that great writing and important themes never go out of style.

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Robertson Davies

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014
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Robertson Davies

Robertson Davies was born in Thamesville, Ontario in 1913. He was educated at Upper Canada College, Queen's University, and Balliol College, Oxford. He was the first Canadian member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature; Honourary Fellow, Balliol College; Member of the Order of Ontario; and a Companion of the Order of Canada.