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John Crowe Ransom (1888 – 1974)

Nationality: American
Born: American
Periods: American: 20th Century

“major minor poet”; won the Bollingen Prize for Poetry (1951) and the National Book Award (1964) mostly for poems written 1922-1925

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Chills and Fever

Poems about God

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Two Gentlemen in Bonds

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Criticism about John Crowe Ransom

Modern American Poetry: John Crowe Ransom (1888-1974)
Criticism, commentary, biographical information, and a chronology, this entry from the Modern American Poetry (MAPS) website, which came about when, Cary Nelson, editor for the Anthology of Modern American Poetry for Oxford University Press, and the advisory board for that work wanted to provide more information to readers than would fit in the book.
Contains: Commentary, Criticism, Pictures, Timeline, Full Bio, Awards, Works List
Author: Cary Nelson and Edward Brunner
From: Department of English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Academy of American Poets – John Crowe Ransom
Site contains an audio reading of “Blue Girls,” some biographical information, links to pages on relatated writers, and external links to more resources on Ransom.
Contains: Pictures, Full Bio, Works List
From: American Academy of Poets

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