Ransom, John Crowe

Born: Apr 30, 1888 AD
Died: 1974 AD, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Poets

1888 - Born on the 30th of April in Pulaski, Tenn., U.S.

1914 - He taught English there, where he was the leader of the Fugitives a group of poets that published the influential literary magazine

1922-1925 - The Fugitive and shared a belief in the South and its regional traditions.

         - Ransom's poetry is collected in Chills and Fever.

1927 - Two Gentlemen in Bonds.

1930 - God Without Thunder.

1938 - The World's Body.


1950 - Bollingen Prize.


1958 - His retirement at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio.

1959 - He founded and edited the literary magazine The Kenyon Review.

1969 - Won a National Book Award, contained revisions of his earlier work.

1974 - Died on the 4th of July in Gambier, Ohio.

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