John Fraser was born in North London. He was a boarder at a country grammar school during the war. He did two years of National Service in the R.A.F. In 1948 he attended Balliol College, Oxford as an Exhibitioner (junior scholar). He then taught high-school in Israel for two years, then moved to the U.S. In 1961 he received a Ph.D. in English from the University of Minnesota. While in Minnesota, he met and married artist Carol Hoorn. In 1961 he and his wife moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he was George Munro Professor of English at Dalhousie University until his retirement in 1993. He published three print books, Violence in the Arts (1974), America and the Patterns of Chivalry (1982), and The Name of Action: Critical Essays (1985).
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- 3 editions - first published in 1974
- 1 edition - first published in 1979
- 1 edition - first published in 1982
- 1 edition - first published in 1984
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