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Granville Hicks

Granville HicksBorn: 9-Sep-1901
Birthplace: Exeter, NH
Died: 18-Jun-1982
Location of death: Franklin Park, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Marxist critic, The Great Tradition

Wife: Dorothy Dyer (m. 1925)
Daughter: Stephanie Craib (b. 1927, d. 23-Sep-2001)

    University: Harvard University (1923)
    Theological: Harvard University (1925)
    University: MA, Harvard University (1929)
    Teacher: Smith College (1925-28)
    Professor: Associate Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    Communist Party USA Joined 1934, Left 1939 after Molotov-Ribbentrop
    League of American Writers
    Risk Factors: Smoking

Author of books:
The Great Tradition (1933, criticism, from a Marxist perspective)
I Like America (1935, nonfiction)
Figures of Transition (1939, nonfiction)
Small Town (1946, nonfiction)
Where We Came Out (1954, nonfiction)
The Living Novel (1957, criticism)
Part of the Truth: An Autobiography (1965, memoir)
Literary Horizons (1970, criticism)

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