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Allen Tate

Allen Tate  

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(1899–1979),American poet and critic, born in Kentucky, began his literary career as editor of the Tennessee‐based little magazine the Fugitive, 1922–5, which published work by J. C. Ransom, L. ...
Andrew Lytle

Andrew Lytle  

(1902– ),American novelist and critic, born in Tennessee, educated at Vanderbilt University where he was associated with the Fugitive group, in particular Allen Tate (see Agrarians). He shared their ...
Donald Davidson

Donald Davidson  

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(1893–1968),Tennessee author, professor at Vanderbilt University, is one of the exponents of regionalism who founded The Fugitive and contributed to the group's symposia. His own books include The ...
Donald Justice

Donald Justice  

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(1925–2004),Florida-born poet, professor at the University of Iowa, has published gentle, well-controlled poems in The Summer Anniversaries (1960), Night Light (1967), Departures (1973), and Selected ...
I'll Take My Stand

I'll Take My Stand  

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Anthology published in 1930 by 12 Southerners to set forth their concept of regionalism as members of the Agrarians. The contributors to the symposium, actually called a manifesto, included Donald ...
John Crowe Ransom

John Crowe Ransom  

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(1888–1974),American poet and critic, was a professor (1937–58) at Kenyon College, Ohio, where he founded and edited the important Kenyon Review, a scholarly publication committed to the close ...
John Gould Fletcher

John Gould Fletcher  

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(1886–1950),Arkansas author, was influenced by Southern traditions, although from 1908 to 1933 he lived mainly in Europe. In England he was a leader of the Imagists, whose poetic theory is ...
Laura Riding

Laura Riding  

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(1901–91),American poet and critic, who worked with Robert Graves (1927–39). Her work includes Collected Poems (1938) and Selected Poems (1970); A Survey of Modernist Poetry (1927; with Graves) and ...
Merrill Moore

Merrill Moore  

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(1903–57),Tennessee poet and a member of the regionalist group that published The Fugitive (1922–25). He became a practicing psychiatrist in Boston, who found time for a prodigious body of poetry, ...
Randall Jarrell

Randall Jarrell  

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(1914–65),American poet and critic. His one novel, Pictures from an Institution (1954), is a satire on life in a progressive women's college and an early example of a campus novel. He published ...
Robert Penn Warren

Robert Penn Warren  

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(1905–89),American poet, novelist, and critic. His novels include All the King's Men (1946), a study of a power‐crazed, corrupt Southern politician, Willie Stark; Band of Angels (1955); The Cave ...

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