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Jones, Howard Mumford

Born: 1892 AD
Died: 1980 AD, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Critics, Educators


US author, literary critic, and educator


president of American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1944-1951


wrote "The Theory of American Literature" 1948, "O Strange New World: American Culture-The Formative Years" 1964 (Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction 1965), "Jeffersonianism and the American Novel" 1967


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