|dc.description||Michael Sands Hornyansky was the son of well-known artist, Nicholas
Hornyansky and a cellist. He attended Oakwood Collegiate, Toronto;
University College in Toronto and Merton College, Oxford where he
was a Rhodes scholar. He won the Newdigate prize for poetry in 1951.
Dr. Hornyansky taught English Language and Literature at Carleton
University, Ottawa for 10 years before moving to Niagara in 1964. He
was the founding chairman of the English Department of Brock University where he remained until his retirement in 1993.
Some of his achievements include:The Golden Phoenix, a retelling of
French Canadian folk tales and the publishing of papers on children’s
literature and the discriminating use of the English language. He also
reviewed poetry for the University of Toronto Quarterly.
Michael Hornyansky died on May 14th, 2008 in Alberta at the age of 81.
The annual Michael Hornyansky prize for creative writing was
established at Brock University.||en_US
|dc.description.abstract||The bulk of the materials consist of writings, speeches and lectures.||en_US
|dc.subject||English Literature -- Hornyansky, Michael -- Brock University -- Newdigate prize||en_US
|dc.title||Michael Hornyansky Fonds,||en_US