Lot 420 of 459:
John Crowe Ransom's Armageddon  

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Title:
Armageddon...The Southern Prize Poem and the Honors of 1923
Author:
Ransom, John Crowe
Place:
Charleston, S. C
Publisher:
Poetry Society of South Carolina
Date:
1923
Description:

[18] pp. (8vo), saddle stitched printed wrappers.  First Edition. 

In 1923 John Crowe Ransom was the recipient of the Southern Prize poem award for his poem "Armageddon." Runners-up were William Alexander Percy and Donald Davidson, whose poems "A Fragment" and "Avalon" also appear here. John Crowe Ransom was an American educator, scholar, literary critic, poet, essayist and editor. He is considered to be a founder of the New Criticism school of literary criticism. From the inventory of Burton Weiss, Bookseller. Scarce.

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Condition:
Light wear to wrappers, beginning to split at head of spine; very good.
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Item number:
290776a
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