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WithArora: “Criticism, Inc.” by John Crowe Ransom discussed in Hindi

WithArora: “Criticism, Inc.” by John Crowe Ransom discussed in Hindi

allenmendenhall: On John Crowe Ransom’s Newly Discovered Agrarian Classic - Crisis Magazine

dada_ist: ( JOHN CROWE RANSOM POEM ) A boy not beautiful, nor good, nor clever, A black cloud full of storms too hot for keeping, A sword beneath his mother's heart—yet never Woman bewept her babe as this is weeping. ( SONICYOUTH " I love you golden blue " )

acrimonyand: It is out of fashion in these days to look backward rather than forward. About the only American given to it is some unreconstructed Southerner, who persists in his regard for a certain terrain, a certain history, and a certain inherited way of living. — John Crowe Ransom

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

HowardFricker: Check out this tweet from POETSorg: Where is your love by the mellow moon? —John Crowe Ransom

POETSorg: Where is your love by the mellow moon? —John Crowe Ransom

JDMurrah: "Nature wears out man before man can wear out nature." ~John Crowe Ransom

howtingmi: At the end of chap VIII, Prof. Kirk defines “Toryism” and mentions the “squirearchy.” John Crowe Ransom uses the same term in his contribution to ‘I’ll take my Stand.’ Was this term common? Did Prof. Kirk get it from Prof. Ransom?

RayBoomhower: "God have mercy on the sinner Who must write with no dinner, No gravy and no grub, No pewter and no pub, No belly and no bowels, Only consonants and vowels." John Crowe Ransom, born on this day in 1888

SSBrockville: John Crowe Ransom (b. April 30, 1888) he was a prize-winning poet and essayist and a founder of the New Criticism school. He was the first editor of the widely regarded Kenyon Review and a teacher and mentor to a generation of accomplished students.

SSBDupont: John Crowe Ransom (b. April 30, 1888) he was a prize-winning poet and essayist and a founder of the New Criticism school. He was the first editor of the widely regarded Kenyon Review and a teacher and mentor to a generation of accomplished students.

cowboycoleridge: The Lovers' Chronicle 30 April - Tell Me, verse by mac tag - art by Luigi Russolo - verse by John Crowe Ransom

NORTHTRENTON: And Happy Birthday to John Crowe Ransom (d. 1974), Harold Breen (d. 1966), Joachim Von Ribbentrop (d. 1946), Philippe Panneton (d. 1960), Reverend Gary Davis (d. 1972), Hans List (d. 1996) and Humberto Mauro (d. 1983).

chamiltonemery: Born on this day | John Crowe Ransom | Poet and founder of the New Criticism

ARTSalamode: Born 4/30: painter Francesco Primaticcio, sculptor Frederick Edward "F.E." McWilliam, wrtiers john Crowe Ransom, Larry Niven, jazz bass Percy Heath, singer/songwriters Bobby Vee, Amanda Palmer, Justin Vernon, director Lars von Trier.

ARTSalamode: "And how can poetry stand up against its new conditions? Its position is perfectly precarious." John Crowe Ransom

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to poet/writer/academic John Crowe Ransom (April 30, 1888), author of "Poems about God" (1919) et al.

BlueCrew86: But we moderns are impatient and destructive. - John Crowe Ransom

revmaddog3: 1888 John Crowe Ransom, American poet and critic (God Without Thunder), born in Pulaski, Tennessee (d. 1974) "April Treason" by John Crowe Ransom (read by Tom O'Bedlam)

BookPeopleRVA: It's the Birthday of John Crowe Ransom.

JohnPresnall: I also read Doctorow because I learned he studied with John Crowe Ransom at Kenyon, and because, like Robert Penn Warren, he wrote episodic novels of American history, tying personal and public with larger philosophical themes of America. /6

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

BLCKDGRD: On the Fugitives - it's been twenty years since I read Allen Tate or Robert Penn Warren or John Crowe Ransom, etc (I only read Warren a LOT of the lot)

InadeBree: ‘Practice your beauty, blue girls, before it fail; And I will cry with my loud lips and publish beauty ...’ — John Crowe Ransom | Frederick Carl Frieseke Girl in Blue, 1915

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

BookRarities: 1941 book first edition THE NEW CRITICISM by JOHN CROWE RANSOM first printing/dj

FatBoi843: It emphasized close reading particularly of poetry to discover how a work of literature functioned as a self contained self referential aesthetic object the movement derived it's name from John Crowe Ransom's 1941 Book The New Criticism

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

thedarkhorsemag: John Crowe Ransom, first UK edition of the Selected Poems. A poet as distinctive as George Mackay Brown. Ransom was an influence on early Plath (& Hughes), particularly noticeable in a poem like ‘Spinster’ in *The Colossus and other poems*.

