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The Fugitive Group: A Literary History

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Hardcover, First, 277 pages
Published 1959 by Louisiana State University Press

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This was an insightful work on the Fugitives (with a few reservations). The gist of the book is that the distinctive contribution of the Fugitive group had its origin in the fading traditional society of the South, grounded by rigorous training in the classics. With that foundation, and with the other critical ingredient of a strongly intellectual and congenial society of friends, they produced at least four important literary figures of the twentieth century (Ransom, Davidson, Tate, Warren; and ...more
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