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Allen Tate - American Writers 39

Allen Tate - American Writers 39: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1964
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Allen Tate - American Writers 39
    Book Description:

    Allen Tate. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5197-9
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Allen Tate
    (pp. 5-45)

    One of Allen Tate’s recent essays, “A Southern Mode of the Imagination,” mentions an amiable old calumny against Kentucky: that it seceded from the Union after the fighting was over. Lincoln had promised not to disturb the institution of slavery in Kentucky if Kentucky stayed in the Union, and the promise was kept. Loyal to the Union throughout the Civil War, Kentucky was only nominally in the Union from December 1865, when the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery, until about the time of World War I, when the South generally began to look outside itself and see, Tate says, “for the...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 46-48)