|Philip Albert Child|
January 19, 1898|
|Died||February 6, 1978
|Known for||Novelist, poet, and academic|
Philip Albert Child (January 19, 1898 – February 6, 1978) was a Canadian novelist, poet, and academic.
Born in Hamilton, Ontario, the son of William Addison Child and Elizabeth Helen (Harvey) Child, Child studied at Trinity College where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree after serving during World War I. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Christ's College, Cambridge in 1921 and received a Master of Arts and Ph.D. from Harvard University. He was a journalist and taught for a time at the University of British Columbia while writing several novels. In 1942, he became a professor at Trinity College eventually becoming Chancellor's Professor of English.
- The Village of Souls (1933)
- God's Sparrows (1937)
- Day of Wrath (1945)
- Mr. Ames Against Time (1948)
- The Victorian House: And Other Poems (1951)
- Come Rack (1954)
- The Wood of the Nightingale (1965)
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