Allen Tate


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American poet and critic, born in Kentucky, began his literary career as editor of the Tennessee‐based little magazine the Fugitive, 1922–5, which published work by J. C. Ransom, L. Riding, R. P. Warren, and others. His collections include Mr Pope and Other Poems (1928), Poems 1928–1931 (1932), and Collected Poems (1977). As a critic he is associated with the New Criticism.

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