Raymond Knister

Novelist, Author

1899 – 1932

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Who was Raymond Knister?

John Raymond Knister was a Canadian poet, novelist, story writer, columnist, and reviewer, "known primarily for his realistic narratives set in rural Canada ... Knister was a highly respected member of the Canadian literary community during the 1920s and early 1930s, and recent criticism has acknowledged him as a pioneer in establishing a distinctively modern voice in Canadian literature."

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Born
May 27, 1899
Ruscom Station, Ontario
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Nationality
  • Canada
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Education
  • University of Toronto
Died
Aug 29, 1932

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