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Crane Thomas Frederick

Crane, Thomas Frederick, an American literary man, born at New York, 1844. He graduated at the New Jersey university, and has successively filled the posts of professor of modern languages of Spanish and Italian, and of the Romance languages, in Cornell university. He is chiefly known by his contributions to the study of folk-lore, and the history of the Romance languages, his best admired works, perhaps, being his Italian Popular Tales, Romantisme Francais, and his edition of the thirteenth-century stories of Jacques de Vitre, Bishop of Acre.