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Krutch, Joseph Wood

Born: 1893 AD
Died: 1970 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Critics

1893 – Born in Knoxville, Tennessee on the 25th of  November.

1918 – He serving in the army, he then travelled in Europe for a year with friend Mark Van Doren. Afterwards, he worked as teacher at Brooklyn Polytechnic.

1929 – He became a theater critic for The Nation and wrote several books, gaining acclaim through a work critical of the impact of science and technology, The Modern Temper.

1937 – He worked as a professor at Columbia University.

1940 – He also wrote biographies of Samuel Johnson and Henry David Thoreau.

1952 – He wrote books about natural issues of ecology, the southwestern desert environment, and the natural history of the Grand Canyon.

1970 – Died from colon cancer on the 22nd of May.