The Fathers

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1938.

Price: $250.00

First edition. Fine in a very near fine dustwrapper with a couple of unobtrusive short tears. A lovely copy of this important Southern author's first novel.

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The Fathers. Allen TATE.

Allen Tate
birth name: John Orley Allen Tate
born: 11/19/1899
died: 2/9/1979

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Biography

American poet, teacher, and novelist, and a leading exponent of the New Criticism. In both his criticism and his poetry, he emphasized the writer's need for a tradition to adhere to; he found his own tradition in the culture of the conservative, agrarian South and later, in Roman Catholicism, to which he was converted in 1950. Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore