Collected Poems, 1919-1976


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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).

Title:: Collected Poems, 1919-1976


Categories: Poetry,

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: October 2007

ISBN Number:: 0374530955

ISBN Number: 13: 9780374530952

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: Used - Good

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