Rubin, Louis Decimus, 1923-

The wary fugitives : four poets and the South / Louis D. Rubin, Jr. - Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c1978. - xv, 384 p. ; 24 cm. - The Walter Lynwood Fleming lectures in southern history . - Walter Lynwood Fleming lectures in southern history. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

John Crowe Ransom: the wary fugitive -- Allen Tate: the poetry of modernism -- Donald Davidson: the poet as Southerner -- The agrarian enterprise: I'll take my stand -- The descent from the mountain -- Robert Penn Warren: love and knowledge.

Rubin explores the relationships between the poetry, novels, and literary criticism of John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, Donald Davidson, and Robert Penn Warren.

0807103608 : 080710454X 9780807103609 : 080710454X 080710454X (pbk.) 9780807104545 (pbk.)


Fugitives (Group)


American literature--History and criticism.--Southern States
American literature--History and criticism.--20th century
Poets, American--Homes and haunts--Tennessee--Nashville.
Poets, American--20th century--Biography.

Tennessee--Intellectual life--20th century.
Southern States--Intellectual life--1865-
Nashville (Tenn.)--Intellectual life.
Southern States--In literature.

PS261 / .R677