Camille Roy (literary critic)

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Camille Roy
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Born (1870-10-22)October 22, 1870
Berthier-en-Bas (Berthier-sur-Mer), Quebec
Died June 24, 1943(1943-06-24) (aged 72)
Quebec City, Quebec
Occupation priest, professor, literary critic

Camille Roy (October 22, 1870 – June 24, 1943) was a Canadian priest and literary critic.

Born in Berthier-en-Bas (Berthier-sur-Mer), Quebec, Roy studied at the Petit Séminaire of Quebec and the Grand Séminaire de Québec and was ordained a priest in 1896.

He was rector of Université Laval for four terms: 1922 to 1924, 1929, 1932 to 1938, and 1940 to 1943.

He was awarded the Lorne Pierce Medal in 1929.

Selected works[edit]

  • Essais sur la littérature canadienne
  • Nos origines littéraires
  • A l'Ombre des érables, Erables en fleurs and Etudes et croquis


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Professional and academic associations
Preceded by
Arthur Henry Reginald Buller
President of the Royal Society of Canada
Succeeded by
Arthur Stewart Eve