Allen Tate’s Confederate Ode: Who Are the Living and the Dead?

By |2019-11-01T22:02:38-05:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Civil War, History, Literature, Poetry, South, War|

It may be justly said that the past, if it is to live, must live in us; the corollary is that if it does not, then we perforce participate, to one degree or another, in a kind of living death. This is the heart of Allen Tate’s “Ode to the Confederate Dead.” Then Lytle [...]