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welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

wrathofgnon: "Modernism is skepticism and disillusionment, and ends in despair." — John Crowe Ransom (1888-1974), 1935

wrathofgnon: John Crowe Ransom, on the importance and humbling character of tragedy, a genre that is effectively banished today.

PoetryTrain: Bells For John Whiteside’s Daughter poem by John Crowe Ransom

PoetryTrain: "Captain Carpenter" by John Crowe Ransom (read by Tom O'Bedlam)

PoetryTrain: Maxime Wegman - "Piazza Piece" by John Crowe Ransom

PoetryTrain: "Dead Boy" by John Crowe Ransom (read by Tom O'Bedlam)

PoetryTrain: Poets have Chanted Mortality by John Crowe Ransom (read by Tom O'Bedlam)

PoetryTrain: John Crowe Ransom (1888-1974) – Chapter 16:

PoetryTrain: John Crowe Ransom lecturing at UCLA 4/22/1963

PoetryTrain: Spectral Lovers by John Crowe Ransom

PoetryTrain: Angus Vieira reads Captain Carpenter by John Crowe Ransom

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

nonnecromancer: The Complete Poems, John Crowe Ransom

WVPitt: John Crowe Ransom's poem "Noonday Grace" is so good.

wrathofgnon: John Crowe Ransom (1888-1974) on native love.

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

IVMiles: The beginning of John Crowe Ransom’s ”Noonday Grace.”

IVMiles: “The garden’s curse is at last unsaid.” John Crowe Ransom, “The Swimmer”

xchrisgonz: John Crowe Ransom gracefully rejecting some of Viereck’s poetry.

MSU__English: OTD (19 November) in 1899, poet and literary critic Allen Tate was born near Winchester, KY. Tate is best remembered as one of the Fugitive Poets, along with John Crowe Ransom and Robert Penn Warren.

wrathofgnon: "Nature wears out man before man can ever wear out nature." - John Crowe Ransom, 1930

MatthewATrump: After discovering poetry readings on Youtube, I wished there were many, many more examples of recitations with the simultaneous text. Wonderful recitations available by Tom O'Bedlam, whose voice is marvelous for, say John Crowe Ransom, but I need a break from him sometimes.

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

DerekBlasberg: RIP JOHN RICHARDSON. “I sat in a friendly company / And wagged my wicked tongue so well / My friends were listening close to hear / The wickedest tales that I could tell” (From ‘The Lover’ by John Crowe Ransom)

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

jrlind: I just read a review of a new edition of John Crowe Ransom’s poetry in which the critic (lovingly) said “Latinate polysyllables and homely southernisms jostle together” and I felt extremely seen

JMWSPT: Never tiring of John Crowe Ransom - JAMES MATTHEW WILSON

USSANews: Gerard Manley Hopkins’s Sermons, John Crowe Ransom’s Collected Poems, and a Prize-Winning Flannery O’Connor Documentary

markjuelich: Gerard Manley Hopkins’s Sermons, John Crowe Ransom’s Collected Poems, and a Prize-Winning Flannery O’Connor Documentary

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