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John Crowe Ransom
Birth: Apr. 30, 1888
Pulaski
Giles County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1974
Gambier
Knox County
Ohio, USA

Poet and critic. Founder of the Kenyon Review and a father of the New Criticism. During the 1930s to the 1950s Ransom served as a professor at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. As a mentor to young people he turned the Ohio campus into a literary Arcadia of who's who of poetry, they included the likes of Randall Jarrell, Robie Macauley and Robert Lowell. In 1941 Ransom expressed his views on poetry and there meaning in his book "The New Criticiasm." 
 
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  Robb Reavill Ransom (1893 - 1980)*
 
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Burial:
Kenyon College Cemetery
Gambier
Knox County
Ohio, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 07, 2002
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