Collected Poems, 1919-1976 by Allen Tate
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Collected Poems, 1919-1976
By Allen Tate

Collected Poems, 1919-1976

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Collected Poems, 1919-1976 by Allen Tate

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One of the early-twentieth century Southern intellectuals and artists of the early twentieth century known as the Agrarians, Allen Tate wrote poetry that was rooted strongly in that region's past in the land, the people, and the traditions of the American South as well as in the forms and concerns of the classic poets. In "Ode to the Confederate Dead" generally recognized as his greatest poem he delineates both the horror of the sight of rows of tombstones at a Confederate cemetery and the honor that such sacrifice embodies, resulting in "a masterpiece that could not be transcended" (William Pratt)."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780374530952
ISBN-10: 0374530955
Format: Paperback / softback
(209mm x 146mm x 18mm)
Pages: 217
Imprint: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Allen Tate

Allen Tate (1899-1979) was born in Winchester, Kentucky, and spent much of his adult life teaching first in the South, then in Minnesota. He is also the author of the novel "The Fathers."

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