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The unregenerate South : the agrarian thought of John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, and Donald Davidson

Author: Mark G Malvasi
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 1997.
Series: Southern literary studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Malvasi analyzes the distinct approaches Ransom, Tate, and Davidson took on such issues as rural poverty, religion, race relations, and the effects of the New Deal on the twentieth-century South. The influence that their poetry and views on literature had on their social and political thought is convincingly illustrated, as is each man's views on the role of the writer in the modern world. Tate maintained that the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: John Crowe Ransom; Donald Davidson; Allen Tate; Donald Davidson; John Crowe Ransom; Allen Tate; Donald Davidson; John Crowe Ransom; Allen Tate; Donald Davidson, Schriftsteller.; Allen Tate; John Crowe Ransom
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark G Malvasi
ISBN: 0807121436 9780807121436
OCLC Number: 36582071
Description: xx, 261 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The southern conservative tradition in the modern world --
Ransom's agrarian aesthetic: what these have done in love --
Ransom and the Republic of Letters: a faraway time of gentleness --
Tate's agrarian faith: knowledge carried to the heart --
Tate and southern redemption: all are born Yankees --
Davidson and the southern tradition: that rage of belief --
Davidson's defense of the South: a land still fought for --
The southern conservative tradition in retrospect and prospect: generations of the faithful heart.
Series Title: Southern literary studies.
Responsibility: Mark G. Malvasi.

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Malvasi analyzes the distinct approaches Ransom, Tate, and Davidson took on such issues as rural poverty, religion, race relations, and the effects of the New Deal on the twentieth-century South. The influence that their poetry and views on literature had on their social and political thought is convincingly illustrated, as is each man's views on the role of the writer in the modern world. Tate maintained that the South preserved many of the values that the Agrarians had long advocated. By the time of his conversion to Catholicism in 1950, however, he believed that history had to be subordinate to Christian dogma and revelation. Davidson held an almost mystical view of the South; he found tradition inadequate to comprehend what he saw as the unity of the living, the dead, and the unborn. Ransom abandoned Agrarianism by the late 1930s to focus on his poetry and the Republic of Letters. His ultimate acceptance of an industrial-capitalist modernity separated him in a fundamental way from both Davidson and Tate. The conflicting images of southern history and tradition presented in The Unregenerate South serve to explain the disparities among Ransom, Tate, and Davidson in the spheres of literature, society, religion, and race.

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