Allen Tate

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United States poet and critic (1899-1979)

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The usual suspects counted among the Southern New Critics, the poets and scholars from Vanderbilt known as the Fugitives and their circle of acquaintances, are given their due (for example, John Crowe Ransom, Donald Davidson, Allen Tate, Robert Penn Warren, et al.).
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In the fall of 1930, Allen Tate was riding the success of two biographies, Stonewall Jackson: The Good Soldier (1928) and Jefferson Davis: His Rise and Fall (1929).
Relying on contemporaneous correspondence from Winters to Allen Tate, a common friend, Parkinson fills in what gaps he can, and the result is well worth reading.
But where Davie is at his best is with a kindred spirit like that of Allen Tate, a Southerner, not with a Westerner like Winters or a stubbornly defiant urban American like Williams.
The poet and critic Allen Tate used it to refer to the elements that are necessary for a work to be considered whole or complete.
He drove to Clarksville, Tennessee, with his mother's psychiatrist, <IR> MERRILL MOORE </IR> , and presented himself to Moore's friend, the poet and critic <IR> ALLEN TATE </IR> .
During the early stages of my own research into the life of an equally contradictory Southern writer, Allen Tate, the tradition-minded Southern poet and critic whom many acknowledge as the grandfather of the Southern Literary Renaissance, I was intrigued to discover that Tare and his first wife, novelist Caroline Gordon, were mentors to Percy early in his career.
Allen Tate's Phi Beta Kappa Address or Faulkner's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech were major events, for these authors possessed authority.
Wilbur's rendition of the famous sonnet "Correspondences" competes with those done by other poets, notably Roy Campbell, Allen Tate, and Richard Howard (the latter's is unrhymed).
(Hilda Doolittle), Allen Tate, Samuel Beckett, William Carlos Williams, Ernest Hemingway, Hart Crane, Dylan Thomas, and Franz Kafka.
A perspicacious editor and the respected mentor at Vanderbilt of <IR> ALLEN TATE </IR> , <IR> ANDREW LYTLE </IR> , <IR> ROBERT PENN WARREN </IR> , <IR> CLEANTH BROOKS </IR> , and <IR> RANDALL JARRELL </IR> and at Kenyon of <IR> PETER TAYLOR </IR> , <IR> ROBERT LOWELL </IR> , and <IR> JAMES WRIGHT </IR> , Ransom owes his enduring popularity with students of Southern literature to a small body of poems, which he wrote as one of the <IR> FUGITIVES </IR> , and to a lesser extent to the criticism that occupied him during the succeeding four decades.
This was the image that enticed the Southern Agrarians in their war against the ills of industrialism and modernity in I'll Take My Stand--and in particular Allen Tate, who defined his own modernity time and again in opposition to what he thought was that lost world of organic stability and tradition, a world both alluring and ultimately elusive.
First, he was an important member of the Fugitive poets, the group of Southern writers who had clustered around Vanderbilt University in the 1920s and included Robert Penn Warren, John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, and a number of lesser figures.