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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 ... 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 the South should reject in favor of an ...

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    There was such speed in her little body,
    And such lightness in her footfall,
    It is no wonder her brown study
    Astonishes us all.
    —John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974)

    In all the good Greek of Plato
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    A better man was Aristotle,
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    Think of what our Nation stands for,
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    Equilibrists lie here; stranger, tread light;
    Close, but untouching in each other’s sight;
    Mouldered the lips and ashy the tall skull.
    Let them lie perilous and beautiful.
    —John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974)