John Gardner

Novelist, Author

1933 – 1982

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Who was John Gardner?

John Champlin Gardner Jr. was an American novelist, essayist, literary critic and university professor. He is perhaps most noted for his novel Grendel, a retelling of the Beowulf myth from the monster's point of view.

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Born
Jul 21, 1933
Batavia
Also known as
  • John Champlin Gardner Jr.
  • John Champlin Garder
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • PhD, University of Iowa
    English Language
    ( - 1958)
  • Literature
  • DePauw University
Lived in
  • Susquehanna County
    ( - 1982/09/14)
Died
Sep 14, 1982
Susquehanna Depot

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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