Ransom, John Crowe

(30 abr. 1888, Pulaski, Tenn., EE.UU.–4 jul. 1974, Gambier, Ohio).

Poeta y crítico estadounidense. Ransom fue estudiante y luego profesor de la Universidad de Vanderbilt, donde llegó a ser el líder de los Fugitivos, un grupo de poetas que se caracterizaban por creer en el Sur y sus tradiciones agrarias y que publicaban la influyente revista The Fugitive (1922–25); era uno de los Fugitivos conocidos como Agrarios que contribuyeron a I'll Take My Stand [Tomaré una postura] (1930). En Kenyon College, fundó y editó (1939–59) The Kenyon Review. Entre sus estudios literarios se cuentan The New Criticism [La nueva crítica] (1941), que le dio nombre a un importante movimiento crítico (See Nueva crítica) y llegó a ser reconocido como uno de los teóricos más importantes del renacimiento literario sureño de la entreguerra. Recibió el National Book Award por su Selected Poems [Poemas escogidos] (1945; ed. revisada, 1969).

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  • Ransom, John Crowe — born April 30, 1888, Pulaski, Tenn., U.S. died July 4, 1974, Gambier, Ohio U.S. poet and critic. Ransom attended and later taught at Vanderbilt University, where he became the leader of the Fugitives, a group of poets who shared a belief in the… …   Universalium

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