JOHN CROWE RANSOM, born April 30, 1888, in
Pulaski, Tennessee, lives in Gambler, Ohio, where he has
for many years been professor of English at Kenyon
College and editor of the Kenyon Review. He was educated at Vanderbilt University, where he was one of the
group of poets who became known as the "Fugitives," and
at Oxford, to which he went as a Rhodes scholar. His
several books of criticism have been widely influential,
and he has been mentor to many distinguished young
poets, among them Robert Lowell, Randall Jarrell, and
the late Edgar Bogardus.
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Book title: The Modern Poets:An American-British Anthology.
Contributors: John Malcolm Brinnin - Editor, Bill Read - Editor.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1963.
Page number: 273.
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