The indispensable anthology of poetry from the Fugitive group, this collection chronicles the impact of literary modernism on these Southern poets as their region took a "backward glance" before coming to terms with the modern world. Southern Classics Series.
About the Author
William Pratt was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, in 1927, and earned a Bachelor's degree in English in 1949. At Vanderbilt University for graduate study, he received an M.A. in English in 1951, and a Ph.D. in 1957. Since 1968 he has been Professor of English at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, publishing essays, reviews and translations in books and periodicals. He has lectured widely on Modern Poetry in the United States and Europe.