Definition of Ransom, John Crowe in English:

Ransom, John Crowe

proper noun

  • (1888–1974), US poet and critic. With "The New Criticism" (1941) he started a school of criticism that rejected the Victorian emphasis on literature as a moral force and advocated a close analysis of textual structure in isolation from the social background of the text.

Pronunciation:

Ransom, John Crowe

/ˈransəm/