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John Crowe Ransom

John Crowe Ransom (April 30, 1888, Pulaski, Tennessee – July 3, 1974, Gambier, Ohio) was an American poet, essayist, magazine editor, and professor.

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John Crowe Ransom - Agrarian Theorist
... In 1930, Ransom along with 11 other Southern Agrarians published the conservative, Agrarian manifesto I'll Take My Stand The South and the Agrarian Tradition, which ... Ransom's contribution to I'll Take My Stand is his essay "Reconstructed but Unregenerate" which starts the book and lays out the Southern Agrarians' basic argument ... In various essays influenced by his Agrarian beliefs, Ransom defended the manifesto's assertion that modern industrial capitalism was a dehumanizing force that ...

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    And weeping fast as she had breath
    Janet implored us, ‘Wake her from her sleep!’
    And would not be instructed in how deep
    Was the forgetful kingdom of death.
    —John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974)

    For I could tell you a story which is true;
    I know a lady with a terrible tongue,
    Blear eyes fallen from blue,
    All her perfections tarnished—and yet it is not long
    Since she was lovelier than any of you.
    —John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974)

    Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.
    —Bible: New Testament St. John the Divine, in Revelation, 22:20.

    from the penultimate verse in the New Testament; the last is: “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.”

    Now the poor comb stood up straight
    But Chucky did not.
    —John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974)