Whitesides_Band: We are working on new tunes and hope to release a 7" EP later this year. The lead track will be an adaptation of John Crowe Ransom's poem "Bells for John Whiteside's Daughter"--the poem that spawned our name. We'll keep you posted.

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

AfterLetters: Tie the white fillets then about your lustrous hair And think no more of what will come to pass - John Crowe Ransom

acrimonyand: It is the European intention to live materially along the inherited line of least resistance, in order to put the surplus of energy into the free life of the mind. — John Crowe Ransom

Zarathanarchy: John Crowe Ransom, southern agrarian poetry movement, 1920s.

ArchieG1946: John Crowe Ransom in 1958, already sensing the problem with the search for literary “relevance” and the turn from the canon. An inevitable effect of mass culture perhaps.

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

tonyplcc: “...Go listen to your teachers old and contrary, Without believing a word... And think no more of what will come to pass... Practise your beauty...It is so frail...yet it is not long...Since she was lovelier than any of you” Extracts from Blue Girls by John Crowe Ransom

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

allenmendenhall: The Odd Immortality of John Crowe Ransom

UnderlyingAssum: “Ransom’s poems ... remind us to cherish the surface of things and the depths they conceal; to treat the oddness of the rhythm of things as occasion for us to enter more attentively into the mysteries that lie within, behind, and beyond them.”

ArchieG1946: The Odd Immortality of John Crowe Ransom

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

JMWSPT: Never tiring of John Crowe Ransom

realnickcarden: There were plenty before the neocons took over in the 60s. Richard Weaver TS Eliot John Crowe Ransom Clyde Wilson Paul Gottfried Robert Taft

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

seeshespeak: “Criticism is a painful job for the sort of mind that wants to be very sure about things.” John Crowe Ransom

gasfacebot: john crowe ransom gets the gasface

poemtoday: New Tumblr post: "A poem by John Crowe Ransom"

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

nivchara_yahel: Haha! Me, too. Sure miss forcing the works of those radical hippie communists John Crowe Ransom and I.A. Richards on their impressionable young minds.

SilasLapham: John Crowe Ransom's "Reconstructed but Unregenerate" in I'll Take My Stand

ryanaboyd: from my monograph “John Crowe Ransom and the New Horny Formalism”

jbrandonmeeks: Listened to a lecture last night by John Crowe Ransom on poetry. Big mood; chill aesthetic.

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

WVPitt: "Money-making, so far as the American farmer is concerned, is like the grace of God: it cannot be purchased successfully as an end in itself." -- John Crowe Ransom, "Land!", pg. 26

boypoetforlife: Searching for my old pocket watch this morning... rain and these lines from John Crowe Ransom found me with the heart patch of the old Laurel Brigade. from “The Vanity of the Bright Young Men”

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

BobNLestrange: For John Crowe Ransom’s Anniversary, here’s Piazza Piece. I might do another recording:

stephen_crow: And most of those want a completed Ms., not a work in progress. The tendency to become a Mandarin is a strong temptation, a beneficiary of the system who mocks and refuses to participate in the system. One of the first writers housed at a major university, John Crowe Ransom--

JoinPakMcqs: Name the author of The New Criticism ? - A. F. R. Leavis B. Allen Tate C. John Crowe Ransom D. R. P. Blackmur

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

Dadinista: I refuse to believe that a definitive edition of John Crowe Ransom's collected poems being released on the very day I went to look for one is anything other than God giving me a little pick me up

Dadinista: If someone wants to buy this for me, I wouldn't say no The Complete Poems by John Crowe Ransom

danjusticecasey: “The theory that excellence lies in the perfection of the single functions, and that society should demand that its members be hard specialists, assumes there is no particular harm in missing something.” || John Crowe Ransom

Dadinista: Not sure I've ever fallen in love with a poet as quickly as I have for John Crowe Ransom

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom

RColesworthy: Nothing like a good *lolsob* upon encountering John Crowe Ransom’s casual 1938 reference to the “lavish endowment” behind English departments while packing old files on a Sunday afternoon

welfordwrites: Necrological, a poem by John Crowe Ransom



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