Allen Tate

Allen Tate

The American critic, poet, novelist and educator
How does one happen to write a poem: where does it come from? That is the question asked by the psychologists or the geneticists of poetry.More Allen Tate quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Antiquity breached mortality with myths.
Narcissus is vocabulary. Hermes decorates
A cornice on the Third National Bank.More Allen Tate quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The only real evidence that any critic may bring before his gaze is the finished poem.More Allen Tate quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The dusk runs down the lane driven like hail;
Far off a precise whistle is escheat
To the dark; and then the towering weak and pale....More Allen Tate quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In a manner of speaking, the poem is its own knower, neither poet nor reader knowing anything that the poem says apart from the words of the poem.More Allen Tate quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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