|born on||8 May 1912 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )|
|Place||Winnipeg, Manitoba (CAN), 49n53, 97w09|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||17°26' 06°31 Asc. 19°13'|
Canadian writer of political biography and history, an anarchist thinker, an essayist and literary critic. He was also a poet and published several volumes of travel writing. In 1959, he was the founding editor of the journal "Canadian Literature" which was the first academic journal specifically dedicated to Canadian writing. He is most commonly known outside of Canada for his book "Anarchism: A History of Libertarian Ideas and Movements" (1962).
George Woodcock died at his home in Vancouver, Canada, on 28 January 1995.
- friend relationship with Dalai Lama XIV (born 6 July 1935)
- friend relationship with Orwell, George (born 25 June 1903)
Sy Scholfield quotes him in "The Family Bush: A Pre-Autobiographical Exercise" by George Woodcock, Queen's Quarterly, 89.2 (Summer 1982). p. 376: "I was born in Winnipeg, where I struggled into life before dawn on 8 May 1912, in the old Grace Hospital."
- Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
- Vocation : Politics : Other Politics (Anarchist)
- Vocation : Writers : Biographer (Political biography)
- Vocation : Writers : Critic (Literary critic)
- Vocation : Writers : Poet
- Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Editor of "Canadian Literature" journal)
- Vocation : Writers : Other Writers (Essayist)