John Crowe Ransom Quotes

Top 13 wise famous quotes and sayings by John Crowe Ransom

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John Crowe Ransom quotes: Their free verse was no form at all, yet it made history. Their free verse was no form at all, yet it made history.
John Crowe Ransom quotes: Too much is demanded by the critic, attempted by the poet. Too much is demanded by the critic, attempted by the poet.
John Crowe Ransom quotes: I am a lady young in beauty waitingUntil my truelove comes, and then we kiss. I am a lady young in beauty waiting
Until my truelove comes, and then we kiss.
John Crowe Ransom quotes: The arts generally have had to recognize Modernism - how should poetry escape? The arts generally have had to recognize Modernism - how should poetry escape?
John Crowe Ransom quotes: And how can poetry stand up against its new conditions? Its position is perfectly precarious. And how can poetry stand up against its new conditions? Its position is perfectly precarious.
John Crowe Ransom quotes: And a wandering beauty is a blade out of its scabbard.You know how dangerous, gentlemen of threescore?May you know it yet ten more. And a wandering beauty is a blade out of its scabbard.You know how dangerous, gentlemen of threescore?May you know it yet ten more.
John Crowe Ransom quotes: And yet what is Modernism? It is undefined. And yet what is Modernism? It is undefined.
John Crowe Ransom quotes: It is a miracle of harmony, of the adaptation of the free inner life to the outward necessity of things. It is a miracle of harmony, of the adaptation of the free inner life to the outward necessity of things.
John Crowe Ransom quotes: But we moderns are impatient and destructive. But we moderns are impatient and destructive.