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Allen Tate

Poet, Author, Critic (19-Nov-1899 — 9-Feb-1979)


Ferman Bishop. Allen Tate. Twayne. 1967. 172pp.

John Tyree Fain; Thomas Daniel Young (editors). The Literary Correspondence of Donald Davidson and Allen Tate. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press. 1974. 442pp.

Mark G. Malvasi. The Unregenerate South: The Agrarian Thought of John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, and Donald Davidson. Louisiana State University Press. 1997. 261pp.

Marion Montgomery. John Crowe Ransom and Allen Tate: At Odds about the Ends of History and the Mystery of Nature. McFarland & Company. 2003.

John L. Stewart. The Fugitives and Agrarians: The Nashville Groups of the 1920's and 1930's, and the Writing of John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, and Robert Penn Warren. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 1966. 551pp.

Alphonse Vinh (editor). Cleanth Brooks and Allen Tate: Collected Letters, 1933-1976. University of Missouri Press. 1998. 278pp.

Reed Whittemore. Six Literary Lives: The Shared Impiety of Adams, London, Sinclair, Williams, Dos Passos, and Tate. University of Missouri Press. 1992. 280pp.


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  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.689)

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.745)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1433)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.1019)

  11. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.315)

  12. Contemporary Novelists (pp.1219-22)

  13. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1385)

  14. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.745)

  15. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1009)

  16. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.204)

  17. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.719)

  18. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.318)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.116)

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