Selected Letters of Robert Penn Warren: Volume Two, The Southern Review Years, 1935-1942
At the beginning of 1935, Robert Penn Warren had every reason to be optimistic about the future. Having escaped the brink of unemployment the previous fall to join fellow Vanderbilt alumnus and Rhodes scholar Cleanth Brooks on the English faculty at Louisiana State University (which was enjoying a boom thanks to the favoritism shown by the Long regime), Warren was destined...more
Hardcover, 433 pages
Published March 1st 2001 by Louisiana State University Press
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Robert Penn Warren was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic, and was one of the founders of New Criticism. He was also a charter member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. He is the only person to have won Pulitzer Prizes for both fiction and poetry. He won the Pulitzer in 1947 for his novel All the King's Men (1946) and won his subsequent Pulitzer Prizes for poetry in 1957 and then...moreMore about Robert Penn Warren...